Central Loose Tube FO Cable

NON-ARMORED, SINGLE JACKET PE/LSZH

Description

. Fiber Optic Cable
. Central Loose Tube / Non-Armored / Single Jacket PE or LSZH
. Color coded fibers, filled central loose tube, strength member, ripcord and outer jacket.

CABLE CONSTRUCTION

Movie Title Items Description

Items

Description

Number of Fibers

Max. 24

Loose Buffer Tube

PBT (Polybutylene terephthalate)

Filling Compound
in Loose Buffer Tube

Thixotropic Jelly Compound

Strength Member

Glass yarns

Rip Cord

One ripcord

Outer Jacket

Material

Black PE or Black LSZH

Thickness

Nom. 1.0mm

 

MECHANICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE

Movie Title Items Test Method And Acceptance Criteria

Items

Test Method And Acceptance Criteria

Tensile Loading
And Bending Test

# Test method: TIA/EIA-455-33A
-. Mandrel diameter: 30D (D = cable diameter)
-. Installation tensile load: 1,200N for 1 hour
-. Residual tensile load: 600N for 10 minutes
# Acceptance Criteria
-. Fiber strain: = 0.6 for installation tensile load
-. Attenuation increment: = 0.10 dB (SMF), = 0.20 dB (MMF)
for residual tensile load

Compressive Loading Resistance Test

# Test method: TIA/EIA-455-41A
-. Short term load: 2200 N/10cm for 1 minute
-. Long term load: 1100 N/10cm for 10 minutes
# Acceptance Criteria
-. Attenuation increment: = 0.10 dB (SMF), = 0.20 dB (MMF)
after completion of the test
-. No jacket cracking and fiber breakage

Repeated Impact Test

# Test method: TIA/EIA-455-25C
-. Height of impact: 150mm
-. Impacting mass: 3kg
-. No. of impact cycles: 2 cycles at 3 different points
# Acceptance Criteria
-. Attenuation increment: = 0.10 dB (SMF), = 0.20 dB (MMF)
after completion of the test
-. No jacket cracking and fiber breakage

Cyclic Flexing Test

# Test method: TIA/EIA-455-104A
-. Sheave diameter: 20D (D = cable diameter)
-. No. of flexing cycles: 25 cycles
-. Flexing speed: 30 cycles/minute
# Acceptance Criteria
-. Attenuation increment: = 0.10 dB (SMF), = 0.20 dB (MMF)
after completion of the test
-. No jacket cracking and fiber breakage

Cable Twist Test

# Test method: TIA/EIA-455-85A
-. Cable length twisted: 2m
-. No. of twist cycles: 10 cycles
-. Twist angle: ±180°
# Acceptance Criteria
-. Attenuation increment: = 0.10 dB (SMF), = 0.20 dB (MMF)
after completion of the test
-. No jacket cracking and fiber breakage

Temperature Cycling Test

# Test method: TIA/EIA-455-3A
-. Temperature cycling schedule
: 23°C ? -20°C ? 70°C ? -20°C ? 70°C ? 23°C
-. Soak time at each temperature: 8hours
# Acceptance Criteria
-. Attenuation increment: = 0.15 dB/km (SMF), = 0.30 dB/km (MMF)

Water Penetration Test

# Test method: TIA/EIA-455-82B
-. Length of specimen: 3m
-. Height of pressure head: 1m
-. Test time: 24 hours
# Acceptance Criteria
-. No leakage through the open cable end

Flammability Test
(LSZH Jacket Cable only)

# Test method and Acceptance Criteria
The cable shall comply with IEC 332-1..

APPLICATION

Fiber optic telecommunication cables used for duct application