InAir ADSS

InAir ADSS MT FRP Defender part no.
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Multi-Tube (MT) FiberGlass Rods (FRP) Defender

This design combines enhanced optical reliability with the highest degree of rodent resistance available in an all-dielectric cable. It also can be used as an all-dielectric direct buried cable solution.

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Central strength member (fiberglass reinforced plastic)

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Optical fiber

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PBT loose tube filled with water-blocking gel

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Water-swellable yarns

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Inner jacket

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Water-swellable yarns

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Fiberglass rods

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Jacket

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Ripcord

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Ripcord

Anti-rodent additive in the outer jacket for first-line protection

Designed for use in aerial applications of 138 kV or less where damage from squirrels/rodents is apparent

Superior protection from mechanical damage - FRP rods
provide strength and second-line protection

Completely protected from water ingress

Maximum rated design tension up to 4496 lb

Maximum rated design tension (MRDT) 1574 lb
Crush — 228 lb/in
Fiber count up to 16 up to 32 up to 48 up to 64 up to 72 up to 96 up to 144
Cable diameter, in 0.488 0.496 0.512 0.520 0.567 0.567 0.693
Cable weight, lb/ft 0.092 0.094 0.100 0.102 0.121 0.121 0.197
Min bending radius, in 7.323 7.441 7.677 7.795 8.504 8.504 10.394
Maximum rated design tension (MRDT) 3597 lb
Crush — 228 lb/in
Fiber count up to 16 up to 32 up to 48 up to 64 up to 72 up to 96 up to 144
Cable diameter, in 0.575 0.583 0.598 0.606 0.638 0.638 0.693
Cable weight, lb/ft 0.141 0.143 0.152 0.153 0.167 0.167 0.197
Min bending radius, in 8.622 8.740 8.976 9.094 9.567 9.567 10.394
Maximum rated design tension (MRDT) 4496 lb
Crush — 228 lb/in
Fiber count up to 16 up to 32 up to 48 up to 64 up to 72 up to 96 up to 144
Cable diameter, in 0.614 0.622 0.638 0.646 0.669 0.669 0.693
Cable weight, lb/ft 0.165 0.168 0.178 0.181 0.190 0.190 0.197
Min bending radius, in 9.213 9.331 9.567 9.685 10.039 10.039 10.394
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Operation temperature -58°F … 158°F
Installation temperature -22°F … 122°F
Transportation and storage temperature -58°F … 158°F
Minimum bending radius 15x cable diameter
Life time 40 years

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