InAir Figure 8

InAir Figure 8 MT GSW part no.
0068
Multi-Tube (MT) Galvanized Steel Wires (GSW)

A figure-8 design for a simple one-step installation in the communications space of distribution lines.

1

Central strength member (dielectric fiberglass reinforced plastic)

2

Optical fiber

3

PBT loose tube filled with water-blocking gel

4

Water-swellable yarns

5

Jacket

6

Steel wire

7

Ripcord

Affordable alternative to InAir ADSS

Low installation cost

Maximum rated design tension (MRDT) 899 lb (4 kN)
Crush 126 lb/in (0.22 kN/cm)
External strength member jacket diameter, in 0.205
Fiber count, up to 48 72 96 144
Cable jacket diameter, in 0.366 0.409 0.469 0.594
Maximum overall cable size, in 0.65 0.693 0.736 0.878
Cable weight, lb/ft 0.071 0.083 0.098 0.187
Maximum rated design tension (MRDT) 1349 lb (6 kN)
Crush 126 lb/in (0.22 kN/cm)
External strength member jacket diameter, in 0.228
Fiber count, up to 48 72 96 144
Cable jacket diameter, in 0.366 0.409 0.469 0.594
Maximum overall cable size, in 0.673 0.717 0.776 0.902
Cable weight, lb/ft 0.082 0.094 0.109 0.165
Maximum rated design tension (MRDT) 2698 lb (12 kN)
Crush 126 lb/in (0.22 kN/cm)
External strength member jacket diameter, in 0.276
Fiber count, up to 48 72 96 144
Cable jacket diameter, in 0.366 0.409 0.469 0.594
Maximum overall cable size, in 0.72 0.764 0.823 0.949
Cable weight, lb/ft 0.112 0.124 0.139 0.195
Operating temperature -58°F ... +158°F
Installation temperature -22°F ... +122°F
Transportation and storage temperature -58°F ... +158°F
Minimum bending radius 15 x cable diameter
Design life 25 years