Used by electric utilities on transmission lines with the voltage of 35 kV and higher for creating optical communication lines and protecting the power lines from lightning strikes.
Applied for aerial installation on distribution and power transmission lines for building long distance optical communication systems.
Used for distributed fiber optic sensing in different applications.
Used for indoor and outdoor applications where fire resistance is a must. Remain functional under direct flame for at least 180 minutes.
Applied in ducts, conduits and trays with no risk of rodent attacks. Can also be lashed.
Designed for high reliability in harsh environments with potential mechanical impact. Applied in all ground types, swamps, and harsh rivers.
Designed for air blowing in ducts and microducts for building reliable underground communication networks.
Designed for underwater application with increased crush and tensile loads.
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Used for cost-effective one-step aerial installation mostly in rural areas where the spans between poles are not long .
Applied in substations for control purposes.
Used to create communication lines between the common distribution box and a location inside the building (including vertical runs), between entrances or corridors in office buildings.
Applied for aerial installation on transmission towers, lightning poles, between buildings and structures for communication networks in rural areas.
Typical applications are in conduits and sewer pipes where rodent attacks are common.
PBT loose tube filled with water-blocking gel
Water-blocking gel or water-swellable yarns
Corrugated steel tape armor
Excellent rodent resistance
Reduced weight and size
Up to 24 fibers
|Maximum rated design tension (MRDT)||607 lb (2.7 kN)|
|Crush||286 lb/in (0.5 kN/cm)|
|Fiber count, up to||12||16||24|
|Cable diameter, in||0.287||0.295||0.307|
|Cable weight, lb/ft||0.048||0.049||0.051|
|Minimum bending radius, in||4.3||4.4||4.6|
|Operating temperature||-40°F ... +158°F|
|Installation temperature||+14°F ... +122°F|
|Transportation and storage temperature||-40°F ... +158°F|
|Minimum bending radius||15 x cable diameter|
|Design life||25 years|
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