InSky OPGW

InSky OPGW AP part no.
0313
Optical Ground Wire Aluminum Pipe (AP)

An excellent design for moderate to high fault current capacities and when ease of splice prep is especially important.

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Central strength member (fiberglass reinforced plastic)

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Water-swellable yarns

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Optical fiber

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PBT loose tubes filled with water-blocking gel

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Water-swellable yarns

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Water-swellable tape

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Thermal barrier

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Aluminum pipe

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Aluminum-clad steel wires and/or aluminum alloy wires

Convenient splice preparation

Up to 144 fibers

Highly corrosion-resistant: ACS wires and aluminum pipe

Optical ground wire (OPGW) shields high-voltage conductors from lightning strikes

Aluminum alloy wires provide conductivity for fault current

Maximum rated design tension (MRDT) 3372...28101 lb (15...125 kN)
Crush 571 lb/in (1 kN/cm)
Rated breaking strength (RBS), lb 5620...47210
Fiber count, up to 144
Cable diameter, in 0.528...1
Cable weight, lb/ft 0.3...0.9
Elasticity modulus (final), ksi 6962...16679
Short circuit capacity (initial temp 77°F), kA²•s 5...400
Short circuit current for 1s, kA 3...30
Operating temperature -58°F ... +185°F
* -76°F ... +185°F upon request
Installation temperature -22°F ... +122°F
Transportation and storage temperature -58°F ... +185°F
Minimum bending radius 20 x cable diameter
Design life 50 years