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

Crush — 571 lb/in
Fiber count up to 144
Cable diameter, in 0.528 … 1.000
Cable weight, lb/ft 0.300 … 0.900
Rated breaking strength (RBS), lb 5620 … 47210
Maximum rated design tension (MRDT), lb 3372 … 28101
Elasticity modulus (final), ksi 6962 … 16679
Short circuit capacity (initial temp 104°F, final temp 410°F), kA²•s 5...400
Short circuit current for 1 s, кА 3...30
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Operation temperature -76°F … 185°F
Installation temperature -22°F … 122°F
Transportation and storage temperature -76°F … 158°F
Minimum bending radius 20x cable diameter
Life time 50 years