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FO 00.02-1 Cable properties

Created by M. Wolf |

Case 1:
A comparison between information according to the manufacturer’s data sheet and the test results of “Tensile performance and cable bending under tension” (operational and installation conditions, under tension, with fixed S-shaped deflecting bends.

 

Cable properties according to the data sheet and in reality
Data sheets that quote IEC / DIN EN standards give the impression of high reliability

 

Standard requirement: Optical external cables DIN EN 60794-3 (VDE 0888 Part 108)
Mechanical properties according to the manufacturer:

Max. number of fibres

 

 

up to 48

Outer diameter

[mm]

 

11,0 + 0,5

Weight

[kg/km]

 

84

Min. bending radius

[mm]

Without tension
With tension

15 x D
20 x D

Max. tensile strength

[N]

After installation
For a short period

5000
6000

Max. lateral pressure

[N]

After installation
For a short period

2000

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