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Outdoor Loose Tube Armored 9/125?m OS2 Type Optical Cable



Region: apac

Cable containing up to 72 optical fibers in water blocked loose tubes and solid polyethylene fillers, total of 6 elements laid-up around a fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) central strength member, water blocked interstices, taped, corrugated steel tape armored, polyethylene overall sheathed. Anti-Rodent/Termite.

Technical Info

Number of elements: 6
Loose Tube Color: Blue, Orange, Green, Brown, Slate, White
Fiber protection (Tubes): Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT)
Optical Fiber Color: Blue, Orange, Green, Brown, Slate, White, Red, Black, Yellow, Violet, Pink, Aqua
Water Blocking: Thixotropic Gel(Tube) Petroleum Jelly (Interstices)
Core Wrapping: Binder and Polyester Tapes
Type of fiber used: ITU-T-G652D
Loose tube diameter: 2.0mm (nominal)- PBTP
Central Strength Member: Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) 2.0 mm OD
Peripheral Strength Elements: Glass Yarns
Inner Sheath material: HDPE (Black)-UV proof.
Inner Sheath thickness: 1.1 mm(nom)
Armoring: Copolymer Laminated Steel (ECCS Tape)>0.15mm
Outer Sheath: UV proof HDPE Black (1.8mm Nominal Thickness)
Rip cords: 4 Nos.

Dimensions and Mass
Overall Cable (Nominal): 13.5±1.0 mm
Mass (Nominal): 175-185± 10% kg/km
Max. Bending Radius (during full load): 20D; D-Outer Diameter
Max. Bending Radius (permanent): 15D; D-Outer Diameter
Max. Tensile Strength: 3500N
Max. Crush Resistance: 6000N/10 cm
Operating Temperature range : -40°C to +70°C
Water penetration: 1m head, 3M samples, 24 hrs
Drip test: 30cm, 70°C. 24hr

Characteristics - Optical Performance
Max. Attenuation (Cable with fibers)
At 1310 nm: 0.35 dB/km
At 1550 nm: 0.22 dB/km
Max. Average Attenuation:
At 1310 nm: 0.33 dB/km
At 1550 nm: 0.21 dB/km
Chromatic dispersion between 1285 -1330 nm: ≤ 3.5 ps/(nm*km)
At 1550 nm: ≤ 18.0 ps/(nm*km)
Attenuation Discontinuity:
Both Windows <0.10dB
Numerical Aperture: 0.14

Core Diameter @ 1310nm: 9 ± 0.6 μm
Cladding Diameter: 125 ± 0.7 μm
Cladding Non circularity: ≤ 1.0 μm
Core Non circularity: ≤6.0 %
Core-Cladding Concentricity error: ≤0.6 μm
Coating Diameter: 242 ± 5 μm
Maximum Individual Fiber PMD: ≤ 0.06ps/sqrtkm
Primary Coating Non Circularity: ≤ 5.0 %
Primary Coating Cladding Concentricity: ≤ 12.0 μm
Proof Stress Level: ≥ 0.7 (~ 1%) GPa
Coating Strip Force: Dry 0.6 lbs (3N);
Wet, 14Days; Room Temperature: 0.6 lbs(3N)

Zero dispersion wavelength: 1304nm Fiber curl: ≥ 4 m-radius of curvature
Cut-off wavelength: ≤ 1260 nm
Mode field diameter at 1310: 9.2 ± 0.4 μm
Mode Field diameter at 1550: 10.4 ± 0.5 μm
Macrobending loss @ 1550 nm,
100 turns on a 60mm mandrel: ≤0.05 dB
Max (chromatic)dispersion:
@1270-1340nm: ≤5.3ps/nm-km
@1285-1330nm: ≤3.5ps/nm-km
@1550nm: ≤18.0ps/nm-km

ISO.IEC 11801 - 2nd Edition, type OS1/OS2; AS/ACIF S008; AS/NZS 3080
ITU-T REC G 652D spec for Low Water Peak fiber; supports 10G+ data applications,
IEC 60794-3-10, IEC 60793/60794-1-2
Telcordia(BELLCORE) GR 20 STDS,
TIA/EIA 568-C.3, EIA 455

RoHS Compliant