Loose Tube Fibre Optic Cable

Fibre Optic Loose Tube

Loose tube fibre optic cables are ideal for use in harsh environments, outdoors with a water resistant gel and blocking yarns. Typical extreme applications includes petrochemical and harsh climate environments.

  • Available in 2 to 24 fibre counts
  • Single mode and multimode 50/125 OM2, OM3, OM4; 62.5 / 125 (other fibre types also available)
  • Universal Low Smoke Zero Halogen (ULSZH) outer sheath suitable for Internal / External applications
  • Single gel filled central loose tube
  • Water blocking e-glass yarns for tensile strength and rodent resistance
  • Black sheath (other colours also available)
  • Multitube sheath

Environmental Characteristics

Temperature Range
Installation : -10°C to +70°C
Operation : -40°C to +70°C
Storage : -40°C to +70°C
Crush Resistance : 2000n
Flame Retardance : IEC 60332 Part 1
Low Smoke : IEC 61034 Parts 1 & 2
Smoke Emissions : IEC 60754 Parts 1 & 2

Mechanical Characteristics

Fibre Count Nominal Cable
OD (mm)
Nominal Weight
(kg/km)
Max Tensile
Strength(N)
Minimum Bend
Static mm
Minimum bend
Dynamic mm
2-12f 6.9 51 1000 69 104
16-24f 7.8 63 1000 78 117

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