6mm – 12 Fiber Cable

TeraSpan’s Vertical Inlaid Fiber (VIF) cable is designed for use with TeraSpan’s VIF installation system. The cable is a micro-cable, loose-tube design for outdoor environments.

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Description

TeraSpan’s Vertical Inlaid Fiber (VIF) cable is designed for use with TeraSpan’s VIF installation system. The cable is a micro-cable, loose-tube design for outdoor environments.

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ID

12122

Features

Small outside diameter
Cable sheath composed of a Polyethylene
Features a ripcord
All-dielectric cable design. No grounding required
Loose buffer tube design
Dry cable core for faster preparation time
12 fiber count cable ideal for last-mile installations
VIF cable allows for the same cable to be used indoors and outdoors, with simple mating using the VIF system

Specifications

Construction:
Standardization — IEC 60794-5-10
Test procedures — IEC 60794-1-2
Application — Outside
Strain relief — Yes
Number of fibers — 12
Number of fibers per optical element — 12
Number of cores — 1
Optical Element — Loose tube, gel filled
Fiber type — Single mode
Optical fiber standard — ITU-T G.657.A1
Number of layers — 1 Layer
Type of strain relief — FRP
Strip method — 1 Rip cord
Material outer sheath — HDPE
Colour outer sheath — Black
Characteristics for use:
Halogen free (acc. EN 50267-2-2) — Yes
UV resistant — Yes
Cable metal free — Yes
Longitudinal water blocking — Yes
Longitudinal watertight construction — Super Absorbing Polymer
Outer sheath thickness — 0.45 mm
Outer diameter approx. — 6.0 mm
Nominal Cable Weight — 26kg/km (17.5 lb/1000 ft)
Bending radius during installation — 120 mm
Bending radius after installation — 90 mm
Tensile load short term (Tm) — 1000 N
Tensile load Long Term (Tl) — 150 N
Max. fiber strain at Tm — 0.5 %
Technical characteristics:
Storage: -40° to +70°
Installation: -15° to +50° C
Operation: -40° to +70° C
Attenuation @ 1310 nm — 0.35 dB/km
Attenuation @ 1550 nm — 0.22 dB/km
Attenuation @ 1625 nm — 0.25 dB/km
Crush resistance acc. meth.E3A — 1200 N/dm
Impact strength — 2 J
Torsion resistance — 360 °/m

Applications

Outdoor cable for Vertical Inlaid Fiber installations
Utilized as an indoor cable within conduit systems