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Ordering Information

Drop Wires No. 1, 2, 6 & 8 to CW 1166, CW 208, CW 1247 & CW1320A

Application

The drop wires are designed for extending an open wire line or distribution pairs from a pole or cable terminal to a building. The drop wires are to be installed between distribution point and telephone subscriber premises.

Standards

CW 1166 (Drop Wires No. 1)

CW 208 (Drop Wires No. 2)

CW 1247 (Drop Wires No. 6)

CW 1320A (Drop Wires No. 8)

Construction

Telephone Cables

Telephone Cables

Conductors
Solid cadmium copper of 0.91mm to BS 4807 (Drop Wires No. 1)

Solid copper covered steel of 0.71mm to BS 4807 (Drop Wires No. 2)

Solid copper covered steel of 0.81mm to BS 4807 (Drop Wires No. 6)

Solid cadmium copper of 1.14mm to BS 4807 (Drop Wires No. 8)

Insulation
PVC to BS 6746 T1 (Drop Wires No. 1)

PVC to BS 6746 T2 (Drop Wires No. 2)

PVC to BS 7878 T1 (Drop Wires No. 6)

PVC to BS 6746 T1 (Drop Wires No. 8)

Cable Core Assembly

Two conductors are extruded parallel, figure-8 type

Electrical Properties

Nominal Conductor Diameter mm 0.91 0.71 0.81 1.14
BT Drop Wire Reference   No. 1 No.2 No.6 No. 8
Conductor Size mm2 0.65 0.4 0.52 1.02
Minimum Insulation Resistance @500V DC MΩ.km 24 24 50 24
Minimum Insulation Thickness mm 0.75 1.02 0.8 1.52
Nominal Insulated Conductor Diameter mm 2.41 2.75 2.41 4.18

Mechanical and Thermal Properties

Temperature range during operation (fixed state): -30°C – +70°C

Temperature range during installation (mobile state): -20°C – +50°C

Minimum bending radius: 10 x Overall Diameter

Dimensions And Weight

Cable Code Number of
Cores
Minimum Insulation
Thickness mm
Maximum Cable Dimensions Diameter X Height
mm
Nominal Weight kg/km
0.91mm Conductor, 2.41mm Insulated Wire
TP1166-Y-1P091-DW1 2 0.75 2.7x5.6 25
0.71mm Conductor, 2.75mm Insulated Wire
TP208-Y-1P071-DW2 2 1.02 2.75x6.0 20
0.81mm Conductor, 2.41mm Insulated Wire
TP1247-Y-1P081-DW6 2 0.8 2.5x5.4 23
1.14mm Conductor, 4.18mm Insulated Wire
TP1320A-Y-1P114-DW8 2 1.52 4.44x9.4 34