Fiber Optic Cables  
 

Ordering Options

         Cable Type Family
          Simplex/Duplex Cord
          Tight Buffered Cable
          Central Loose Tube Cable
          Multi Loose Tube Cable
          ADSS Multi Loose Tube Cable
          OPGW Type Cable

Cable Type Family

S
Simplex Cord
D
Duplex Cord
MT
Tight Buffer Distribution
BT
Tight Buffer Breakout
CL
Central Loose Tube
ML
Multi Loose Tube
ADSS
All Dielectric Self Supporting
OPGW
Overhead Power Ground Wire

Simplex/Duplex Cord

                             Simplex: SA-B-C-D
                             Duplex: DA-B-C-D-E
A: Cord Diameter  
  20=2.0mm; 25=2.5mm; 28=2.8mm; 30=3.0mm
B: Fiber Type  
  0=Fiber and copper conductors in cable
4=50/125 multi-mode fi ber (OM3) per ITU-T G.651
5=50/125 multi-mode fi ber (OM2) per ITU-T G.651
6=62.5/125 multi-mode fi ber (OM1) per ITU-T G.651
7=NZDS SM fi ber per ITU-T G.656.
8=NZDS SM fi ber per ITU-T G.655.
9=Standard SM fi ber per ITU-T G.652.D
C: Tight Buffer Type:  
  VT=Standard tight buffer (Default), YT=Tactical grade,
CG=Semi-tight buffer, jelly fi lled, CD-D=Semi-tight buffer, dry
D: Jacket Type  
  2Y=PVC, H=LSZH, ONR-OFNR PVC; ONP-OFNP FEP; Yu-FRPVC
E: Cable Shape  
  FT= Flat Cord; RD= Round Cord; ZIP= Zip Cord

Tight Buffered Cable

                    Distribution:MTA-B-C-D-E-F-G-H-I-J-K-L
                    Breakout: BTA-B-C-D-E-F-G-H-I-J-K-L
A: Distribution:  
  Sub Unit Diameter
A=0.9mm (up to 12 fi bers)
B=3.6mm (12-36 fi bers)
C=4.2mm (24-72 fi bers)
Breakout  
  Mini Cable Jacket Diameter
A- 1.8mm; B-2.0mm ; C-2.5mm; D-2.8mm; E-3.0mm
B: Fiber Type  
  0=Fiber and copper conductors in cable
4=50/125 multi-mode fi ber(OM3)
5=50/125 multi-mode fi ber(OM2)
6=50/125 multi-mode fi ber(OM1)
7=NZDS SM fi ber per G.656.
8=NZDS SM fi ber per G.655.
9=Standard SM fi ber per G.652.D
C: No. of fibers:  
  4 to 72
D: Sub-unit Jacket Options  
  0=No sub-unit (for up to 12 fibers), Y=PVC, H=LSZH
E: Central member Options  
  Blank=No central member; A=Aramid yarn, F=Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP)
F: Inner Jacket Options  
  2Y=PE, Y=PVC, H=LSZH; ONR-OFNR PVC; ONP-OFNP FEP; Yu-FRPVC
G: Armour options  
  Blank=No armour, T=Corrugated steel tape armour, W=Steel wire armour
B=Bronze armour, D=Fiber glass armour; TW= Steel tape + Steel wire armour
H: Outer Jacket Options  
  Y=PVC, H=LSZH; ONR-OFNR PVC; ONP-OFNP FEP; Yu-FRPVC
I: Water-Blocking Options for cable core  
  X=No water-blocking; J= Water blocking gel in tubes;
JD=Water-blocking gel in tubes + dry water blocking in cable core interstices;
JJ= Water-blocking gel in tubes and cable core interstices.
J: Water-Blocking Options for cables with more than one jacket
  X=No water-blocking, J= Water blocking gel between jackets;
D=Dry water-blocking between cable jackets;
K: Tight Buffer Type  
  VT=Standard tight buffer, YT=Tactical grade, CG=Semi-tight buffer, gel-jelly, CD=Semi-tight buffer, dry
L: Strength Member Options  
  A=Aramid yarn, AG=Aramid yarn and fi berglass yarn, G=Fiberglass yarn

Central Loose Tube Cable

                CLA-B-C-D-E-F-G-H-I-J
A: Loose tube diameter  
  A=2.1mm, B=2.5mm
B: Fiber type  
  0=Fiber and copper conductors in cable
4=50/125 multi-mode fi ber (OM3) per ITU-T G.651
5=50/125 multi-mode fi ber (OM2) per ITU-T G.651
6=62.5/125 multi-mode fi ber (OM1) per ITU-T G.651
7=NZDS SM fi ber per ITU-T G.656.
8=NZDS SM fi ber per ITU-T G.655.
9=Standard SM fi ber per ITU-T G.652.D
Ended with R=Ribbon type fi ber ( Ex: 9R= SM fi ber per G.652.D ribbon type )
C: No. of fibers:  
  1 to 24
D: Inner jacket options  
  2Y=PE, Y=PVC, H=LSZH
E: Armour options  
  Blank=No armour, T=Corrugated steel tape armour, W=Steel wire armour
B=Bronze armour, D=Fiber glass armour; TW= Steel tape + Steel wire armour
F: Jacket material options  
  2Y=PE, Y=PVC, H=LSZH, 11Y=PU, A=Aluminium moisture barrier, T=Anti-termite protection
G: Water-blocking options for cable core
  X=No water-blocking; J= Water blocking gel in tubes;
JD=Water-blocking gel in tubes + dry water blocking in cable core interstices;
JJ= Water-blocking gel in tubes and cable core interstices.
H: Water-blocking options for cables with more than one jacket
  X=No water-blocking, J= Water blocking gel between jackets; D=Dry water-blocking between cable jackets;
I: Strength member options  
  A=Aramid yarn, AG=Aramid yarn and fi berglass yarn, G=Fiberglass yarn
J: General options
  SS=Fig-8 self-supporting
UW=Under Water