Aerial - QXWE D7,0 Loose tube (12 - 192 fibres)
Type QXWE is a loose tube fibre optical cable. The cable type is intended for use in regional and urban networks for aerial installations.
StandardsInternational : EN 187000; EN 187100; EN 187102; EN 188000; EN 188100; IEC 60793; IEC 60794; ITU-T Rec. G.650; ITU-T Rec. G.652
The cable type is intended for outdoor use in aerial installations. The design can incorporate 12 to 192 fibres in loose tubes. The individually coloured fibres are tubed in groups of maximum 12, and stranded onto a central dielectric fibre reinforced strength member (FRP). The cable type is longitudinal water-blocked through the use of water-swellable materials. The cable core and the suspension strand are sheathed together with halogen-free black polyethylene in a figure eight section.
|Construction type||Loose Tube|
|Fiber optic type||SM (G.652D)|
|Type of secondary protection||Loose tube|
|Material used for longitudinal water tightness||Swellable tape|
|Suspension wire||Embedded FRP|
|Number of optical fibres, range||12 .. 192|
|Total number of wires||1|
|Diameter over suspension strand||10.0mm|
|Maximum pulling force by laying||12kN|
|Maximum permanent tensile load||9kN|
|Installation type||Aerial Cable|
|Operating temperature, range||-40 .. 70°C|
|Ambient installation temperature, range||-15 .. 60°C|
|Storage temperature, range||-40 .. 70°C|
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The cable is delivered on wooden recyclable drums in lengths according to arrangement. The drum is marked with the cable type, length, rolling direction and installation information. Cable ends closed with end cap.