MTB1 Fire Resistant Double Braided SHF1

Store at : -30 to +70 °C
Install at : – 5 to +50 °C
Bend minimum : 25 times O.D.
Operate at : -40 to +70 °C
Bend minimum : 20 times O.D.
Pull maximum : 3000N
Crush maximum : 1500N/100mm
Impact maximum : 10J
Cable nominal weight : 350 kg/km


Bare fiber : 250µm
Buffer : Loose tube (Ø1.9mm) filled with jelly, housing up to 12 fibers
Colour code : See table
Fire protection : A fire barrier is applied over every single tube housing fibers
Central member : Thermoplastic resin coated single strand
Cable core : Loose tubes and fillers (when necessary) assembled around the central member. The core is wrapped by a synthetic tape.
Inner sheath : Black LSZH material 1.0mm thick. Nominal diameter 9.0mm.
Armour : Double layer of galvanized steel, tinned copper or bronze wires separated by a synthetic tape. Coverage ≥80%.
Outer jacket : Black LSZH SHF1 material 1.5mm thick. Nominal outer diameter 14.5mm.
Marking : APS Finland ww/mm – Fiber Optic Cable MTB1 “fiber count and type” – SHF1 IEC60331-25 IEC60332-3-22 Cat A – lot + meter

Environmental properties and Fire Performances

Degree of acidity of gases : IEC 60754-1, IEC 60754-2 (pH value ≥ 4,3 and Conductivity ≤10µS/mm)
Halogen acid gas : IEC 60754-1, IEC 60754-2 (Halogen acid gas emission ≤ 0.5%)
Smoke Emission : IEC 61034-2, EN 50268-2 (Transmittance) ≥ 60%)
Toxicity of evolved gas : EN 50305 9.2
Flame retardant : IEC 60332-1-2
Fire retardant : IEC 60332-3-22 Cat.A
Fire resistant : IEC 60331-25
Ozone resistant : upon request
Weather resistant : upon request
LSZH SHF2 : upon request
Oil resistant : intermittent splash – permanent resistance available upon request
MUD resistant : upon request
Water absorption : IEC60502
Water penetration : IEC 60794-1-2-F5-B (inner core only)
UV resistant : IEC60811-2-1, ASTM-D-2565-92A


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