QFCI type, loose tube, armoured, SHF1. fire resistant IEC60331

Store at : -40 to +70 °C
Install at : -10 to +50 °C
Bend minimum : 20 times O.D.
Operate at : -40 to +70 °C
Bend minimum : 15 times O.D.
Pull maximum : 2000N
Crush maximum : 3000N/100mm
Impact maximum : 20J
Cable weight : 240 kg/km


Bare fiber : 250µm
Buffer : Loose tube (Ø2.2mm) 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 : Steel rope with LSZH sheath
Cable core : Loose tubes and fillers (when necessary) are stranded around the central member. The core is wrapped by a tape.
Inner sheath : Black SHF1 material 1.0mm thick. Nominal outer diameter 10.1mm.
Armour : Galvanized steel, bronze or tinned copper wire braid. Coverage ≥85%.
Outer jacket : Black SHF1 material 1.2mm thick. Nominal outer diameter 13.5mm.
Marking : APS Finland ww/mm – Fiber Optic Cable QF_I “fiber count and type” – SHF1 IEC60332-3-22 Cat A IEC60331-25 – 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 (750°C, 3 hours – 1000°C, 3 hours)
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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