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QFCI type, loose tube, armoured, SHF1, fire resistant IEC60331, fire retardant IEC60332-3-22 Cat.A

Up to 48 cores, metallic armoured SHF1, Fire Resistant & Fire Retardant
OQFCI_1, 15.05.2014/AP rev.5
Type Approval: DNV-GL AE00000UE

 

 

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

 

 

Design

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

 

Ordering and delivery information

Fiber countSMOM1OM1+OM2OM3OM4Packaging
2OQFCI02S21OQFCI02M11OQFCI02ME1OQFCI02M21OQFCI02M31OQFCI02M41drum 2000m (+/-5%)
4OQFCI04S21OQFCI04M11OQFCI04ME1OQFCI04M21OQFCI04M31OQFCI04M41drum 2000m (+/-5%)
8OQFCI08S21OQFCI08M11OQFCI08ME1OQFCI08M21OQFCI08M31OQFCI08M41drum 2000m (+/-5%)
12OQFCI12S21OQFCI12M11OQFCI12ME1OQFCI12M21OQFCI12M31OQFCI12M41drum 2000m (+/-5%)
24OQFCI24S21OQFCI24M11OQFCI24ME1OQFCI24M21OQFCI24M31OQFCI24M41drum 2000m (+/-5%)
48OQFCI48S21OQFCI48M11OQFCI48ME1OQFCI48M21OQFCI48M31OQFCI48M41drum 2000m (+/-5%)

Note : for tinned copper braid add “T” at the end of the P/N, for bronze braid add “B” at the end of the P/N.

 

 

Colour code of fibers

010203040506070809101112
WhiteRedYellowGreenBlueGreyBrownBlackVioletTurquoiseOrangePink

 

Colour code of tubes

TubeType A Type B     
2 fibers4 fibers8 fibers12 fibers24 fibers48 fibers
1Red (12 fibers)Red (2 fibers)Red (2 fibers)Red (4 fibers)Red (4 fibers)Red (6 fibers)Red (12 fibers)
2Green (24 fibers)FillerGreen (2 fibers)Green (4 fibers)Green (4 fibers)Green (6 fibers)Green (12 fibers)
3Natural (36 fibers)FillerFillerFillerNatural (4 fibers)Natural (6 fibers)Natural (12 fibers)
4Natural (48 fibers)FillerFillerFillerFillerNatural (6 fibers)Natural (12 fibers)
5- (*)- (*)- (*)- (*)- (*)- (*)- (*)
6- (*)- (*)- (*)- (*)- (*)- (*)- (*)
(*) filler only in case of 6 elements design

 

Other standards of reference

IEC 60092-370Electrical installations in ships: Guidance on the selection of cables for telecommunication and data.
DNV TAP 827.50/1Type Approval Program - Optical Fibre Cables
ABS SVRRules for building and classing. Steel Vessels.
ABS SMRRules for building and classing. Steel vessels under 90 meters.
IEC 60793General specifications for both multimode and single-mode optical fibres
IEC 60794general specifications for optical fibres cables
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