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Description

TeraSpan’s Vertical Inlaid Fiber (VIF) cable is designed for use with TeraSpan’s VIF installation system. The cable is a micro-cable, loose-tube design for outdoor environments.

Applications

Outdoor cable for Vertical Inlaid Fiber installations. Utilized as an indoor cable within conduit systems.

Features / Benefits

ID – 12480

  • Small outside diameter
  • Cable sheath composed of a Polyethylene
  • Features a ripcord
  • All-dielectric cable design. No grounding required
  • Loose buffer tube design
  • Dry cable core for faster preparation time
  • 48 fiber count cable ideal for last-mile installations
  • VIF cable allows for the same cable to be used indoors and outdoors, with simple mating using the VIF system
Specifications

Construction:

  • Standardization — IEC 60794-5-10
  • Test procedures — IEC 60794-1-2
  • Application — Outside
  • Strain relief — Yes
  • Number of fibers — 48
  • Number of fibers per optical element — 12
  • Number of cores — 4
  • Optical Element — Loose tube, gel-filled
  • Fiber type — Single mode
  • Optical fiber standard — ITU-T G.657.A1
  • Number of layers — 1 Layer
  • Type of strain relief — FRP
  • Strip method — 1 Ripcord
  • Material outer sheath — HDPE
  • Colour outer sheath — Black

Characteristics for use:

  • Halogen-free (acc. EN 50267-2-2) — Yes
  • UV resistant — Yes
  • Cable metal free — Yes
  • Longitudinal water blocking — Yes
  • Longitudinal watertight construction — Super Absorbing Polymer
  • Outer sheath thickness — 0.45 mm
  • Outer diameter approx. — 6.0 mm
  • Nominal Cable Weight — 27kg/km (18.1 lb/1000 ft)
  • Bending radius during installation — 120 mm
  • Bending radius after installation — 90 mm
  • Tensile load short term (Tm) — 1000 N
  • Tensile load Long Term (Tl) — 150 N
  • Max. fiber strain at Tm — 0.5 %

Technical characteristics:

  • Storage: -40° to +70°
  • Installation: -15° to +50° C
  • Operation: -40° to +70° C
  • Attenuation @ 1310 nm — 0.35 dB/km
  • Attenuation @ 1550 nm — 0.22 dB/km
  • Attenuation @ 1625 nm — 0.25 dB/km
  • Crush resistance acc. meth.E3A — 1200 N/dm
  • Impact strength — 2 J
  • Torsion resistance — 360 °/m