FIBER IN METAL TUBES
USC stands for Universal Cable which means flexibility, strength and powerful optical characteristics in one single cable design. The material composition is made of an inner tube which contains the optical elements, steel wires for more strength and flexibility and a plastic sheath on top of the construction in order to protect the components against various outer influences and give the cable more crush zone as it is required for a harsh handling in the field and environmental. Dimensionally changes can be optionally as well as the optical components are able to change upon customer requests.
|Cable usage||Data Transm. & Sensing|
|Outer diameter||2.8 mm up to 9.0 mm|
|Approx. Cable weight||22 kg up to 190 kg per km|
|Bending performance||Min. 25x outer diameter|
|High Crush resistance||Acc. to IEC 60794-1-2|
|Operational temperature range||-40°C up to +85°C|
|Maximum continuous length||Up to 20 km|
|Accessories||Available (MAACK system)|
|Filling compound||H2 absorbing optionally|
|Plastic protection layer||Polyamide (other grades on request)|
|Steel materials||Wide range possible|
All values, product specifications and other given data are subject to change without notice to improve reliability, function, design or otherwise. Information contained in this data sheet are up-to-date as at the date of issue. As NBG cannot control or anticipate the conditions under which this product may be used, each user should review the information in specific context of the planned use. To the maximum extent permitted by law, NBG will not be responsible for damages of any nature resulting from the use or reliance upon the information contained in this data sheet.
Product overview created by Patrick Weissinger – 21.03.2019
Fiber Optics Solution Specialist.
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