L-2/Loose Tube Armored Cable (Single sheath)

Optical fibers are protected in loose tubes filled with Thixotropic jelly. These loose tubes are stranded around a central strength member. The cable core is water proof with water blocking compound. The corrugated steel armor further protected by outer sheath provide excellent mechanical performance. Suitable for duct and direct burial applications.

Features
Loose Tube Cable
  • Water Blocking
  • Anti Rodent
  • Anti Termite
  • Duct Installation
  • Direct Buried Installation
Specifications
Item Content
Optical Fibers ITU-T G.651, G.652B/D, G.655, G.656 & G.657
Reference Standard IEC-60794-3-10
Cable Type L-2-24C L-2-48C L-2-72C L-2-96C L-2-144C L-2-216C
Fiber Count 24 48 72 96 144 216
Cable diameter (mm) 13.0 13.0 13.0 15.0 18.0 18.5
Cable weight (kg/km) 165 165 165 200 275 290
Tensile strength (N) Installation 1700 1700 1700 2200 3000 1700
Permanent 600 600 600 900 1000 600
Minimum bending
radius (mm)
Loaded 20 D* 20 D* 20 D* 300 360 370
Unloaded 10 D* 10 D* 10 D* 150 180 185
Installation Temperature (°C) -10 to +50
Operation Temperature (°C) -30 to +70
Storage & Transportation
Temperature (°C)
-30 to +70

*D: Cable diameter

Packing

Cables are securely wound on wooden drums in standard lengths of 3000m and are protected by wooden battens. However customized lengths are available upon request.