Indoor & Outdoor Dry Core Wet Tube Loose Tube Cable, OM3, 12 Fibers, CSTA

Indoor & Outdoor Dry Core Wet Tube Loose Tube Cable, OM3, 12 Fibers, Corrugated Steel Tape Armor, Single LSZH Black Jacket
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Product Overview

Environmental Space


Suitable Applications

For outdoor and indoor use in structured (data) wiring systems such as industrial backbone, campus backbone, building backbone (riser) and/or horizontal cabling. For outdoor and indoor use in networks for industrial, telecom, cable TV and/or broadcast. Easy to install in ducts, tunnels and trenches and/or tubes. Suitable for Direct Burial.

Fiber Cable Construction
Fiber Type Fiber Count Subunit Color
OM3 12 Blue, Orange, Filler, Filler, Filler, Filler, Filler

Fiber Color Coding


Buffer Specification
Buffer Material
PBT – Polybutylene Terephthalate

Central Strength Member


Cable Core Waterblocking

Waterblocking Yarns + Tape

Bulk Cable Weight

180 kg/km

SubUnit Specifications

Fibers Per Subunit


Jacket Specifications

Number of Jackets

Single Jacket

Type of Armor

Corrugated Steel Tape

Outer Jacket Specifications
Outer Jacket
Material Color Nominal Diameter Nominal Wall Thickness
LSZH - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (Flame Retardant) Black 12.4 mm 1.8 mm

Number of Ripcords


Optical Characteristics

Fiber Core Diameter

50 µm

Max. Attenuation at 1300 nm

1.0 dB/km

Max. Attenuation at 850 nm

3.0 dB/km

Mechanical Characteristics
Mechanical Tests
Description Tested Standard Requirement/Value
Cable Min. Bend Radius Installation (Short Term) IEC 60794-1-21-E11 20 x Cable OD
Cable Min. Bend Radius Operation (Long Term) IEC 60794-1-21-E11 10 x Cable OD
Cable Max. Tensile Strength Installation (Short Term) IEC 60794-1-21-E1 2000 N (450 lbf)
Cable Max. Tensile Strength Operation (Long Term) IEC 60794-1-21-E1 600 N (135 lbf)
Cable Max. Crush Resistance Installation (Short Term) IEC 60794-1-21-E3 1000 N/100mm
Temperature Range

Operating Temperature Range

-40 °C to +70 °C

Storage Temperature Range

-40 °C to +70 °C


IEC Flammability

IEC 60332-1

IEC 61034-2 - Smoke Density Min. Transmittance

IEC 61034-2

TIA/EIA Compliance


ISO/IEC Compliance

IEC 60793, IEC 60794-1



UV/ Sunlight Protection



Update and Revision

Revision Number: 0.22 Revision Date: 04-08-2022