Outdoor Dry Core Dry Tube Multi Loose Tube Cable, G657A1, 96 Fibers, CSTA

Outdoor Dry Core Dry Tube Multi Loose Tube Optical Cable, G657A1, 96 Fibers Corrugated Steel Tape Armor, Single HDPE Black Jacket
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Product Overview

Suitable Applications


Fiber Specifications

Fiber Type

OS2, G.657.A1, G.652.D

Fiber Core Diameter

9 µm

Buffer Material

PBT – Polybutylene Terephthalate

Fiber Count


Fiber Color Coding


Cable Construction

Fibers Per Subunit


Subunit Waterblocking

Yarn Filled

Subunit Color

Blue, Orange, Green, Brown, Slate, White, Red, Black

Central Strength Member


Armor Specifications

Armor Type and Material

CST - Corrugated Steel Tape

Outer Jacket Specifications


PE - Polyethylene

Optical Characteristics
Wavelength 1310 nm 1550 nm
Max. Attenuation 0.35 dB/km 0.25 dB/km
Mode Field Diameter 9.1 µm 10.4 µm
Mechanical Characteristics

Min. Bend Radius During Installation

20x Cable OD

Min. Bend Radius During Operation

10x Cable OD

Max. Tensile Strength During Installation

2700 N (610 lbf)

Max. Tensile Strength During Operation

890 N (200 lbf)

Crush Resistance

4400 N/100mm

Bulk Cable Weight

155 kg/km (104 lbs/1000ft)

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Range

-30 °C to +70 °C

Operating Temp Range

-40 °C to +70 °C

Storage Temp Range

-40 °C to +75 °C

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability

Outdoor, Aerial, Burial

TIA/EIA Compliance

ANSI/ICEAS-87-640, Telcordia GR-20, EIA/TIA-455


Update and Revision

Revision Number: 0.18 Revision Date: 04-08-2022

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