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various environment

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Figure-8 Cable

Loose Tube Self-supporting Cable
Loose Tube Cable-Figure8
SAMSUNG's Figure-8 cables are self-supporting cable designed for aerial installation. The cable design provides easy and economical one-step installation and stable performance over a wide temperature range and is compatible with any telecommunication grade optical fiber.

Feature / Benefit

  • Up to 288 fibers
  • Small diameter and lightweight (Single-Jacket Non-Armored)
  • Double-Jacket Single-Armored construction provides additional crush and mechanical protection for aerial
  • Proven loose tube design for performance
  • SZ stranding design allows for easy mid-span access and isolates fibers from installation and environmental rigors
  • Drycore design for excellent water blocking performance and easier handling
  • As a self-supporting design, easy and one-step installation, using standard hardware and working methods
  • Polyethylene jacket is easy to strip, rugged and durable
  • Designed in accordance with applicable industry technical specifications, standards and references including IEC and EN

Cable Drawing

This is cross section image of Loose Tube Cable- Figure8.  It shows Stranded steel wire, PE jacket, colored optical fiber, Gel-filled buffer tube, Dielectric central member, Water swellable yarn, Water swellable tape, Inner jacket, Steel tape armoring, Rip Cord, Outer PE jacket

* Drawings are not to scale.

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