AICB up to 24 fibers tight buffered armoured SHF2 MUD NEK606, Fire Retardant IEC60332-3-22 Cat.A

Up to 24 cores tight buffered, metallic armoured SHF2, MUD Resistant NEK606, Fire Retardant IEC60332-3-22 Cat.A
OAICI0_U, 05.11.2014/AP rev.3
Type Approval: based on DNV-GL TAE00002VE


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Store at : -40 to +70 °C
Install at : -10 to +50 °CBend minimum : 15 times O.D.
Operate at : -30 to +70 °CBend minimum : 10 times O.D.
Crush maximum : 2000N/100mm
Impact maximum : 25J



Bare fiber : 250µm
Buffer : 900µm tight buffer
Colour code : See table
Cable core : up to 24 tight buffered fibers are stranded together. The core is filled with waterblocking glass yarns.
Inner sheath : black SHF1 material
Armour : galvanized steel, bronze or tinnerd copper wired braid. Coverage ≥80%.
Outer jacket : black MUD Resistant SHF2 material, UV-Resistant, LSZH
Marking : APS Finland – ww/mm – Fiber Optic Cable AICB “fiber count and type” – SHF1 IEC60332-3-22 Cat A – TK/lot + meter


Environmental properties and Fire Performances

Degree of acidity of gases : IEC 60754-1, IEC 60754-2 (pH value ≥ 4,3 and Conductivity ≤10µS/mm)
Halogen acid gas : IEC 60754-1, IEC 60754-2 (Halogen acid gas emission ≤ 0.5%)
Smoke Emission : IEC 61034-2, EN 50268-2 (Transmittance) ≥ 60%)
Toxicity of evolved gas : EN50305 9.2
Flame retardant : IEC 60332-1-2
Fire retardant : IEC 60332-3-22 Cat.A
Fire resistant : IEC 60331-25
Ozone resistant : IEC60811-2-1, DIN VDE 0472 part 805 B
Weather resistant : YES – ASTM G 154, EN 11507
LSZH SHF2 : IEC 60092-360
Oil resistant : IEC60811, IRM 903
MUD resistant : NEK606:2009, IEC60092-350
Water absorption : IEC60811-1-3
Water penetration : IEC 60794-1-2-F5-B (inner core only)
UV resistant : IEC60811-2-1, ASTM-D-2565-92A
Cold bend & impact : CSA C22.2



Ordering and delivery information

Fiber countSMOM1OM2OM3OM4Packaging
2OAICB02S21OAICB02M11OAICB02M21OAICB02M31OAICB02M41drum 2000m (+/-5%)
4OAICB04S21OAICB04M11OAICB04M21OAICB04M31OAICB04M41drum 2000m (+/-5%)
8OAICB08S21OAICB08M11OAICB08M21OAICB08M31OAICB08M41drum 2000m (+/-5%)
12OAICB12S21OAICB12M11OAICB12M21OAICB12M31OAICB12M41drum 2000m (+/-5%)
24OAICB24S21OAICB24M11OAICB24M21OAICB24M31OAICB24M41drum 2000m (+/-5%)

Note : for bronze braid add “B” at the end of the P/N, for tinned copper braid add “T” at the end of the P/N.


Colour code of fibers





Fiber countInner jacket thickness (mm)Inner jacket diameter (mm)Outer jacket thickness (mm)Cable Diameter (mm)Cable weight (kg/km)Pulling tension (N)



Other standards of reference

IEC 60092-370Electrical installations in ships: Guidance on the selection of cables for telecommunication and data.
DNV TAP 827.50/1Type Approval Program - Optical Fibre Cables
ABS SVRRules for building and classing. Steel Vessels.
ABS SMRRules for building and classing. Steel vessels under 90 meters.
IEC 60793General specifications for both multimode and single-mode optical fibres
IEC 60794general specifications for optical fibres cables
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