Arctic Grade Cat.7 LAN cable S/FTP 4 pairs SHF2

EMC screened, stranded conductor -65°C, SHF2, Fire Retardant IEC60332-3-22 Cat.A
O7ASF4P23F2, 01.03.2015/AP rev.1


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Store at : -20 to +70 °C
Install at : -20 to +70 °CBend minimum : 20 times O.D.
Operate at : -65 to +80 °CBend minimum : 20 times O.D.
Pull maximum : 50N



Conductor : Stranded bare copper 7×0.22 AWG23 (0,28mm2)
Insulation : Cellular polyolefin
Pair : 2 insulated conductors stranded together into a pair
Colour code : 1.White/blue 2.White/orange 3. White/green 4.White/brown (IEC 708-1)
Screen 1 : Aluminium/polyester or Aluminium/polyester/aluminium tape over each single pair
Screen 2 : tinned copper wire braid ce
Outer jacket : Grey Fire Retardant and UV Resistant SHF2 material, LSZH (nominal Ø 10.0mm)
Marking : APS Finland – ww/yy – ARCTIC GRADE SFTP Flex 4x2x23AWG Cat.7 SHF2 – IEC60332-3-22 Cat A – lot + m

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 : EN 50305 9.2
Flame retardant : IEC 60332-1-2
Fire retardant : IEC 60332-3-22 Cat.A
Ozone resistant : IEC 60811-2-1
LSZH SHF2 : IEC 60092-360
Oil resistant : IEC 60811, IRM 903
MUD resistant : upon request
Water absorption : IEC60811-1-3
UV resistant : IEC60811-2-1, ASTM-D-2565-92A
Cold Bend : CSA C22.2 (-65°C)
Cold Impact : CSA C22.2 (-55°C)


Electrical characteristics (IEC 60811, EN 50288-4-2)

Test voltage : 1kV d.c. or 0.7kV a.c. for 1 minute
Resistance of the conductor @ 20°C : ≤ 69,5 /km
Insulation resistance : ≥ 500 MΩxkm (100V-500V)
Nominal Capacitance @ 800÷1000MHz : 55 pF/m
Average characteristic impedance : 100 ± 5 Ω @ 100MHz
Transfer impedance : ≤15mΩ/m @ 1MHz, – ≤10mΩ/m @ 10MHz – ≤30mΩ/m @ 30MHz

Frequency (MHz) :1410162032.562.5100155200300600
Attenuation dB/100m (typical)
NEXT dB (typical)10010095909090858280777167
PS NEXT dB (typical)959590868080807570686662
ELFEXT dB (typical)969390100100100100100100100100
PS ELFEXT dB (typical)9890981059090909090909090
Return Loss dB (typical)353138323231273428252321



Ordering and delivery information

  Pair count P/N O.D [mm] Weight [kg/km] Packaging 
4 pairs O7ASF4P23F2 10,0 110 500m or 1000m (+/-5%) 



Recommended connectivity

Keystone jack : KJ6ASTPNH (Category 6A)
RJ45 plug : P457SAPS 
Panel : PPE24SU, OPPE24SU
Patchcords : PCMJ6S_


Other standards of reference

IEC 60092-370 Electrical installations in ships: Guidance on the selection of cables for telecommunication and data.
IEC 60092-360Electrical installations in ships: Insulating and sheating materials for shipboard and offshore units. 
DNV TAP 827.50/2Type Approval Program
ABS SVRRules for building and classing. Steel Vessels.
ABS SMRRules for building and classing. Steel vessels under 90 meters.
CEI EN 50288-1Multi-element metallic used in analogue and digital communication and control : Generic Specification
CEI EN 50288-2-1Setional specification for screened cables characterised up to 100MHz
CEI EN 50288-5-1Setional specification for screened cables characterised up to 250MHz
CEI EN 50288-4-2Setional speci cation for screened cables characterised up to 600MHz
CEI EN 50289 seriesCommunication cables - Specifications for test methods
IEC 60811Insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables - Test method
Standards EIA/TIA 568-C.2, ISO/IEC 11801, UL444, UL1581, UL1666
Applications 100Base-TX, 100Base-T, 100VG-AnyLAN, 1000Base-TX, ATM
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