Fiber Optic cable FRSMTAU , loose tube, armoured SWA, MUD, fire resistant, fire retardant IEC60332-3-22 Cat.A

Up to 48 cores, LSZH, Fire Resistant & Fire Retardant, Oil & MUD Resistant.
FRSMTAU, 08.04.2018/AP rev.0
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Store at : -40 to +70 °C
Install at : -10 to +50 °CBend minimum : 20 times O.D.
Operate at : -40 to +70 °CBend minimum : 20 times O.D.
Pull maximum : 3000N
Crush maximum : 3000N/100mm
Impact maximum : 20J
Cable weight : 368 kg/km




Bare fiber : 250µm
Buffer : Loose tube (Ø2.1mm) filled with jelly, housing up to 12 fibers
Colour code : See table
Fire protection : A fire barrier is applied over every single tube housing fibers
Central member : FRP
Cable core : Loose tubes and fillers (when necessary) are stranded around the central member. 
Inner sheath : Black LSZH material, fire retardant.
Armour : steel wire armour. Coverage ≥80%.
Outer jacket : Black LSZH material, fire retardant, MUD and oil resistant. Nominal outer diameter 16.0mm.
Marking : APS Finland ww/mm – Fiber Optic Cable FRSMTAU “fiber count and type” – LSZH MUD IEC60332-3-22 Cat.A  IEC60331-25 – 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
Ozone resistant : IEC60811-2-1, DIN VDE 0472 part 805 B
Weather resistant : 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
UV resistant : IEC60811-2-1, ASTM-D-2565-92A
Cold bend & impact : CSA C22.2 (-40°C)
Onshore : SEIC Cable Specification 1000-S-40-68-S-3014-00 Rev 06 sections and 5.7

Ordering and delivery information

Fiber countP/NPackaging
2FRSMTAU02 ffdrum 2000m (+/-5%)
4FRSMTAU04 ffdrum 2000m (+/-5%)
8FRSMTAU08 ffdrum 2000m (+/-5%)
12FRSMTAU12 ffdrum 2000m (+/-5%)
24FRSMTAU24 ffdrum 2000m (+/-5%)
48FRSMTAU48 ffdrum 2000m (+/-5%)

ff =  S2 for G652D, A1 for G657A1, M1 for OM1, M2 for OM2, M3 for OM3, M4 for OM4, M5 for OM5.



Colour code of fibers

BlueOrangeGreenBrownGreyWhiteRed BlackYellow VioletPinkAqua


Colour code of tubes

BlueOrangeGreenBrownGreyWhiteRed BlackYellow VioletPinkAquaBlack


Other standards of reference

IEC 60092-370Electrical installations in ships: Guidance on the selection of cables for telecommunication and data.
IEC 60793General specifications for both multimode and single-mode optical fibres
IEC 60794general specifications for optical fibres cables
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