FRSCTAH type, loose tube, SWA armoured, LSZH, fire resistant, fire retardant

Up to 24 cores, Steel Wire Armour, Double LSZH jacket, fire resistant IEC60331, fire retardant IEC60332-3-24.
FRSCTAH, 10.04.2018/AP rev.1
Type Approval: –



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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 : 15 times O.D.
Pull maximum : 4000N
Crush maximum : 4000N/100mm
Impact maximum : 30J



Bare fiber : 250µm
Buffer : Loose tube (Ø2.8mm up to 12 fibers, Ø3.5mm 16-24) filled with jelly, housing up to 24 fibers
Colour code : See table
Fire protection :  mica tape wrapping.
Protection :  anti rodent glass yarns.
Inner sheath : red fire retardant LSZH material, typical thickness 1.0mm.
Armour : galvanised steel wires, helically applied. Min coverage 80%. 

Outer sheath : red fire retardant UVR LSZH material, typical thickness 1.0mm.
Marking :  APS Finland ww/mm – FRSCTAH UNI – FIBER OPTIC CABLE [Fibre type] – IEC 60331-25 – IEC 60332-3-24 – Lot no + 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 : EN 50305 9.2
Flame retardant : IEC 60332-1-2
Fire retardant : IEC 60332-3-24 Cat.C
Fire resistant : IEC 60331-25 
Water penetration: IEC 60794-1-2-F5-B (loose tubes)
Water absorption: IEC60811-402 (70°C, 240hrs, increase of weight <7.5mg/cm²)

UV resistant : IEC60811-2-1, ASTM-D-2565-92A


Ordering and delivery information

Fiber countOuter diameter (mm)Weight (kg/km)Part NumberPackaging
211.0220FRSCTAH 02 ffdrum 2000m (+/-5%)
411.0220FRSCTAH 04 ffdrum 2000m (+/-5%)
811.0220FRSCTAH 08 ffdrum 2000m (+/-5%)
1211.0220FRSCTAH 12 ffdrum 2000m (+/-5%)
2412.0220FRSCTAH 24 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




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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