LIACC FO Access cable MTAH 2-72 cores, IN/OUT, SWA Armoured

Fiber Optic Outdoor Armoured cable type MTAH, 2-72 cores, 3000N.
MTAH Rev.00, Date 2018-01-05

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Outdoor, indoor and duct installation
Metallic armour
Low Smoke Zero Halogen


Standards of reference and applications

IEC 60793, IEC 60794
Telecommunication backabones
Intrabuilding Voice and Data/LAN Communication Networks

Installation in Ducts & Conduits 


Installation Features

Store at  -40 to +70 °C
Install at -10 to +60 °C, Bend minimum 20 times O.D. (installation)
Operate at  -40 to +70 °CBend minimum 15 times O.D. (static)



Bare fiber : 250µm, SM or MM
Colour code : See table
Buffer : Loose tube (nom 1.9mm) filled with jelly, housing up to 12 fibers.
Colour code : See table
Central member : Thermoplastic resin coated single strand (FRP)
Cable core : Loose tubes and fillers (when necessary) assembled around the central member.
Wrapping :  water blocking tape.
Inner sheath : Black LSZH material.
Armour : single layer of galvanized steel wires. Coverage ≥80%.
Outer jacket : Black LSZH UV-Resistant material. Nominal outer diameter 14.5mm.
Marking : APS Finland ww/mm – Fiber Optic Cable MTAH “fiber count and type” – LSZH IEC60332-3-24 Cat.C – lot + meter


Environmental properties and Fire Performances

Degree of acidity of gases : IEC 60754-1, IEC 60754-2 
Halogen acid gas : IEC 60754-1, IEC 60754-2
Smoke Emission : IEC 61034-2, EN 50268-2
Toxicity of evolved gas : EN 50305 9.2
Flame retardant : IEC 60332-1-2
Fire retardant : IEC 60332-3-24 Cat.C
Water penetration : IEC 60794-1-2-F5-B (inner core only)
UV resistant : IEC60811-2-1, ASTM-D-2565-92A


Mechanical properties

Pulling tension :  max 3000 N (Δα reversible, IEC 60794-1-2-E1)
Crush :  3000N/100mm (Δα reversible, IEC 60794-1-2-E3)
Impact :  30J (Δα reversible, IEC 60794-1-2-E4)
Water penetration :  3m cable, 1m water, 24 hours (IEC 60794-1-2-F5), inner core only


Colour code

Tube ColoursRedGreenNaturalNaturalNaturalNatural
Fiber ColoursBlueOrangeGreenBrownGreyWhiteRed BlackYellow VioletPinkAqua


Fiber Optic characteristics

See detailed specification of optical fibers.


Ordering and delivery information

Fiber CountPart NumberNo. of tubesFibers per tubeFillersO.D. (mm)Weight (kg/km)Packaging
2MTAH3002 xx12514.5280Drum 2000m +/-5%
4MTAH3004 xx14514.5280Drum 2000m +/-5%
8MTAH3008 xx18514.5280Drum 2000m +/-5%
12MTAH3012 xx112514.5280Drum 2000m +/-5%
24MTAH3024 xx212414.5280Drum 2000m +/-5%
48MTAH3048 xx412214.5280Drum 2000m +/-5%
72MTAH3072 xx612014.5280Drum 2000m +/-5%

xx = fiber type                  OS2=S2, OM1=M1, OM2=M2, OM3=M3, OM4=M4, OM5=M5
(*) a tolerance of ±5% applies to the delivery length.               


Recommended connectivity

Pigtails : APS LIIN-25 series
Patch cords : APS LIIN-25 series
Adapters : APS LIIN-25 series
Patch Panels : APS LIIN-25 series



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