LIACC FO Access cable UTAH 2-24 cores, SWA Armoured, Fire Retardant & LSZH

Fiber Optic Outdoor Access cable type UTAH, 2-24 cores.
UTAH Rev.00, Date 2017-07-19

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Outdoor, duct and direct burial installation
Metallic armour
Excellent rodent resistance
Fire Retardant, LSZH



Standards of reference and applications

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

Installation in Ducts & Conduits or Directly Buried
Building access in FTTx networks


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)



Optical fiber : 125/250μm Single Mode or Multi Mode
Buffer : PBTP loose tube filled with jelly, nominal diameter 3.5mm (2-12 cores), 4.5mm (16, 24 cores).
Inner strength member :  aramide yarns.
Inner jacket :  LSZH black, nominal thickness 1.0mm.

Armour:  steel wire, one layer, coverage ≥80%.
Outer jacket : LSZH black, UV resistant, nominal thickness 1.5mm.
Marking : APS Finland – ww/yy – Armoured Fiber Optic Cable UTAH fiber count x fiber type – P/N – lot + meter


Environmental properties

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
Oil resistant : intermittent splash – permanent resistance available upon request
Water penetration : IEC 60794-1-2-F5-B (inner core only)
UV resistant : ASTM G 154 IEC 60068-2-5


Mechanical properties

Impact :  5J (Δα reversible, IEC 60794-1-2-E4)
Repeated bending :  25 cycles (IEC 60794-1-21 E6, r = 220mm, 4Kg)

Torsion :  10 Turns (IEC 60794-1-21 E7, 2m, ±180°, 4Kg)
Water penetration :  3m cable, 1m water, 24 hours (IEC 60794-1-2-F5)


Colour code of fibers

BlueOrangeGreenBrownGreyWhiteRed BlackYellow VioletPinkAqua


Fiber Optic characteristics

See detailed specification of optical fibers.


Ordering and delivery information

Fiber CountPart NumberNo. of tubesFibers per tubeNominal O.D. (mm)Weight (kg/km)Pulling tension (installation)Pulling tension (operation)Packaging (*)

xx = fiber type                  OS2=S2, OM1=M1, OM2=M2, OM3=M3, OM4=M4, OM5=M5
oo = delivery length         2000m=D2
(*) 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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