LIACC FO Access DROP cable BOWA 1-4 cores, self-supporting, all dielectric

Fiber Optic Access, DROP cable type BOWA, 1-4cores, aerial, LIACC.
BOWA Rev.00, Date 2017-12-02

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Aerial installation (F8 type)
All Dielectric Non-Metallic design
LSZH Fire Retardant
Suitable for both indoor and outdoor
UV-Resistant outer jacket
Small size
100% dry design
Low installation cost
Easy to strip
Direct Connection to Terminal Equıpments


Standards of reference and applications

EN 50173-1, IEC 60754-2, IEC 60794-1&2, IEC 60793-1&2, IEC 60332-1 & 2
FTTH Applications

Aerial (F8 Type with Steel Messenger Wire) 
Drop Cabling
Intrabuilding Voice or Data Communication Networks
Outdoor Interconnect and Patchcord Applications
Interconnection of Distribution Boxes, Distribution Frames and Customer Equipment and between the buildings
Aerial (Lashed)


Installation Features

Store at  -40 to +70 °C
Install at  -10 to +60 °C
Operate at  -40 to +70 °C 



Optical fiber :  1 to 4 cores 125/250μm, Single Mode or Multi Mode
Outer jacket :  Black LSZH-HFFR material

Self supporting element :  FRP rod 1.0mm
Peripheral pulling elements : 
FRP rod 0.5mm
Marking :  APS Finland – ww/yy – DROP Fiber Optic Cable BOWA 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 corrosiveness :
TS EN 50267-2-3
Smoke Emission :
IEC 61034-2
Flame retardant : 
IEC 60332-1-1, IEC60332-2-1
UV resistant :
 UL1581, IEC11801


Mechanical properties

Bending radius : 15 x O.D. (OS2 and MM), 10 x O.D. (G657A1/2)
Pulling tension, during installation :
  600 N
Pulling tension, permanent :  400 N
Crush :  600N/100mm (IEC 60794-1-2 E3)
Impact :  5J (Δα reversible, IEC 60794-1-2-E4)



Colour code of fibers

Fiber ColoursBlueOrangeGreenBrown


Fiber Optic characteristics

See detailed specification of optical fibers.


Ordering and delivery information

Fiber CountPart NumberNominal O.D. (mm)Weight (kg/km)Packaging
1DRBA1xxxoo5.2 x 2.021Drum (1 or 2km)
2DRBA2xxxoo5.2 x 2.021Drum (1 or 2km)
4DRBA4xxxoo5.2 x 2.021Drum (1 or 2km)

xx = fiber type                  ex. OS2=S2, G657a1=7A1, G657a2=7A2, OM1=M1, OM2=M2, OM3=M3, OM4=M4, OM5=5
oo = delivery length         ex. 1000m=D1, 2000m=D2, 4000m=D4

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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