MTA1 Fire Resistant Double Armoured SHF1

Up to 72 cores, double layer metal armour SHF1, Fire Resistant & Fire Retardant
MTA104S2, 19.10.2015/AP rev.2


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Store at : -30 to +70 °C
Install at : – 5 to +50 °C, Bend minimum : 25 times O.D.
Operate at : -40 to +70 °C, Bend minimum : 20 times O.D.
Pull maximum : 8000N
Crush maximum : 3000N/100mm
Impact maximum : 10J
Cable nominal weight : 590 kg/km
Cable elong. : 0.5%
Fibre elong. : 0.33%
Breaking load: 12 000 N




Bare fiber : 250µm
Buffer : Loose tube (Ø1.9mm) 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 : Thermoplastic resin coated single strand
Cable core : Loose tubes and fillers (when necessary) assembled around the central member. The core is wrapped by a synthetic tape.
Inner sheath : Black LSZH material 1.0mm thick. Nominal diameter 9.0mm.
Armour : Double layer of galvanized steel wires. Coverage ≥80%.
Outer jacket : Black LSZH SHF1 material 1.5mm thick. Nominal outer diameter 15.7mm.
Marking : APS Finland ww/mm – Fiber Optic Cable MTA1 “fiber count and type” – SHF1 IEC60331-25 IEC60332-3-22 Cat A – 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 : EN 50305 9.2
Flame retardant : IEC 60332-1-2
Fire retardant : IEC 60332-3-22 Cat.A
Fire resistant : IEC 60331-25
Oil resistant : intermittent splash – permanent resistance available upon request
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


Colour code of fibers

  01. 02. 03. 04. 05. 06. 07. 08. 09. 10. 11. 12. 
Natural Red Green Yellow Brown Blue Violet Orange Grey White Black Pink 



Colour code of tubes

  Tube 4-12 fibers 24 fibers 36 fibers 48 fibers 72 fibers 
Red (4-12 fibers) Red (12 fibers) Red (12 fibers) Red (12 fibers) Red (12 fibers) 
Filler Green (12 fibers) Green (12 fibers) Green (12 fibers) Green (12 fibers) 
Filler Filler Natural (12 fibers) Natural (12 fibers) Natural (12 fibers) 
Filler Filler Filler Natural (12 fibers) Natural (12 fibers) 
Filler Filler Filler Filler Natural (12 fibers) 
Filler Filler Filler Filler Natural (12 fibers) 

Ordering and delivery information

  Fiber count SM OM1 OM1+ OM2 OM3 OM4 Packaging 
MTA104S2 MTA104M1 MTA104ME MTA104M2 MTA104M3 MTA104M4 drum 2000m (+/-5%) 
MTA108S2 MTA108M1 MTA108ME MTA108M2 MTA108M3 MTA108M4 drum 2000m (+/-5%) 
12 MTA112S2 MTA112M1 MTA112ME MTA112M2 MTA112M3 MTA112M4 drum 2000m (+/-5%) 
24 MTA124S2 MTA124M1 MTA124ME MTA124M2 MTA124M3 MTA124M4 drum 2000m (+/-5%) 
36 MTA136S2 MTA136M1 MTA136ME MTA136M2 MTA136M3 MTA136M4 drum 2000m (+/-5%) 
48 MTA148S2 MTA148M1 MTA148ME MTA148M2 MTA148M3 MTA148M4 drum 2000m (+/-5%) 
72 MTA172S2 MTA172M1 MTA172ME MTA172M2 MTA172M3 MTA172M4 drum 2000m (+/-5%) 

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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