QFAI 2 UNI MUD type (QFAB-2), loose tube, dielectric, SHF2-MUD, fire resistant IEC60331, fire retardant IEC60332-3-22 Cat.A

 

    

 

Store at : -40 to +70 °C
Install at : -5 to +50 °CBend minimum : 15 times O.D.
Operate at : -40 to +70 °CBend minimum : 10 times O.D.
Pull maximum : 3500N
Crush maximum : 4000N/100mm
Impact maximum : 20J

 

Design

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.
Peripheral member :  anti rodent glass yarns.
Inner sheath : red fire retardant LSZH SHF1 material, typical thickness 1.0mm.
Dielectric armour :  anti rodent glass yarns.
Outer sheath : red fire retardant, UV-resistant and MUD-resistant LSZH SHF2 material, typical thickness 1.0mm.

Marking :  APS Finland ww/mm – QFAI 2 UNI SHF2-MUD (QFAB-2) – FIBER OPTIC CABLE [Fibre type] – IEC 60331-25 [1000°C 90min] – IEC 60332-3-22 – Lot no + meter [A]

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 : EN50305 9.2
Flame retardant : IEC 60332-1-2
Fire retardant : IEC 60332-3-22 Cat.A
Fire resistant : IEC 60331-25 (1000°C, 90 minutes)
Ozone resistant : IEC60811-2-1, DIN VDE 0472 part 805 B
Weather resistant : ASTM G 154, EN 11507
LSZH SHF2 : IEC 60092-360
Oil resistant : IEC60811, IRM 903
MUD resistant : NEK606:2009, IEC60092-350
Water absorption : IEC60811-1-3
Water penetration : IEC 60794-1-2-F5-B (inner core only)
UV resistant : ASTM G 154 IEC 60068-2-5
Cold bend & impact : CSA C22.2

 

Ordering and delivery information

Fiber count Outer diameter (mm) Weight (kg/km) P/N Packaging
2 10.5 160 OQFAB202 ff drum 2000m (+/-5%)
4 10.5 160 OQFAB204 ff drum 2000m (+/-5%)
8 10.5 160 OQFAB208 ff drum 2000m (+/-5%)
12 10.5 160 OQFAB212 ff drum 2000m (+/-5%)
16 11.5 180 OQFAB216 ff drum 2000m (+/-5%)
24 11.5 180 OQFAB224 ff drum 2000m (+/-5%)

ff =  S2 for G652D, A1 for G657A1, M1 for OM1, ME for OM1+, M2 for OM2, M3 for OM3, M4 for OM4, M5 for OM5.

 

 

Colour code of fibers

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Natural Red Green Yellow Brown Blue Violet Orange Grey White Black Pink
13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
Turquoise Red/black Green/black Yellow/black Brown/black Blue/black Violet/black Orange/black Grey/black White/black Pink/black Turquoise/black

 

 

Other standards of reference

IEC 60092-370 Electrical installations in ships: Guidance on the selection of cables for telecommunication and data.
DNV TAP 827.50/1 Type Approval Program – Optical Fibre Cables
ABS SVR Rules for building and classing. Steel Vessels.
ABS SMR Rules for building and classing. Steel vessels under 90 meters.
IEC 60793 General specifications for both multimode and single-mode optical fibres
IEC 60794 general specifications for optical fibres cables

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