QFAI UNI type, loose tube, dielectric, SHF2, fire resistant IEC60331, IEC60332-3-22 Cat.A

Up to 24 cores, dielectric armoured, SHF2, Fire Resistant & Fire Retardant
QFAI UNI SHF2, 01.05.2018/AP rev.0
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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 : 2500N
Crush maximum : 3000N/100mm
Impact maximum : 10J



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.
Dielectric armour :  anti rodent glass yarns.
Outer sheath : red fire retardant LSZH SHF2 cross linked material, typical thickness 1.0mm.
Marking :  APS Finland ww/mm – QFAI UNI SHF2 – FIBER OPTIC CABLE [Fibre type] – IEC 60331-25 [1000°C 90min] – IEC 60332-3-22 – Lot no + meter[A]

Environmental properties and Fire Performances

SHF2 : IEC 60092-360 (IEC 60092-359:1987-03)
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 :  NES 713, CEI 20-37/7
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 :
 DIN VDE 0472 part 805 B

Oil resistant :  IEC60811
Water absorption : IEC60502
Water penetration : IEC 60794-1-2-F5-B
UV resistant : ASTM G 154 IEC 60068-2-5

Ordering and delivery information

Fiber countOuter diameter (mm)Weight (kg/km)P/NPackaging
27.560OQFAI02 ff 2drum 2000m (+/-5%)
47.560OQFAI04 ff 2drum 2000m (+/-5%)
87.560OQFAI08 ff 2drum 2000m (+/-5%)
127.560OQFAI12 ff 2drum 2000m (+/-5%)
168.570OQFAI16 ff 2drum 2000m (+/-5%)
248.570OQFAI24 ff 2drum 2000m (+/-5%)

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



Colour code of fibers

NaturalRedGreenYellowBrownBlueVioletOrangeGrey WhiteBlackPink



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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