QFCU-UNI type, single loose tube, metallic armoured, SHF2, fire resistant IEC60331, fire retardant IEC60332-3-22 Cat.A (B)

Up to 24 cores, metallic armoured, SHF2, Fire Resistant & Fire Retardant
MOQFCUUNI, 26.07.2021/AP rev.0/AP
Type Approval: DNV TAE00004D4



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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 : 1500N
Crush maximum : 3000N/100mm
Impact maximum : 5J



Bare fiber : 250µm
Buffer : Loose tube 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 material
Armour :  galvanised steel wire braid
Outer sheath : red fire retardant, UV-resistant LSZH SHF2 material, typical thickness 1.0mm.

Marking: APS Finland – month/year – FIBER OPTIC CABLE – QFCU-UNI FIBER COUNT + TYPE – IEC 60331-25 – EN 50200 Annex E – IEC 60332-3-22 Cat. A – BATCH ***** + meter

Environmental and Fire Performances 

Fire resistance (standard):  IEC 60331-25 750°C, 3 hours  (<1.0 dB/excess loss)
Fire resistance (upgraded): IEC 60331-25 1000°C, 3 hours (<1.5 dB/excess loss)
Flame retardant:  IEC 60332-1-2
No-fire propagation:  IEC 60332-3-22
Halogen content:  IEC 60754-1-2
Smoke density:  IEC 61034-1-2


Ordering and delivery information

Fiber countP/NPackaging
2MOQFCUUNI 02 ff 1drum 2000m (+/-5%)
4MOQFCUUNI 04 ff 1drum 2000m (+/-5%)
8MOQFCUUNI 08 ff 1drum 2000m (+/-5%)
12MOQFCUUNI 12 ff 1drum 2000m (+/-5%)
16MOQFCUUNI 16 ff 1drum 2000m (+/-5%)
24MOQFCUUNI 24 ff 1drum 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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