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outdoor cable

FO cables whose specifications are designed to meet all the requirements that outdoor installation entails are called FO outdoor cables.

Outdoor cables are characterized by their robust design, they are black and can be laid in empty tubes in the ground, in cable trays or in pipe systems. The special properties of outdoor cables include moisture resistance, stability against mechanical stresses and resistance to rodent damage.

Selection criteria for outdoor and indoor cables

Selection criteria for outdoor and indoor cables

Outdoor cables generally have a polyethylene( PE) cable jacket. In the cable abbreviation, the first letter identifies the application, whether indoor or outdoor. An outdoor cable has the letter A. Outdoor cables are specified according to IEC 60794-3-11 and are suitable for the temperature range between -30 °C and +70 °C.

Englisch: outdoor cable
Updated at: 30.07.2018
#Words: 124
Links: fiber optics (FO), black, ground, cable, polyethylene (PE)
Translations: DE

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