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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

. Outdoorcables arecharacterised by their robust design, they are black and can be laid in empty pipes

inthe 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 are generally provided with a cable sheath made of polyethylene (PE). In the cable abbreviation, the first letter indicates 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.

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