Corning Cable Systems FREEDM LST(TM) Gel-Free Interlocking Armored Cables are flame-retardant, indoor/outdoor, riser-rated cables designed for interbuilding and intrabuilding backbones in aerial, duct and riser applications. Encased in a spirally wrapped, aluminum interlocking armor for ruggedness and superior crush resistance, these cables are ideal for industrial and heavy traffic areas and installations requiring extra protection for optical cables and for high-fiber-count trunking applications in areas with limited conduit or vault space. The riser rating precludes the need for a transition splice when entering the building.
The cable design is also National Electrical Code (NEC) listed (OFCR and FT-4) and meets NEC Article 770. The flexible, interlocking armored design offers over seven times the crush protection compared to unarmored cables (as characterized to ICEA-696) and allows easy one-step installation, thereby reducing the overall installation costs. The UV-resistant, flame-retardant jacket is rugged, durable and easy to strip.
These cables are protected against water penetration by innovative waterblocking tapes and yarns that swell to absorb water without the use of messy gels to provide more efficient and craft-friendly cable preparation. This waterblocking technology makes cable access easier and simplifies the use of buffer tube fan-out kits. The buffer tubes and fibers in each tube are color-coded for quick, easy identification. The SZ-stranded, loose tube design isolates fibers from installation, environmental rigors and allows for easy midspan access.
This cable is available in 12 different jacket colors - blue, orange, green, brown, slate, white, red, black, yellow, purple, rose and aqua. The colored jacket allows for easy visual identification of the cables while still providing all of the required environmental protection of an indoor/outdoor cable jacket.
Aerial, Direct Buried, Duct, General Purpose Horizontal, Vertical Riser
Cable Type: Loose Tube
Fiber Category: 62.5 µm MM (OM1)
Flame Rating: Riser (OFCR)
Product Type: Interlocking armor
Fiber Coloring: Blue, Orange, Green, Brown, Slate, White, Red, Black, Yellow, Violet, Rose, Aqua
Fiber Count (cable): 12
Fibers per Tube: 12
Inner Jacket Material: Flame-Retardant, UV-Resistant
Number of Active Tubes: 1
Number of Ripcords: 1
Number of Tube Positions: 1
Outer Jacket Color: Black
Outer Jacket Material: Flame-Retardant, UV-Resistant
Tensile Strength Elements and/or Armoring - Layer 1: Water-swellable dielectric strength members
Tensile Strength Elements and/or Armoring - Layer 2: Interlocking armor
Max. Tensile Strengths, Long-Term (Metric): 810 N
Max. Tensile Strengths, Long-Term (US): 180 lbf
Max. Tensile Strengths, Short-Term (Metric): 2700 N
Max. Tensile Strengths, Short-Term (US): 600 lbf
Min. Bend Radius Installation (Metric): 225 mm
Min. Bend Radius Installation (US): 8.9 in
Min. Bend Radius Operation (Metric): 150 mm
Min. Bend Radius Operation (US): 5.9 in
Nominal Core Diameter (Metric): 8.0 mm
Nominal Core Diameter (US): 0.31 in
Nominal Outer Diameter (Metric-mm): 15 mm
Nominal Outer Diameter (US): 0.59 in
Weight (cable) (Metric): 182 kg/km
Weight (cable) (US): 122 lb/1000 ft
Temperature - Installation (Metric): -10 C to 60 C
Temperature - Installation (US): 14 F to 140 F
Temperature - Operation (Metric): -40 C to 70 C
Temperature - Operation (US): -40 F to 158 F
Temperature - Storage (Metric): -40 C to 70 C
Temperature - Storage (US): -40 F to 158 F
Approval and Listings: National Electrical Code (NEC) OFCR, CSA OFC FT-4; Common Installations: Outdoor aerial and duct; indoor vertical riser and general purpose horizontal according to NEC Article 770; Design and Test Criteria: ANSI/ICEA S-104-696; Free of hazardous substances according to RoHS 2002/95/EG
|Cable Type||LOOSE TUBE|
|Fiber Type||OM1 62.5 MICRON MULTIMODE|
Spec SheetSpec Sheet
Data SheetsSPEC SHEET - PRODUCT FAMILY
MANUAL - INDOOR APPLICATIONS
MANUAL - THERMAL STRIPPER
PROCEDURE - CUTTING AND RESPOOLING FO CABLE
PROCEDURE - INDOOR INSTALLATION
PROCEDURE - OUTER SHEATH AND INTERLOCKING ARMOR REMOVAL
PROCEDURE - SCORING FIBER OPTIC BUFFER TUBES
PROCEDURE - SHEATH REMOVAL - FREEDM LST
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