Loose Tube Figure 8 Slim Cable

Waveoptics® Loose Tube Figure 8 Slim Cable is designed for self-supporting applications. Galvanized steel messenger composed of 7 steel wire strands is incorporated. Messenger diameters of 1/4″ and 3/16″ are available.

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Loose Tube Figure 8 Slim Cable

Waveoptics® Loose Tube Figure 8 Slim Cable is designed for self-supporting applications. Galvanized steel messenger composed of 7 steel wire strands is incorporated. Messenger diameters of 1/4″ and 3/16″ are available.

Easy one-step installation with standard hardware and installation methods. Self-supporting design requires no lashing, reducing installation time and costs.

PE single jacket with additives makes a resistant, durable and easy to strip cable, providing superior protection against UV radiation, fungus, abrasion and other environmental factors.

Two ripcords ensure a quick fiber access.

Design Properties

Fiber per Tube 2 – 12
Messenger Material / Diameter Galvanized Steel / 1/4″ & 3/16″
Outer Jacket Material / Thickness Polyethylene / 1.2 mm (0.05 in)
Loose Tube Diameter 1.9 mm (0.07 in)
Drum Length 10,000 ft, 15,000 ft & 20,000 ft (±5%)

Temperature Range

Operation -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
Installation -30°C to 70°C (-22°F to 158°F)
Storage / Transport -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)

Mechanical Properties

Crush Resistance (Short-Term) 2,200 N / 1,100mm
Minimum Bend Radius (Operation / Installation) 10 x OD / 20 x OD
Tensile Strength Without Messenger (Long-Term / Short-Term) 890 N / 2700 N (200 lbf / 607 lbf)
Messenger Breaking Strength (1/4″ / 3/16″) 26.1 KN (5,877 lbf) / 14.9 KN (3,356 lbf)