Micro Flat Drop Cable

Waveoptics® Micro Flat Drop Cable is designed for self-supporting, direct-buried and duct installations. Fully dielectric design, ideal for drop applications, offering ease of access as well as easy installation.

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Description

Micro Flat Drop Cable

Waveoptics® Micro Flat Drop Cable is designed for self-supporting, direct-buried and duct installations. Fully dielectric design, ideal for drop applications, offering ease of access as well as easy installation. Compact and robust design provides ease of handling and also reduces transportation and storage costs. Available in 250 micron bare fiber and 900 micron tight-buffered fiber configurations.

Two parallel dielectric strength members that require no bonding or grounding, offering exceptional crush resistance. The FRP strength members are coated with EAA for improved adherence.

Design Properties

Fiber Count 1-4
Nominal Outer Dimensions 5.4 mm x 3 mm (0.21 in x 0.12 in) (±5%)
Bare Fiber / Tight Buffer Diameters 0.25 mm / 0.9 mm
Dielectric Strength Member Material / Diameter EAA Coated FRP / 1.3 mm (0.05 in)
Outer Jacket Material Polyethylene
Tight Buffer Material (900 um configuration) PVC Plenum
Drum Length 5,000 ft ,10,000 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 / Long-Term) 2,200 N/100mm / 1,100 N/100mm
Minimum Bend Radius (Operation / Installation) 10 x OD / 20 x OD