Share by email

IEC 60794-1-1

IEC 60794-1-1:2023
Optical fibre cables - Part 1-1: Generic specification - General
IEC 60794-1-1:2023 applies to optical fibre cables for use with communication equipment and devices employing similar techniques. Electrical properties are specified for optical ground wire (OPGW) and optical phase conductor (OPPC) cables. Hybrid communication cables are specified in the IEC 62807 series. The object of this document is to establish uniform generic requirements for the geometrical, transmission, material, mechanical, ageing (environmental exposure), climatic and electrical properties of optical fibre cables and cable elements, where appropriate. This fifth edition cancels and replaces the fourth edition published in 2015. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) reorganization of the document to a more logical flow making it easier for the reader:
b) expansion of the tables to include names and definitions of all documents in the IEC 60794‑x series;
c) expansion of the definitions, graphical symbols, terminology and abbreviations content, with the aim of making this document the default and reference for all others in the IEC 60794‑x series;
d) inclusion of updated, reorganized and expanded optical fibre, attenuation and bandwidth subclauses, with the aim of making this document the default and reference for all others in the IEC 60794-x series.
BASE PUBLICATION
Commented version

A redline version in which an IEC expert has added significant and extensive comments explaining the main changes to the publication.

Discover

Technical committee

TC 86/SC 86A Fibres and cables
Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2023-05-22
Edition5.0
ICS

33.180.10

Stability date2025
ISBN number9782832267097
Pages66
File size1.12 MB
EditionDatePublicationEditionStatus
  • Achieve food security and promote sustainable agriculture

  • Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education

  • Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

  • Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

  • Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

  • Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

  • Reduce inequality within and among countries

  • Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

  • Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

  • Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

  • Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

See more

Related publications