IEC 60794-1-22:2017 

Optical fibre cables - Part 1-22: Generic specification - Basic optical cable test procedures - Environmental test methods

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IEC 60794-1-22:2017 RLV

Note: this publication has been partially replaced by IEC 60794-1-211:2021


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IEC 60794-1-22:2017 is available as IEC 60794-1-22:2017 RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.

IEC 60794-1-22:2017 defines test procedures to be used in establishing uniform requirements for the environmental performance of:
- optical fibre cables for use with telecommunication equipment and devices employing similar techniques, and
- cables having a combination of both optical fibres and electrical conductors.
Throughout this document, the wording "optical cable" can also include optical fibre units, microduct fibre units, etc. See IEC 60794-1-2 for a reference guide to test methods of all types and for general requirements and definitions. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 2012. It constitutes a technical revision. This second edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- new test method designation F16 โ€“ Compound flow (drip) [E14 in IEC 60794-1-21];
- new test method F17 โ€“ Cable shrinkage test (fibre protrusion);
- new test method F18 โ€“ Mid-span temperature cycling test.
Keywords: optical fibre cables for use with telecommunication equipment

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2017-10-05
Available language(s)English, English/French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 86/SC 86A - Fibres and cablesrss
ICS33.180.10 - Fibres and cables
Stability date  2025
File size1837 KB

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