IEC 60794-1-22:2017 PRV
Pre release version
Optical fibre cables - Part 1-22: Generic specification - Basic optical cable test procedures - Environmental test methods
AbstractThis Final Draft International Standard is an up to 6 weeks' pre-release of the official publication. It is available for sale during its voting period: 2017-07-21 to 2017-09-01. By purchasing this FDIS now, you will automatically receive, in addition, the final publication.
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 – Compound flow (drip) [E14 in IEC 60794-1-21];
- new test method F17 – Cable shrinkage test (fibre protrusion);
- new test method F18 – Mid-span temperature cycling test.
Keywords: optical fibre cables for use with telecommunication equipment
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