IEC 60794-1-22:2017 RLV
Optical fibre cables - Part 1-22: Generic specification - Basic optical cable test procedures - Environmental test methods
AbstractIEC 60794-1-22:2017 RLV contains the International Standard and its Redline version. The Redline version is available in English only. The Redline version provides you with a quick and easy way to compare all the changes between this standard and its previous edition. The Redline version is not an official IEC Standard, only the current version of the standard is to be considered the official document.
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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