IEC 60794-1-211:2021 

Optical fibre cables - Part 1-211: Generic specification - Basic optical cable test procedures - Environmental test methods - Sheath shrinkage, method F11


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IEC 60794-1-211:2021 defines test procedures to measure the shrinkage of the sheath due to thermal exposure of cables. A first test method, F11A, is included for cables where the fibre or buffered fibre and the sheath of the cable are intended to be fully terminated into a connector at one or both cable ends. A second test method, F11B, is included in this document for sheath shrinkage testing for general purpose. See IEC 60794-1-2 for a reference guide to test methods of all types and for general requirements.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2021-02-18
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 86/SC 86A - Fibres and cablesrss
ICS33.180.10 - Fibres and cables
Stability date  2025
File size1210 KB

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