Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components - Performance standard - Part 021-02: Single-mode fibre optic connectors terminated as pigtails and patchcords for category C - Controlled environment
a) changed scope to remove restrictions on attenuation and return loss grades;
b) included provisions for rectangular ferrule connectors;
c) changed the terms and definitions of the different types of test samples (pigtail test samples and patchcord test samples) used in the various tests to avoid confusion;
d) updated fibre naming conventions according to IEC 60793-2-50 and added provisions for B-657 fibres;
e) added all the attenuation and return loss grades defined in IEC 61753-1;
f) test severities updated according to IEC 61753-1;
g) reduced flexing of strain relief cycles from 100 cycles to 50 cycles;
h) added the torsion test;
i) reduced the duration of the fibre/cable retention test on reinforced cables from 120 s to 60 s minimum;
j) removed the static side load test;
k) reduced the number of mating durability cycles from 500 cycles to 200 cycles and added provisions for rectangular ferrule connectors;
l) added Annex B for visual examination of the outer cable sheath movement of reinforced cables as an additional requirement for change of temperature, cable retention and flexing of the strain relief tests.
|TC 86/SC 86B - Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive componentsrss
|33.180.20 - Fibre optic interconnecting devices
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