Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components - Performance standard - Part 021-06: Single-mode fibre optic connectors terminated as pigtails and patchcords for category OP+ – Extended outdoor protected environment
a) updated environmental category (from O to OP+), tests and their severities according to IEC 61753-1:2018;
b) removed the copyright notice as it is no longer needed;
c) changed title and scope to remove restrictions on attenuation and return loss grades;
d) changed the term and definitions of the different types of test samples (pigtail test samples and patchcord test samples) used in the various tests to avoid confusion;
e) removed the term and definition for small form factor (SFF) connectors as it is no longer used in the document;
f) updated fibre naming conventions according to IEC 60793-2-50: and added provisions for B-657 fibres;
g) added all the attenuation and return loss grades defined in IEC 61753-1;
h) removed the static side load test;
i) removed the need to perform all tests sequentially to align with other performance standards;
j) added provisions for rectangular ferrule connectors;
k) 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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