Perforated Steel Tube (PST)

Perforated for Optical Sensing

The Perforated Steel Tube (PST) is an excellent fiber optic cable option, combining ultimate performance and serious protection. An anti-corrosive alloy protects the fragile optical fiber from external forces, while the perforations allow peak optical sensing.

The outer diameter of the product is just 2.3 mm, which makes it a preferred choice for integration as a sensor in larger cable configurations. The perforations along the fiber optic cable provide unique enhanced optical sensing abilities, measuring various environmental values without compromising the structural integrity of the protective armor.

Optical Sensing
  • 32-Up to 114 fibers up to 8 fibers
  • 21-Temeprature Sensing sensing ready
  • 17-Direct Installation semi-Finished


Product abbreviation PST
Outer diameter2.3 mm
Wall thickness0.200 mm
Approx. Cable weight11 kg per km
Hole to hole distance10 mm
Hole dimensions ~ 0.90 mm x 1.40 mm
Maximum fiber count 8 (250µm)
Steel material Anticorrosive Alloy

All values, product specifications and other given data are subject to change without notice to improve reliability, function, design or otherwise. Information contained in this data sheet are up-to-date as at the date of issue. As NBG cannot control or anticipate the conditions under which this product may be used, each user should review the information in specific context of the planned use. To the maximum extent permitted by law, NBG will not be responsible for damages of any nature resulting from the use or reliance upon the information contained in this data sheet.

Product overview created by Patrick Weissinger – 21.03.2019

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Perforated tube

Optical Sensing


Thomas Kozlowski

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