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Thin Wall Aluminum Layered FIMT

An OPPC and OPGW Fiber Optic Cable

The Thin Wall Aluminum Layered FIMT (ACT) performs even in harsh climate conditions, including the Oil & Gas Industry. An outer aluminum sheath protects the configuration from potentially threatening external influences, such as wind, ice, and rain. The aluminum layer is between 0.25 mm and 0.3 mm, making the cable simultaneously durable and lightweight, ideal for power lines.

The stainless-steel tube protects the optical fibers from mechanical stress. In addition, the aluminum layer protects against hydrogen and prevents galvanic corrosion within the cable, which is a common cause of OPGW failure. We produce the fiber optic cable with up to 92 optical fibers at an OD of 250μm, and the durable OPPC & OPGW fiber optic cable still weighs as little as 20 kg/km.

We manufacture our products according to the highest industry standards. By approaching every challenge uniquely, we find the best solution for each project. Contact us today and speak to one of our experts if you feel like the Thin Wall Aluminum Layered FIMT could be the solution for you.

Specifications

Product abbreviation ACT
Cable usage Data Transm. & Sensing
Outer diameter 2.7 mm up to 5.0 mm
Aluminum wall thickness 0.25 mm up to 0.3 mm
Approx. Cable weight 20 kg up to 50 kg per km
Operational temperature range -40°C up to +85°C
Maximum fiber count 92 (250µm)
Maximum continuous length Up to 15 km
Filling compound no gel / H2 absorb. / high temp
High electrical performance Acc. latest datasheet

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

Optical fibers

Metal tube

Aluminum layer

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