Armoured Cable Buyers Guide

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Armoured Cables

Abbreviations:

FBR = fibre reinforced plastic

APL = Aluminium polyethylene laminate

PSP = plastic/steel/plastic tape

Model

Indoor/

outdoor

Strength member2

Structure

Armour

Jacket3

Fibre count

Picture

Application

GJ

Indoor

See below for part numberiing

GYTA

Outdoor

Central steel wire

Loose tubes

+

oil

APL

+

PE sheath

PE

4~216

Duct (aerial)

GYTS

Outdoor

Central steel wire

Loose tubes

+

oil

PSP

+

PE sheath

 

2~144

Duct (aerial)

GYTY53

Outdoor

Central steel wire

Loose tubes

+

oil

PE inner sheath

+

PSP

+

PE outer sheath

 

2~216

Direct buried (duct/aerial)

GYTA53

Outdoor

Central steel wire

Loose tubes

+

oil

APL

+

PE inner sheath

+

PSP

+

PE outer sheath

 

2~216

Direct burial (duct/aerial)

GYFTY

Outdoor

FRP

Loose tubes

+

oil

PE sheath

 

2~192

Hybrid

GYXTW

Outdoor

2 outer steel wires

Uni-tube

+

oil

Single tube

+

PE sheath

 

2~48

Aerial

GYTC8S

Outdoor

Central steel wire

+

Steel support wire

Loose tubes

+

oil

Figure 8

+

PSP

 

2~30

Aerial

ADSS

Outdoor

FRP

 

PE inner sheath

+

Aramid

+

<110KV: PE outer sheath

+

≥110KV: AT outer sheath

 

 

Hybrid

GYFTA53

Outdoor

 

 

 

 

4~144

Duct, aerial, direct-buried

GYDGA

Outdoor

 

 

 

 

48~480 (ribbon)

Duct, aerial

GYAXTC8Y

Outdoor

 

 

 

 

2~12

Aerial (self supporting)

GPTCA63

Outdoor

 

 

 

 

4~144

Sewer, duct, aerial, buried

GLFXTS

Outdoor

 

 

 

 

2~12

Micro-trench on road

Notes:

1

2 For high fibre counts the Steel CSM may be PE sheathed

3 Jacket thickness up to 96 fibres is nominally 1.8mm and above 96 fibres is 2.0mm

Armoured Indoor Cable Part Numbering

 

GJ-

  -

  -

  -

-

-

 

Cable Structure

Tight buffer fibre + metal spring tube + Kevlar + metal wire braid+jacket

Tight buffer fibre + metal spring tube + Kevlar + jacket

Non-armoured: tight buffer fibre + Kevlar + jacket

 

 

A

B

N

 

 

 

 

 

Fibre Count

01, 02, 04, 06, 08, 12

 

 

 

XX

 

 

 

 

Fibre Type

Single mode: G652 (9/125µm)

Single mode: G655 (9/125µm)

Single mode: G657 (9/125µm)

Multi-mode: OM2 (50/125µm)

Multi-mode: OM1 (62.5/125µm)

Multi-mode: OM3 (50/125µm)

 

 

 

 

S1

S2

S3

G1

G2

G3

 

 

 

Jacket

PVC

Low smoke zero halogen

PE

 

 

 

 

 

PVC

LSZH

PE

 

 

Fibre Count

 

 

 

 

 

XXX

 

Fibre Type

Multi mode 50/125µm

Multi mode 62.5/125µm

Single mode 8/125µm G.652B

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A1

A1b

B1

 

Armoured Outdoor Cable Part Numbering

 

GY-

  -

  -

  -

-

  -

 

Strengthening Member

Steel wire

FRB

FRB & Kevlar

 

 

S

F

H

 

 

 

 

 

Structure

Loose tube (default)

Uni tube

Ribbon fibre

Oil filled tube

Self supporting (aerial)

PE sheath

 

 

 

L

X

D

T

C

Y

 

 

 

 

Armour

None (default)

APL

PSP

PSP + steel wire

 

 

 

 

N

A

S

W

 

 

 

Jacket

Wringed steel wire + PE

Steel + PE

Steel + PE + Nylon

Kevlar + PE

Double wringed steel wire

Steel + PE + Steel wire + PE

 

 

 

 

 

33

53

54

63

333

53+33

 

 

Cable colour

Blue (SM, armoured)

Grey (MM, armoured)

Yellow (SM, non-armoured)

Orange (SM, non-armoured)

Black (Multi-core cable)

 

 

 

 

 

 

B

G

Y

O

BL

 

Cord Diameter

3.0mm

3.3mm

6.0mm

6.9mm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30

33

60

69

 

Colour Arrangement For Loose Tubes and Fibres

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

blue

orange

green

brown

grey

white

red

black

yellow

violet

pink

cyan

 

Armoured Patch Cord Part Numbering

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J

  -

  -

-

-

-

-

  -

  -

  -

 

Type

Armoured

Non-armoured

 

 

E

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fibre Count

Simplex

Duplex

4 core

6 core

8 core

12 core

 

 

 

1

2

4

6

8

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Side A Connector

FC

SC

ST

LC

MT-RJ

MU

E2000

 

 

 

 

FC

SC

ST

LC

MT-RJ

MU

E2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fibre Count

Simplex

Duplex

4 core

6 core

8 core

12 core

 

 

 

 

 

1

2

4

6

8

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

Side B Connector

FC

SC

ST

LC

MT-RJ

MU

E2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

FC

SC

ST

LC

MT-RJ

MU

E2000

 

 

 

 

 

Fibre Type

Single mode: G652 (9/125µm)

Single mode: G655 (9/125µm)

Single mode: G657 (9/125µm)

Multi-mode: OM2 (50/125µm)

Multi-mode: OM1 (62.5/125µm)

Multi-mode: OM3 (50/125µm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S!

S2

S3

G1

G2

G3

 

 

 

 

Polish Type

PC & UPC

APC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

P

A

 

 

 

Cord Diameter

3.0mm

3.3mm

6.0mm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30

33

60

 

 

Cable colour

Blue (SM, armoured)

Grey (MM, armoured)

Yellow (SM, non-armoured)

Orange (SM, non-armoured)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B

G

Y

O

 

Length

In metres

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

xxM

 

 

Simplex

 

 

 

 

 

 

Duplex

 

 

 

 

 

 

Multi Core Emergency Dispatch

 

 

 

 

 

 

Multi Core Live Broadcast

 

 

 

 

 

 

HDTV Video Camera

 

 

 

 

 

 

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