Copper Multi Pair Cable

Central Office Cables

Plain solid copper conductors, PVC insulation, unit twin construction, polyester tape core wrap, PVC sheath.

Options: Electrical screen & drain wire, Moisture Barrier, HFFR/LSNH (Low Smoke Non Halogen) Sheath. Compliant with British Telecom Standard CW1308

Capacitance Unbalance 99% of cases (pF) = 200 unless * = 500
Insulation Resistance (Mohms/km) = 50
Note: Available in pair range 1-320 pair and with 1.38 mm earth wire

BTCL P/N No. Pairs Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Max O/All Diameter (mm) Max Average Resistance (ohms)
I-0050-P040-001-00-AT-1308 50 0.40 1.00 16.0 153
I-0100-P040-001-00-AT-1308 100 0.40 1.30 24.0 153
I-0002-P050-001-00-AT-1308* 2 0.50 0.50 4.7 97.8
I-0050-P050-001-00-AT-1308* 50 0.50 1.00 17.0 97.8
I-0320-P050-001-00-AT-1308* 320 0.50 2.20 39.5 97.8

High Performance ADSL Cable

Typical Cable Applications:

Suitable for use in exchanges where a higher transmission performance is required

Central Office Interconnect

Plain solid copper (PACW) conductors of 0.4 mm, PE insulation, unit twin construction, polyester tape(s) core wrap. TACW braided-screen, grey Halogen Free Flame Retardant (HFFR) Sheath

BTCL P/N No. Pairs Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Max O/All Diameter (mm) Max Average Resistance (ohms)
I-0024-P040-001-55-D-TN-TI28 24 0.40 1.00 10.5 153
I-0096-P040-001-55-D-TN-TI28 64 0.40 1.00 14.6 153
I-0064-P040-001-55-D-TN-TI28 96 0.50 1.20 20.0 153
I-0128-P040-001-55-D-TN-TI28 128 0.50 1.20 22.5 153
I-0144-P040-001-55-D-TN-TI28 144 0.50 1.20 24.0 153

Max Average Mutual Cap (nF/km) = 60
NEXT @ 1MHz (dB) = 55
Attenuation @ 1MHz (dB/Km) = 31
Characteristic Impedance (ohm/km) = 135


Tinned solid copper (TACW) conductors of 0.4 and 0.6 mm, PE insulation, pairs construction in concentric units, 1 or more core wrap tapes, grey Halogen Free Flame Retardant (HFFR) Sheath – optional collective screen and drain wire

BTCL P/N No. Pairs Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Max O/All Diameter (mm) Max Average Resistance (ohms)
I-0001-P040-060-50-D-T-HT 1 0.4 1.0 3.5 153
I-0002-P040-060-50-D-T-HT 2 0.4 1.0 5 153
I-0005-P040-060-50-D-T-HT 5 >0.4 1.0 6 153
I-0010-P040-060-50-D-T-HT 10 0.4 1.0 8 153
I-0050-P060-060-50-D-T-HT* 50 0.4 1.3 19.5 66

Max Average Mutual Cap (nF/km) = 50
NEXT @ 1MHz (dB) = 50
Attenuation @ 1MHz (dB/km) = 23 unless * = 20
Characteristic Impedance (ohm/km) = 100


Plain solid copper conductors, PE insulation, unit twin construction in 8 or 10 pair units, polyester tape cable core wrap, Halogen Free Flame Retardant (HFFR) Sheath Compliant with British Telecom Standard CW1601

BTCL P/N No. Pairs Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Max O/All Diameter (mm) Max Average Resistance (ohms) NEXT @ 1MHz (dB)
I-0032-P050-001-62-T-1601 32 0.50 0.70 12.2 97.8 62
I-0064-P050-001-62-T-1601 64 0.50 0.80 15.7 97.8 62
I-0100-P050-001-62-T-1601 100 0.50 1.00 15.7 97.8 62

Attenuation @ 1MHz (dB/Km) = 26
Characteristic Impedance (ohm/km) = 100


Plain solid copper conductors, PE insulation, pair construction in 24 pair units, each unit with a non-hygroscopic tape, tinned copper drain wire and screen of aluminium-polyester-aluminium tape, non-hygroscopic core wrap, 0.5 mm tinned copper drain wire and screen of aluminium-polyester-aluminium tape, grey Halogen Free Flame retardant sheath

Compliant with 1AC022850001 DSZZA specification

BTCL P/N No. Pairs Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Max O/All Diameter (mm) Max Conductor Resistance (ohms/km) NEXT @ 1MHz (dB)
I-0024-P040-001-52-LT-1AC 24 0.40 0.80 9.1 146.8 52
I-0072-P040-001-52-LT-1AC 72 0.40 1.00 16.5 146.8 52
I-0096-P040-001-52-LT-1AC 96 0.40 1.00 19.5 146.8 52

Attenuation @ 1MHz (dB/Km) = 33
Characteristic Impedance (ohm/km) = N/A


Outside Plant

Plain solid copper conductors of 0.4 and 0.5 mm, PE insulation, pairs construction in concentric units, filled, 1 or more core wrap tapes, HDPE sheath incorporating a longitudinally applied aluminium-copolymer tape

BTCL P/N No. Pairs Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Max O/All Diameter (mm) Max Average Resistance (ohms)
E-0006-P050-030-44-AP-TK59* 6 0.50 1.80 11.0 95
E-0020-P050-030-44-AP-TK59* 20 0.50 1.80 15.0 95
E-0100-P050-030-44-AP-TK59* 100 0.50 2.00 25.7 95
E-0400-P050-030-44-AP-TK59* 400 0.50 2.60 46.8 95
E-1000-P050-030-44-AP-TK59* 1000 0.50 3.00 70.0 95
E-0100-P040-030-44-AP-TK59** 100 0.40 1.80 21.5 148
E-0200-P040-030-44-AP-TK59** 200 0.40 2.00 30.0 148
E-0400-P040-030-44-AP-TK59** 400 0.40 2.20 38.0 148
E-1000-P040-030-44-AP-TK59** 1000 0.40 3.00 57.8 148

Max Average Mutual Cap (nF/km) = 50
PSNEXT @ 1MHz (dB) = 44
Attenuation @ 1MHz (dB/km) = * = 20.4 and ** = 23.3
Characteristic Impedance (ohm/km) = 100
Note: Also available in self-supporting figure 8


Central Office/Exchange Cables

Typical Cable Applications: Used primarily in telephone exchange buildings and PABX systems

Plain solid copper conductors of 0.6 mm, solid PE insulation, pair construction in concentric layers, 1 or more core wrap tapes, TACW corrugated wire (0.6 mm), helically applied aluminium tape and PVC sheath.

Compliant with Italian Telecom Standard (Italian Standard) CT-1285

BTCL P/N No. Pairs Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Nom O/All Diameter (mm) Max Average Resistance (ohms)
I-0010-P060-001-50-LV-1285 10 0.60 1.6 13.2 66.6
I-0020-P060-001-50-LV-1285 20 0.60 1.8 15.8 66.6
I-0030-P060-001-50-LV-1285 30 0.60 1.8 19.0 66.6
I-0050-P060-001-50-LV-1285 50 0.60 2.0 22.5 66.6
I-0100-P060-001-50-LV-1285 100 0.60 2.40 31.7 66.6
I-0200-P060-001-50-LV-1285 200 0.60 3.0 43.9 66.6

Max Average Mutual Cap (nF/km) = 55
NEXT @ 1MHz (dB) = 50
Attenuation @ 1MHz (dB/Km) = 19
Characteristic Impedance (ohm/km) = 160


Plain solid copper conductors of 0.5 mm, PE insulation, pair construction in concentric layers 1 or more core wrap tapes, longitudinally applied aluminium-copolymer tape and low smoke zero halogen (HFFR) sheath.

Compliant with Spanish ICT standards

BTCL P/N No. Pairs Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Nom O/All Diameter (mm) Max Average Resistance (ohms)
I-0025-P050-001-45-AV-ICT 26 0.50 1.1 11.5 91
I-0050-P050-001-45-AV-ICT 51 0.50 1.1 15.5 91
II-0075-P050-001-45-AV-ICT 76 0.50 1.1 18.5 91
I-0100-P050-001-45-AV-ICT 101 0.50 1.1 20.5 91

Max Average Mutual Cap (nF/km) = 52
NEXT @ 1MHz (dB) = 45
Attenuation @ 1MHz (dB/Km) = 21
Characteristic Impedance (ohm/km) = 100


Plain solid copper conductors of 0.6 mm, PE insulation, Quad construction, filled with Polyurethane, PE sheath.

Compliant with Belgium Telecom Standard (Belgium Standard) SERIES 35

BTCL P/N No. Quads Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Max O/All Diameter (mm) NEXT @ 1MHz (dB)
I-0002-Q060-001-55-U-P-SE35 1 0.60 2.10 7.5 55
I-0006-Q060-001-40-U-P-SE35 3 0.60 2.10 10.5 40

Max Average Loop Resistance (ohms) = 130
Attenuation @ 1MHz (dB/Km) = 21
Characteristic Impedance (ohm/km) = 115


Plain solid copper conductors of 0.8 mm, PVC insulation, quad unit construction, polyester tape(s) core wrap, continuity wire, aluminium polyester screen, green or red PVC sheath

Based on German Telecom Standard (Verband der Electrotechnik) VDE 0815

BTCL P/N No. Quads Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Max O/All Diameter (mm) Max Loop Resistance (ohms/km)
I-0004-Q080-001-00-LV-0815 2 0.80 1.00 6.5 73.2
I-0020-Q080-001-00-LV-0815 10 0.80 1.20 12.9 73.2
I-0032-Q080-001-00-LV-0815 16 0.80 1.20 14.9 73.2

Max Mutual Cap (nF/km) = 100
Max Capacitance Unbalance (pF/100m) = 200


Plain solid copper conductors of 0.4, 0.6 or 0.8 mm, PE insulation, quad construction, polyester tape(s) core wrap, continuity wire, aluminium polyester screen, grey PVC sheath

Option: Halogen Free Flame Retardant (HFFR) Sheath

Compliant with French Telecom Standard (Normes France) NF C 93-526-9 & NF C 93-527-8

BTCL P/N No. Quads Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Max O/All Diameter (mm) Max Loop Resistance (ohms/km)
I-0028-Q040-001-00-LT-93526 14 0.40 1.40 10.1 293.6
I-0056-Q040-001-00-LV-93526 28 0.40 1.50 12.8 293.6
I-0028-Q060-001-00-LT-93526 14 0.60 1.50 13.3 130.5
I-0056-Q060-001-00-LV-93526 28 0.60 1.60 17.5 130.5

Max Average Mutual Cap (nF/km) = 55
Capacitance Unbalance 95% of cases (pF) = 200
Note: Available in 4-112 quads


Plain solid copper conductors of 0.4 mm, PE insulation, quad construction, polyester tape(s) core wrap, continuity wire, aluminium polyester screen, grey fire retardant PVC sheath

Options: Tinned Copper Braid, Halogen Free Flame Retardant (HFFR) Sheath

Compliant with French Telecom Standard (Normes France) NF C 32-062 & 32-070-C2

BTCL P/N No. Quads Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Max O/All Diameter (mm) Max Resistance (ohms/km)
I-0064-Q040-001-00-LV-32062 32 0.40 1.00 11.0 147
I-0256-Q040-001-00-LV-32062 128 0.40 1.00 22.5 147

Mutual Cap Nom/Max (nF/km) = 50/57.5
Capacitance Unbalance 95% of cases (pF) = <300

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