Outside Plant Primary Cable

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CW1171

CW1224

Typical Cable Applications: Outside Plant (OSP) Cables used primarily in the Primary or Exchange (‘E’-side) Network

Plain solid copper conductors of 0.4 and 0.6 mm, PE insulation, pair construction in concentric layers, 1 or more core wrap tapes, service quad, HDPE sheath incorporating a longitudinally applied aluminium-copolymer tape.

Compliant with Italian Telecom Standard (Italian Standard) CT-1240

BTCL P/N No. Pairs Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Nom O/All Diameter (mm) Max Loop Resistance (ohms)
E-1200-P040-001-50-AP-1240 1200 0.40 2.50 62.5 150
E-1600-P040-001-50-AP-1240 1600 0.40 2.70 72.0 150
E-2400-P040-001-50-AP-1240 2400 0.40 3.10 85.2 150
E-0800-P060-001-50-AP-1240 800 0.60 2.20 64.0 66.6
E-1200-P060-001-50-AP-1240 31200 0.60 2.50 79.0 66.6

Max Average Mutual Cap (nF/km) = 55
NEXT @ 1MHz (dB) = 50
Attenuation @ 1MHz (dB/100m) = 27
Characteristic Impedance (ohm/km) = 140


Plain solid copper conductors of 0.4 and 0.6 mm, PE insulation, pair construction in concentric layers, 1 or more core wrap tapes, service quad, HDPE sheath incorporating a longitudinally applied aluminium-copolymer tape, helical steel tape armour, HDPE sheath

Compliant with Italian Telecom Standard (Italian Standard) CT-1240

BTCL P/N No. Pairs Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Nom O/All Diameter (mm) Max Loop Resistance (ohms)
E-0100-P040-001-50-AP-1240HP 100 0.40 1.80 21.6 150
E-0200-P040-001-50-AP-1240HP 200 0.40 1.80 29.1 150
E-0800-P040-001-50-AP-1240HP 800 0.40 2.20 51.4 150
E-1200-P040-001-50-AP-1240HP 1200 0.40 2.50 62.5 150
E-2400-P040-001-50-AP-1240HP 2400 0.40 3.10 85.2 150
E-0100-P060-001-50-AP-1240HP 100 0.60 1.80 29 66.6
E-0200-P060-001-50-AP-1240HP 200 0.60 1.90 37.3 66.6
E-0800-P060-001-50-AP-1240HP 800 0.60 2.70 70.5 66.6
E-1200-P060-001-50-AP-1240HP 1200 0.60 3.00 87 66.6

Max Average Mutual Cap (nF/km) = 55
NEXT @ 1MHz (dB) = 50
Attenuation @ 1MHz (dB/100m) = 27
Characteristic Impedance (ohm/km) = 140


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 PE 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)
E-0025-P050-001-45-AP-ICT 26 0.50 1.2 12.0 93
E-0050-P050-001-45-AP-ICT 51 0.50 1.2 16.0 93
E-0075-P050-001-45-AP-ICT 75 0.50 1.2 19.0 93
E-0100-P050-001-45-AP-ICT 101 0.50 1.2 21.0 93

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 0.5 mm, PE insulation, quad constructions, a perforated wire of solid copper with a diameter of 0.5 mm, Polyurethane filled, 4 x TACW continuity wires with a diameter of 0.41 mm, PE sheath, layer of galvanized steel wires, and green PE sheath

Compliant with Netherlands Standard PTT NORM 92

BTCL P/N No. Quads Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Max O/All Dia (mm) Max Average Resistance (ohms)
E-0012-Q050-001-40-PGP-NM92 6 0.50 1.20 17.0 93
EE-0030-Q050-001-40-PGP-NM92 15 0.50 1.50 21.5 93
E-0050-Q050-001-40-PGP-NM92 25 0.50 1.50 30.0 93

Max Average Mutual Cap (nF/km) = 40
NEXT @ 1MHz (dB) = 40
Attenuation @ 1MHz (dB/Km) = 15


Plain solid copper conductors of 0.4, 0.6, and 0.8 mm (Serial 89), PE insulation, pair construction in concentric layers, 1 or more core wrap tapes, continuity wire, HDPE sheath incorporating a longitudinally applied aluminium-copolymer tape

Compliant with French Telecom Standard (Normes France) NF C 93-526 & NF C 93-527-7

BTCL P/N No. Pairs Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Nom O/All Dia (mm) Max Loop Resistance (ohms/km)
E-0014-P040-001-00-AP-93526 14 0.40 1.30 7.9 293.6
E-0056-P040-001-00-AP-93526 56 0.40 1.50 13.0 293.6
E-0014-P060-001-00-AP-93526 14 0.60 1.40 10.8 130.5
E-0056-P060-001-00-AP-93526 56 0.60 1.60 17.7 130.5
E-0008-P060-001-00-AP-93526* 8 0.80 1.40 10.3 73.4
E-0028-P060-001-00-AP-93526* 28 0.80 1.60 16.5 73.4

Max Average Mutual Cap (≤ 28 Prs, nF/km) = 55
Max Average Mutual Cap (≥ 28 Prs, nF/km) = 52.5
Max Capacitance Unbalance (within quad, pF/600m) = 500 unless * = 250
Max Capacitance Unbalance (between quads, pF/600m) = 250 unless * = 125


Plain solid copper conductors, solid PE insulation (0.4 mm cdr), foam skin PE insulation (0.6 & 0.8 mm cdr), pair construction in concentric layers, petroleum jelly filled, 2 x core wrap tapes, continuity wire, corrugated steel tape armour, HDPE sheath

Options: Helical steel tape armour (Series 75) compliant to NF C 93-526 & NF C 93-527

Compliant with French Telecom Standard (Normes France) NF C 93-527-9 & NF C 93-527-1

BTCL P/N Conductor Diameter (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Nom O/All Dia (mm) Max Loop Resistance (ohms/km) Max Capacitance Unbalance (within quad, pF/600m)
E-0112-P040-001-00-SP-93527 0.40 2.00 22.0 293.6 >500
E-0112-P060-001-00-SP-93527 0.60 2.20 26.4 130.5 500
E-0112-P080-001-00-SP-93527* 0.80 2.20 34.4 73.4 250

No. Pairs = 112
Max Average Mutual Cap (nF/km) = 55
Max Capacitance Unbalance (between quads, pF/600m) = 250 unless * = 125
Note: Single armoured version available in pair range 8-1792, double armoured 28-224


Plain solid copper conductors, PE insulation, 25 pair unit twin construction, dry core, polyester/paper core wrap, Aluminium – copolymer moisture barrier, black PE sheath

Compliant with Bahrain Telecommunications Specification BTC1961 & British Telecom Standard CW1171

BTCL P/N No. Pairs Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Max O/All Diameter (mm) Max Average Resistance (ohms)
E-4800-P032-001-00-D-AP-1171* 4800 0.32 2.70 76.0 223
E-1000-P040-001-00-D-AP-1171* 1000 0.40 2.30 51.5 143
E-2400-P040-001-00-D-AP-1171* 2400 0.40 2.70 75.0 143
E-0100-P050-001-00-D-AP-1171** 100 0.50 1.70 23.5 91
E-0800-P063-001-00-D-AP-1171** 800 0.63 2.70 70.5 58
E-0100-P090-001-00-D-AP-1171*** 100 0.90 2.00 38.0 28

Max Average Mutual Cap (nF/km) = * = 53, ** = 56 and *** = 59
Capacitance Unbalance 99% of cases (pF) = 275
Note: Cables available in pair range 50-4800


Plain solid copper conductors, cellular PE insulation, 25 pair unit twin construction, dry core, polyester/paper core wrap, Aluminium – copolymer moisture barrier, black PE sheath

Compliant with Cable & Wireless Specification CW0006 & British Telecom Standard CW1224

BTCL P/N No. Pairs Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Max O/All Diameter (mm) Max Average Resistance (ohms)
E-4800-P032-001-00-D-AP-1171* 4800 0.32 2.70 76.0 223
E-1000-P040-001-00-D-AP-1171* 1000 0.40 2.30 51.5 143
E-2400-P040-001-00-D-AP-1171* 2400 0.40 2.70 75.0 143
E-0100-P050-001-00-D-AP-1171** 100 0.50 1.70 23.5 91
E-0800-P063-001-00-D-AP-1171** 800 0.63 2.70 70.5 58
E-0100-P090-001-00-D-AP-1171*** 100 0.90 2.00 38.0 28

Max Average Mutual Cap (nF/km) = * = 53, ** = 56 and *** = 59
Capacitance Unbalance 99% of cases (pF) = 275
Note: Cables available in pair range 50-4800


Plain solid copper conductors, cellular PE insulation, 25 pair unit twin construction, dry core, polyester/paper core wrap, Aluminium – copolymer moisture barrier, black PE sheath

Compliant with Cable & Wireless Specification CW0006 & British Telecom Standard CW1224

BTCL P/N No. Pairs Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Max O/All Diameter (mm) Max Average Resistance (ohms)
E-4800-P032-001-00-D-AP-1224* 4800 0.32 2.70 76.0 223
E-2400-P040-001-00-D-AP-1224* 2400 0.40 2.60 70.0 143
E-0100-P050-001-00-D-AP-1224** 100 0.50 1.70 22.0 91
E-2000-P050-001-00-D-AP-1224** 2000 0.50 2.70 75.0 91
E-0800-P063-001-00-D-AP-1224** 800 0.63 2.50 61.0 58
E-0100-P090-001-00-D-AP-1224*** 100 0.90 1.90 32.5 28

Max Average Mutual Cap (nF/km) = * = 53, ** = 56 and *** = 59
Capacitance Unbalance 99% of cases (pF) = 275
Note: Cables available in pair range 50-4800

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