Outside Plant Secondary Cable

Typical Cable Applications: Outside Plant (OSP) Cables used primarily in the Secondary or Distribution (‘D’-side) Network

A-2Y(L)2Y St III Bd Local Cable

Plain solid copper conductors of 0.4, 0.6 or 0.8 mm, solid PE insulation, quad construction in concentric layers, plastic core wrap tape, PE sheath incorporating a longitudinally applied aluminium-copolymer tape.

Compliant with German Telecom Standard (Verband der Electrotechnik) VDE 0816 Part 1

Options: Steel tape Armour – A-2Y(L)2Y2BY, Steel Wire Armour – A-2Y(L)2YR

BTCL P/N No. Pairs Conductor Diam (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Nom O/All Diameter (mm) Max Loop Resistance (ohms)
E-0100-P040-001-00-D-AP-0816* 100 0.40 1.80 21.0 300
E-0100-P060-001-00-D-AP-0816** 100 0.60 25.0 62.5 130
E-0050-P080-001-00-D-AP-0816*** 50 0.80 26.0 62.5 73.2

Max Average Mutual Cap (nF/km) = * = 50, ** = 52 and *** = 55
Max Capacitance Unbalance (k1, 300m, pF) = 800
Max Capacitance Unbalance (k9,12,300m, pF) = 800
Note: Cables available in pair range 8-168


Plain solid copper conductors, cellular PE insulation, 10 pair unit twin construction, petroleum jelly filled, paper core wrap, PE sheath

Compliant with Cable & Wireless Specification CW0011 (screened version) & British Telecom Standard CW1128

Options: Moisture Barrier (CW1179), Steel Wire Armouring (CW1198) and Aerial Self Supporting (CW1252)

Screened

BTCL P/N Conductor Diameter (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Max O/All Dia, screened, unarmoured (mm) Max O/All Dia, screened, armoured (mm) Max Average Resistance (ohms/km)
E-0100-P040-001-00-F-P-1128* 0.40 1.3 20.0 26.8 143
E-0100-P050-001-00-F-P-1128* 0.50 1.4 23.5 30.5 91
E-0100-P060-001-00-F-P-1128** 0.60 1.6 33.5 41.7 63
E-0100-P063-001-00-F-P-1128* 0.63 1.5 29.0 37.0 58
E-0100-P090-001-00-F-P-1128*** 0.90 1.7 37.5 45.9 28

No. Pairs = 100
Max Average Mutual Cap (nF/km) = * = 56, ** = 42 and *** = 59
Note: Cables available in pair range 2-100

Unscreened

BTCL P/N Conductor Diameter (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Max O/All Dia, screened, unarmoured (mm) Max O/All Dia, screened, armoured (mm) Max Average Resistance (ohms/km)
E-0100-P040-001-00-F-P-1128* 0.40 1.3 18.5 25.3 143
E-0100-P050-001-00-F-P-1128* 0.50 1.4 22.0 29.0 91
E-0100-P060-001-00-F-P-1128** 0.60 1.6 32.0 40.2 63
E-0100-P063-001-00-F-P-1128* 0.63 1.5 27.5 35.5 58
E-0100-P090-001-00-F-P-1128*** 0.90 1.7 36.0 44.4 28

Max Average Mutual Cap (nF/km) = * = 53, ** = 56 and *** = 59
No. Pairs = 100
Note: Cables available in pair range 2-100


Plain solid copper conductors, solid PE insulation, 10 pair unit twin construction, petroleum jelly filled, paper core wrap, PE sheath.

Compliant with British Telecom Standard CW1326

Options: Moisture Barrier (CW1179), Steel Wire Armouring (CW1198) and Aerial Self Supporting (CW1252)

BTCL P/N No. Pairs Conductor Diameter (mm) Nom Sheath Radial (mm) Max O/All Diameter (mm) Max Average Resistance (ohms)
E-0010-P050-001-00-F-P-1326 10 0.50 1.20 12.0 91
E-0020-P050-001-00-F-P-1326 20 0.50 1.30 15.0 91
E-0050-P050-001-00-F-P-1326 50 0.50 1.40 19.5 91
E-0100-P050-001-00-F-P-1326 100 0.50 1.50 25.0 91

Max Average Mutual Cap (nF/km) = 56
Capacitance Unbalance 99% of cases (pF) = 275
Note: Cables available in pair range 2-100


Plain solid copper conductors of 0.4, 0.51, 0.64 or 0.9 mm, foam skin PE insulation, twisted pair construction in concentric layers, petroleum jelly filled, 1 or more core wrap tapes, PE sheath incorporating a longitudinally applied corrugated aluminium-copolymer tape

Compliant with American National Standards Institute/Insulated Cable Engineers Association (ANSI/ICEA) S-84-608-2007

BTCL P/N No. Pairs Conductor Diameter (mm) Nom O/All Dia (mm) Max Resistance (ohms/km Attenuation @ 0.772 MHz (dB/305m)
E-0050-P040-001-00-F-P-PE89 50 0.40 14.0 144.2 7.0
E-0100-P050-001-00-F-P-PE89 100 0.50 22.0 89.5 5.6
E-0100-P064-001-00-F-P-PE89 100 0.64 27.0 56.6 4.5
E-0100-P090-001-00-F-P-PE89 100 0.90 38.0 28.0 3.2

Max Ave Mutual Cap (≤ 12 Prs, nF/km) = 52 ± 4
Max Ave Mutual Cap (≥ 13 Prs, nF/km) = 52 ± 2
Max Individual Capacitance Unbalance (pF/km) = 145
Note: Cables available in pair range 6-2400
Option: Available as type PE-89 – Aerial Self Supporting compliant with ANSI/ICEA S-84-608-2007, RDUP 7 CFR 1755.890 & ANSI/ICEA S-85-625-2007 (support member)


Type PE-22 Distribution Cable

Plain solid copper conductors of 0.4, 0.51, 0.64 or 0.9 mm, solid PE insulation, twisted pairs, concentric up to 25 pairs, unit construction thereafter 1 or more core wrap tapes, PE sheath incorporating a longitudinally applied corrugated aluminium-copolymer tape

Compliant with American National Standards Institute/Insulated Cable Engineers Association (ANSI/ICEA) S-85-625-2007

Cables compliant with ICT normative Infraestructura común de telecomunicaciones

BTCL P/N No. Pairs Conductor Diameter (mm) Nom O/All Dia (mm) Max Resistance (ohms/km Attenuation @ 0.772 MHz (dB/305m)
E-0050-P040-001-00-D-MP-PE22 50 0.40 14.0 144.2 7.0
E-0100-P050-001-00-D-MP-PE22 100 0.50 21.0 89.5 5.6
E-0100-P064-001-00-D-MP-PE22 100 0.64 26.0 56.6 4.5
E-0100-P090-001-00-D-MP-PE22 100 0.90 34.0 28.0 3.2

Max Ave Mutual Cap (≤ 12 Prs, nF/km) = 52 ± 4
Max Ave Mutual Cap (≥ 13 Prs, nF/km) = 52 ± 2
Max Individual Capacitance Unbalance (pF/km) = 145
Note: Cables available in pair range 6-2400
Option: Available as Aerial Self Supporting cable

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