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Outdoor Cables

Lightem offers a board variety of fiber optic cable for different outdoor condition, such as central loose tube armored cable, duct armored cable, direct buried cable, steel wire armored cable, non metallic outdoor cable, ADSS cable and figure 8 cable.
lightem-LCT

Central Loose Tube Armored Cable (LCT)

  • Fiber counts up to 24 cores
  • Aerial/Duct application
  • Waterproof Layer Between the Steel Tape and Cable Core  gives strong water-resistance performance
  • PE outer sheath with Corrugated Steel Tape
  • Parallel Double Steel Wire as Strengthening Member
  • Flame retardant or LSZH jacket is available
  • Comply to TIA/EIA568b-3 and ISO/IEC 11801
  • Economical choice

Up to the 24 core structure, Central loose tube armored cable is the most popular cable for outdoor installation as of the compact and flexible features. Full range of fiber type ranging from G652D, G657A1/A2, OM1 62.5/125 μm, OM2 50/125μm, OM3, OM4 and OM5 are available. Lightem also provides the customization service on the fiber, colours and construction of the cables for catering different cases.

 

General Values
Flame Rating
LSZH / FRNC*
Fiber Category
Singlemode / Multimode
Temperature Range - Operation
-20°C to +70°C
Cable Design - Central Element
Steel
Fiber Count
2-12
Fiber Color
Blue, Orange, Green, Brown
Tape
Waterproof
Tensile Strength Elements and/or Armoring Layer
Aluminum or Steel Tape
Jacket Material
Polyethylene (PE)
Outer Jacket Colour
Black
lightem-LDT

Duct Armored Cable (LDT)

  • Fiber count up to 432 core
  • Aerial/Duct application for long haul transmission
  • Loose tube design and ease of installation
  • Aluminum tape armored, metal strength member and UV protection
  • Flame retardant or LSZH jacket is available
  • Comply to TIA/EIA568b-3 and ISO/IEC 11801

Lightem offers a board variety of fiber optic cable for different outdoor condition, such as central loose tube armored cable, duct armored cable, direct buried cable, steel wire armored cable, non metallic outdoor cable, ADSS cable and figure 8 Cable. Fitting most of the outdoor application environment, whatever for duct buried, direct buried or aerial cabling.

General Values
Flame Rating
LSZH / FRNC*
Fiber Category
Singlemode / Multimode
Temperature Range - Operation
-40°C to +70°C
Cable Design - Central Element
Dielectric
Fiber Colour
Blue, Orange, Green, Brown, Gray, White, Red, Balck, Yellow, Violet, Pink, Aqua
Number of Filling Elements
1
Tensile Strength Elements and/or Armouring Layer
Aramid yarn
Outer Jacket Material
Polyethylene (PE)
Outer Jacket Colour
Black
lightem-LIO

Indoor/Outdoor Cable (LIO)

  • Fiber count up to 24 core
  • Nonmetallic structure, Aramid yarns armored
  • Small diameter and light weight for easy installation
  • Suitable for both indoor/outdoor application
  • UV resistant jacket
  • Comply to TIA/EIA568b-3 and ISO/IEC 11801

This non-metallic In/Outdoor cable is specially designed for premises to premises cabling via ducting. This cable can directly access the indoor destination without additional splicing for linking to indoor cable. Full range of fiber type ranging from G652D, G657A1/A2, OM1 62.5/125μm, OM2 50/125μm, OM3 and OM4 are available.

General Values
Flame Rating
LSZH / FRNC*
Fiber Category
Singlemode / Multimode
Temperature Range - Installation
-5°C to +50°C
Operation
-30°C to +70°C
Storage
-40°C to +70°C
Cable Design - Fiber Count
2-24
Fiber Colour
Blue, Orange, Green, Brown, Gray, White, Red, Balck, Yellow, Violet, Pink, Aqua
Buffer Tube Colour
White
Tensile Strength Elements and/or Armouring Layer
Aramid yarn
Outer Jacket Material
Polyethylene (PE)
Outer Jacket Colour
Black
lightem-LNM

Non Metallic Outdoor Cable (LNM)

  • Fiber counts up to 288
  • Nonmetallic construction suitable for electric, magnetic resistance, lightning resistance application mainly for aerial cable and UV protection
  • The glass yarns armored providing good strong performance
  • Comply to TIA/EIA568b-3 and ISO/IEC 11801

Lightem distribution cables utilize the colour coded 900um fiber, surrounded by the aramid yard and either PVC or LSZH outer jacket. These cables specially designed for indoor structured cabling. Either splicing, preterminated or field termination is suitable.

General Values
Flame Rating
LSZH / FRNC*
Fiber Category
Singlemode / Multimode
Temperature Range - Operation
-40°C to +70°C
Cable Design - Central Element
Dielectric (Glass Reinforced Plastic)
Fiber Colour
Blue, Orange, Green, Brown, Slate, White, Red, Black, Yellow, Violet, Rose, Aqua
No. of Filling Elements
1
Tape
Water-swellable
Outer Jacket Material
Polyethylene (PE)
Outer Jacket Colour
Black
lightem-LHDB

Heavy Duty Direct Buried Cable (LHDB)

  • Fiber count up to 432
  • Direct buried application
  • Corrugated steel tape armored, dual PE providing and UV protection
  • Excellent protection
  • Flame retardant or LSZH jacket is available
  • Comply to TIA/EIA568b-3 and ISO/IEC 11801

Lightem offers a board variety of fiber optic cable for different outdoor condition, such as central loose tube armored cable, duct armored cable, direct buried cable, steel wire armored cable, non metallic outdoor cable, ADSS cable and figure 8 Cable. Fitting most of the outdoor application environment, whatever for duct buried, direct buried or aerial cabling. Lightem cables are using the premium quality fiber. Singlemode G652D, multimode 50/125um or 62.5/125um, OM3 and OM4 fibers are available.

General Values
Flame Rating
LSZH / FRNC*
Fiber Category
Singlemode / Multimode
Temperature Range - Operation
-40°C to +70°C
Cable Design - Central Element
Dielectric
Fiber Colour
Blue, Orange, Green, Brown, Slate, White, Red, Black, Yellow, Violet, Rose, Aqua
Number of Filling Elements
1
Tape
Water-swellable
Tensile Strength Elements and/or Armouring Layer 1
Corrugated steel tape armor
Inner Jacket Material
Polyethylene (PE)
Inner Jacket Colour
Black
LODC

Outdoor Drop Cable (LODC)

  • Figure 8 design with supporting wire for hanging
  • Outdoor/Indoor short distance cabling
  • Small bending, light weight and highly flexible
  • Easy to Install and terminate
  • PVC or LSZH jacket is available

The specifications are suitable for the general requirements of fiber optic telecommunication and FTTH application.

 

General 1-2 Core 4 - 12 core
Flame resistance
IEC60332-1
Temperature cycling (-40°C~70°C)
Additional attenuation≤0.4dB/km
Bending radius: load
30mm
60mm
Unload
15 mm
30 mm
Dimensions: bow-type drop cable portion
2.0 x 3.0 mm
3.0 x 4.0mm
overall
2.0 x 5.2 mm
3.0 x 6.3mm
Storage Temperature
-40°C~70°C
Operating Temperature
-40°C~60°C
Installation Temperature
-20°C~60°C
Mechanical Characteristics
Impact
1N.m,jacket no damage, additional attenuation≤0.4dB
Repeating bending
R=30H,20N,300cycles,jacket no damage, additional attenuation≤0.4dB
Torsion
20 N,20cycles, ±180°,jacket no damage, additional attenuation≤0.4dB
Max. Tension (Short-term)
600 N
Max. Tension (Long-term)
300 N
Max. Crushing Resistance (Short-term)
2200 N
Max. Crushing Resistance (Long-term)
1000 N
lightem-LWP
  • Fiber counts up to 4 cores
  • Direct termination
  • Aerial/Duct application
  • Waterproof Layer between the Aluminium/Steel Tape
  • Cable Core and UV protection
  • PE outer sheath with Corrugated Aluminum Tape
  • Waterproofing Layer Proving Strong Water-Resistance Performance
  • Flame retardant or LSZH jacket is available

Lightem offers a board variety of fiber optic cable for different outdoor condition, such as central loose tube armored cable, duct armored cable, direct buried cable, steel wire armored cable, non metallic outdoor cable, ADSS cable and figure 8 cable. Lightem also provides the customization service on the fiber, colours and construction of the cables for catering different cases.

General Values
Flame Rating
LSZH / FRNC*
Fiber Category
Singlemode / Multimode
Temperature Range - Operation
-20°C to +70°C
Cable Design - Central Element
Steel
Fiber Count
2-12
Fiber Color
Blue, Orange, Green, Brown
Tape
Waterproof
Tensile Strength Elements and/or Armoring Layer
Aluminum or Steel Tape
Jacket Material
Polyethylene (PE)
Outer Jacket Colour
Black
lightem-LDR

Armored Optical Fiber Ribbon Cable (LDR)

  • Up to 420 fibers
  • The loose tube stranding technology make the fibers have good secondary excess length and allow the fibers free movement in the tube, which keeps the fiber stress-free while the cable is subjected to longitudinal stress.
  • Aluminum tape armor providing property of moisture resistance.
  • Corrugated steel tape armor providing property of crush resistance and gun shot resistance features
  • The metal strength member provides excellent strain performance.

Lightem corrugated steel tape or aluminum tape armored optical fiber ribbon cables are suitable for installation in aerial or duct environment for communication between exchange, metropolitan network, access network, especially suitable for the situation where high density fibers are expected. Lightem cables are using the premium quality fiber. Singlemode G652D, Multimode 50/125um or 62.5/125um, OM3 and OM4 fibers are available.

General Values
Flame Rating
LSZH / FRNC*
Fiber Category
Singlemode / Multimode
Temperature Range - Installation
-5°C to +50°C
Operation
-30°C to +70°C
Storage
-40°C to +70°C
Cable Design - Central Element
Dielectric (Fiber Reinforced Plastic)
Central Element Pad
PE
Fiber Count
2-420 (Optical Fiber Ribbon)
Fiber Colour
Blue, Orange, Green, Brown, Slate, White, Red, Black, Yellow, Violet, Pink, Turquoise
Buffering Tube Material
PBT
Buffer Tube Colour
White
Tape
Corrugated Steel Tape or Aluminum Tape
Outer Jacket Material
Polyethylene (PE)
Outer Jacket Colour
Black
lightem-LCT

Central Loose Tube Armored cable (w/o steel wire)(LCT)

  • Fiber count up to 12 core
  • Aerial/Duct application
  • Waterproof Layer between the Steel Tape and Cable Core
  • PE outer sheath with Corrugated Steel Tape
  • Waterproofing Layer Proving Strong Water-Resistance Performance
  • Flame retardant or LSZH jacket is available
  • Comply to TIA/EIA568b-3 and ISO/IEC 11801
  • Economical choice

Lightem offers a board variety of fiber optic cable for different outdoor condition, such as central loose tube armored cable, duct armored cable, direct buried cable, steel wire armored cable, non metallic outdoor cable, ADSS cable and figure 8 cable. Up to the 12 core structure, Central loose tube armored cable (w/o steel wire) is the most popular cable for outdoor installation as of the compact and flexible features. Full range of fiber type ranging from G652D, G657A1/A2, OM1 62.5/125μm, OM2 50/125μm, OM3, OM4 and OM5 are available.

General Values
Flame Rating
LSZH / FRNC*
Fiber Category
Singlemode / Multimode
Temperature Range - Installation
-20°C to +50°C
Operation
-40°C to +70°C
Storage
-40°C to +70°C
Cable Design - Fiber Count
2-12
Central Element Pad
PE
Fiber Count
2-420 (Optical Fiber Ribbon)
Fiber Colour
Blue, Orange, Green, Brown, Slate, White, Red, Black, Yellow, Violet, Rose, Aqua
Buffer Tube Colour
White
Tape
Water-swellable
Outer Jacket Material
Polyethylene (PE)
Outer Jacket Colour
Black
lightem-LDB

Direct Buried Cable (LDB)

  • Fiber count up to 432
  • Direct buried application
  • Corrugated steel tape armored, dual PE providing, and UV protection
  • Excellent protection
  • Flame retardant or LSZH jacket is available
  • Comply to TIA/EIA568b-3 and ISO/IEC 11801

Fitting most of the outdoor application environment, whatever for duct buried, direct buried or aerial cabling. Lightem cables are using the premium quality fiber. Singlemode G652D, Multimode 50/125um or 62.5/125um, OM3 and OM4 fibers are available. Lightem also offers the customization service on the fiber, colours and construction of the cables for catering different cases.

General Values
Flame Rating
LSZH / FRNC*
Fiber Category
Singlemode / Multimode
Temperature Range
Operation
-40°C to +70°C
lightem-ADSS

ADSS Cable (LADSS)

  • Fiber count up to 72 core
  • Aerial/Duct application
  • Dual PE providing
  • Waterproofing Layer Proving Strong Water-Resistance Performance and UV protection
  • Flame retardant or LSZH jacket is available
  • Economical choice
  • Comply to TIA/EIA568b-3 and ISO/IEC 11801

Lightem offers a board variety of fiber optic cable for different outdoor condition, such as central loose tube armored cable, duct armored cable, direct buried cable, steel wire armored cable, non metallic outdoor cable, ADSS cable and figure 8 Cable. Fitting most of the outdoor application environment, whatever for duct buried, direct buried or aerial cabling.

General Values
Flame Rating
LSZH / FRNC*
Fiber Category
Singlemode / Multimode
Temperature Range - Operation
-40°C to +70°C
Storage
-40°C to +70°C
Cable Design - Fiber Count
12-72
Fiber Colour
Blue, Orange, Green, Brown, Slate, White, Red, Black, Yellow, Violet, Rose, Aqua
Buffer Tube Material
PBT
Buffer Tube Colour
White
Tape
Water-swellable
Inner Jacket Material
Polyethylene (PE)
Inner Jacket Colour
Black
Tensile Strength Elements and/or Armouring Layer
Polyethylene (PE)
Outer Jacket Material
Polyethylene (PE)
Outer Jacket Colour
Black
lightem-LSW

Steel Wire Armored Outdoor Cable (LSW)

  • Fiber counts is 96
  • Suitable for the toughest environment which needs high performance on high tensile, crush, impact resistance and UV protection
  • Flame retardant or LSZH jacket is available
  • Comply to TIA/EIA568b-3 and ISO/IEC 11801
  • The loose tube stranding technology make the fibers have good secondary excess length and allow the fibers free movement in the tube, which keeps the fiber stress free while the cable is subjected to longitudinal stress.
  • Optimum mechanical protection such as high tensile, crush and impact resistance performance is achieved by steel wire armor.

These steel wires armored cables are suitable for installation in harsh environments where mechanical crush or impact on the cable is to be expected. e.g. under rivers or lakes, escarpment crossing and direct burial application.

Fiber Parameters 6 8 12 24 48 96
Flame Rating
LSZH
Fiber Category
Singlemode / Multimode
Fiber Count
6 - 96
Temperature Range - Installation
-20°C to +50°C
Operation
-40°C to +70°C
Storage
-50°C to +70°C
Cable Bending Radius
10 x cable diameter (static) / 20 x cable diameter (dynamic)
Cable Design
Fiber Number
6
8
12
24
48
96
Max. Number of Fibers per Tube
5(1LT+4FR)
5(1LT+4FR)
5(1LT+4FR)
5(2LT+3FR)
5(4LT+1FR)
8LT
CSM-Diameter Steel Wire (+PE sheath)
1.6mm
3.2 (2mm steel wire +2*0.6mm PE)
Sheath Thickness (Nominal*)
0.8/ 1.8 i/o mm
Outer Diameter (Nominal**)
13.5mm
15.3mm
Steel Wire Diameter
0.8mm
Steel wire Number
35pcs for fiber under 48F, 42pcs for 96F
Loose tube
2.1mm
Loose tube thickness
0.30mm
lswc

Central Loose Tube Steel Wire Armored Cable (LSWC)

  • Fiber counts is 24
  • Suitable for the toughest environment which needs high performance on high tensile, crush, impact resistance and UV protection
  • Flame retardant or LSZH jacket is available
  • Comply to TIA/EIA568b-3 and ISO/IEC 11801
  • The loose tube stranding technology make the fibers have good secondary excess length and allow the fibers free movement in the tube, which keeps the fiber stress free while the cable is subjected to longitudinal stress.
  • Optimum mechanical protection such as high tensile, crush and impact resistance performance is achieved by steel wire armor.

These steel wires armored cables are suitable for installation in harsh environments where mechanical crush or impact on the cable is to be expected. e.g. under rivers or lakes, escarpment crossing and direct burial application.

 

General Values
Flame Rating
LSZH
Fiber Category
Singlemode / Multimode
Fiber Count
6 - 24
Temperature Range - Installation
-20°C to +50°C
Operation
-40°C to +70°C
Storage
-50°C to +70°C
Cable Bending Radius
10 x cable diameter (static) / 20 x cable diameter (dynamic)
Cable Design
Tube diameter
Ф 3.2 mm
Steel wire diameter
12*Ф 1.0 mm
Sheath thickness (nominal*)
2.0 mm
Cable diameter (nominal**)
Ф 10.1 mm
Outer Jacket Colour
Black or dark grey or dark blue
lightem-LCR

Central Loose Tube Optical Fiber Ribbon Cables (LCR)

  • Fiber counts up to 432
  • Direct buried application
  • Corrugated steel tape armored, dual PE providing, and UV protection
  • Excellent protection
  • Flame retardant or LSZH jacket is available
  • Comply to TIA/EIA568b-3 and ISO/IEC 11801

Lightem central loose tube optical fiber ribbon cables are suitable for installation in aerial or duct environment for telco infrastructure, metropolitan network, access network, especially suitable for the situation where high density fibers with limited space are required.

General Values
Flame Rating
LSZH / FRNC*
Fiber Category
Singlemode / Multimode
Temperature Range - Installation
-5°C to +50°C
Operation
-30°C to +70°C
Storage
-40°C to +70°C
Cable Design - Fiber Count
2-12
Fiber Colour
Blue, Orange, Green, Brown, Slate, White, Red, Black, Yellow, Violet, Rose, Aqua
Buffer Tube Colour
White
Tape
Water-swellable
Tensile Strength Elements and/or Armouring Layer
Smooth steel tape and 2 steel wires
Outer Jacket Material
Polyethylene (PE)
Outer Jacket Colour
Black
lightem-lf8

Figure 8 Aerial Cable (LF8)

  • Up to 24 fibers the loose tube is centrally situated with good excess length and minimizes the influence of lateral crush
  • Water blocking tape providing water tight property and UV protection
  • Corrugated steel tape armored and PE outer sheath providing property crush resistance and gun shot resistance features
  • Cross-section shows figure 8. Stranded wires as self supporting member providing excellent strain performance and convenient installation
  • Comply to TIA/EIA568b-3 and ISO/IEC 11801

Lightem offers a board variety of fiber optic cable for different outdoor condition, such as central loose tube armored cable, duct armored cable, direct buried cable, steel wire armored cable, non metallic outdoor cable, ADSS cable and figure 8 Cable. Fitting most of the outdoor application environment, whatever for duct buried, direct buried or aerial cabling. Lightem cables are using the premium quality fiber. Singlemode G652D, multimode 50/125um or 62.5/125um, OM3 and OM4 fibers are available.

General Values
Flame Rating
LSZH / FRNC*
Fiber Category
Singlemode / Multimode
Temperature Range - Installation
-20°C to +70°C
Operation
-20°C to +70°C
Storage
-30°C to +70°C
Cable Design - Fiber Count
Up to 24
Tape
Water blocking tape
Tensile Strength Elements and/or Armouring Layer
Corrugated steel tape armor
Outer Jacket Material
Polyethylene (PE)
Outer Jacket Colour
Black
No. of Messenger
7
Messenger Material
Stranded steel
lightem-GYFTZS24B1 cable

Fire Resistant Optical Fiber Cable (GYFTZS24B1)

  • Fire resistant, Low Smoke Zero Halogen and UV protection
  • For duct and direct buried installation
  • Lift cycle of cable shall be 25 years without any significant deterioration.
  • Comply to TIA/EIA568B-3, ISO/IEC 11801, IEC 60793 and IEC 60794

Specially designed for projects with confined space, GYFTZS24B1 is the highest grade fire resistant cable, comply the stringent standards in the industry. Full range of fiber type ranging from G652D, G657A1/A2, OM1 62.5/125μm, OM2 50/125μm, OM3 and OM4 are available. Lightem also provides the customization service on the fiber, colours and construction of the cables for catering different cases.

 

General Values
No. of Fibers
4-12
13-24
25-48
49-96
Fiber Construction
Refer to Fiber and loose tube identification
Filling Compound Material
Thixotropic Jelly Compound
Loose Tube (MM) - Material
(PBT) Polybutylene Terephthalate
Color Identification
Color Code for fibers
Outer Diameter
≤2.1
Core Filling Compound Material
Water Blocking Yarn
Central Strength Member Material
FRP
Diameter (mm)
2.1
2.6 PE 3.5
Filler Compound Material
PE
Additional Strength Material
Aramid yarn
Metal Sheath Material
Armor tape
Inner Sheath Material
LSZH
Thickness(mm)
1 mm
1.5mm
Refractory layer Material
Mica tape
Out Sheath Material
LSZH
Thickness
1.8 mm
Cable Diameter Approx.
14.8 mm
16 mm
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