Stranded loose tube cable, outdoor-use, CSTA-steel tape armour, HDPE sheath - black, 03x12-fibers G652.D


Corrugated steel tape armoured stranded loose tube cable with excellent mechanical protection and thus secure rodent protected.

The cable features a two jacket construction, is built with up to 72 fibers in a 6-strand stranding and is suitable for outdoor duct or direct buried installation.

Technical Data

Cable type

Stranded loose tube cable

Jacket material

UV stable HDPE

CPR classification Fca

Corrugated steel tape armoured (CSTA)

Cable design

Double jacket

Fiber type


Fiber Count 36


Cable family code OT6x1,7ELCH
DIN/VDE Code A-DQ(ZN)2Y(SR)2Y wbg nx1,7
DoP no.: D9956
Loose-tube count 3
Fiber count per tube 12
Loose tube nominal diameter [mm] 1.7 mm
Loose-tube colour coding, - on each layer, rest of tubes white (fillers uncoloured or black)

FRP/coat. CSM nominal thickness [mm] 1.7
Outer jacket nominal thickness [mm] 1.3 mm
Cable outer diameter [mm] 12.1 mm
Cable version


Standard put-up length on drum 2100 m ± 5%
Maximum length on drum 4100 m ± 5%

Mechanical Data

Cable weight 145.0 kg/km / 97 lbs/1000ft
Tensile performance - in service

800 N

Tensile performance - in service test method

IEC 60794-1-21:E1

Tensile performance - in service acceptance criteria

Δα ≤ 0,05 dB

Tensile performance - during installation

2500 N

Tensile Performance during Installation TestMethod

IEC 60794-1-21:E1

Tensile performance - during installation acceptance criteria

Δα ≤ 0,05 dB after test

Crush resistance - long term

2500 N/100mm

Crush resistance - long term test method

IEC 60794-1-21:E3A

Crush resistance - long term acceptance criteria

Δα ≤ 0,05 dB prior release, no damage

Impact resistance

25 Nm, 3 impacts, d=20 mm, R=300 mm

Impact resistance test method

IEC 60794-1-21:E4

Impact resistance acceptance criteria

Δα ≤ 0,05 dB after test, no damage


L = 1 m, rotation angle ±180°, 10 cycles

Torsion test method

IEC 60794-1-21:E7

Torsion acceptance criteria

no damage

Cable bend

d=20 x cable diameter, 4 turns, 3 cycles

Cable bend - test method

IEC 60794-1-21:E11A

Cable bend - acceptance criteria

Δα ≤ 0,05 dB after test, no damage

Repeated bending

R=20 x cable diameter, 25 cycles

Repeated bending test method

IEC 60794-1-21:E6

Repeated bending acceptance criteria

no damage

Climatic Data

Temperature cycling -40 °C +70 °C / -40 °F +158 °F
Installation temperature -5 °C +50 °C / +23 °F +122 °F
Operation temperature -40 °C to +70 °C / -40 °F to +158 °F
Transport / store temperature -40 °C to +70 °C / -40 °F to +158 °F
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