Loose Tube

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    Leader Optec

    4-24 Fibre - Our pre-terminated Loose Tube cable assemblies are robust with excellent water-resistant properties and ideal for outdoors and ducts. Fitted with ruggedised tails and gland for use within panels or direct patching. Suited to campus links where outdoor to indoor transition is required.

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    Loose Tube


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    Fibre Mode 
    Fibre Count 

    For Fibre Counts greater than 24, please visit our High Fibre Count page under Pre-Terminated Assemblies.

    Connector End A 

    Please note that if you require 16F or higher in an S-Line breakout, then Uniboot Connectors must be selected. Please refer to our Breakout Options document under downloads.

    Connector End B 

    Please note that if you require 16F or higher in an S-Line breakout, then Uniboot Connectors must be selected. Please refer to our Breakout Options document under downloads.

    *If Uniboot, please select which style (End A):
    *If Uniboot, please select which style (End B):
    End A Tail Style 
    End A Tail Length

    Please note that our standard length for the shortest tail is 400mm from the front of the breakout to the connector tip. See Tail Length Guide under downloads for more information.

    End A Stagger Length
    End A Non-Staggered Tail Length

    Please note that our standard length for non-staggered tails is 1000mm. See Tail Length Guide under downloads for more information.

    End B Tail Style 
    End B Tail Length

    Please note that our standard length for the shortest tail is 400mm from the front of the breakout to the connector tip. See Tail Length Guide under downloads for more information.

    End B Stagger Length
    End B Non-Staggered Tail Length

    Please note that our standard length for non-staggered tails is 1000mm. See Tail Length Guide under downloads for more information.

    Protection Type End A (Non-Staggered)
    Protection Type End B (Non-Staggered)

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    Specifications
    Fibre Mode:

    Single-mode, OM1, OM2, OM3, OM4, OM5.

    Fibre Count:

    4, 8, 12, 16, 24.

    Higher fibre counts available upon request. Find out more.

    Connector Options:

    LC, SC, ST, FC, E2000, MU. Uniboot: LC, MDC, SN & CS. Polish: UPC & APC.

    Cable Length:

    Standard length measurement is from breakout to breakout.

    Key Features
    • Slim, water resistant cable.
    • Ruggedised tails.
    • E-Glass filler.
    • CPR - Eca to B2ca.
    • UK manufacture.
    Benefits
    • Best suited to outdoor & ducts.
    • Suitable for panels or direct patching.
    • Good level of rodent protection.
    • Can be used internally.
    • Custom made & fast turnaround.
    Cable Construction
    • Central loose tube.
    • Gel filled or dry tube options.
    • Multiple 250µm fibres.
    • E-glass protection.
    • 6-6.5mm jacket LSZH.
    • PE, PUR & Mil-Tac jackets available.
    • CPR - Eca, Dca, Cca, B2ca.
    Breakout Styles
    • S-Line 14mm diameter with 12x 2mm tails.
    • M-Line 28mm diameter with 24x 2mm tails.
    • Tail lengths from 0.3m to 2.5m.
    • Tails contain one or two fibres.
    • Staggered tails to fit protection tube.
    • Simplex connectors for one fibre tail.
    • Uniboot options for two fibre tails.
    Protection Options

    Non-Staggered tails:

    • Braided sleeve with pulling eye – 50N tensile force.
    • PVC Sleeve with pulling eye – 30N tensile force.

    Staggered tails:

    • Braided sleeve with pulling eye – 50N tensile force.
    • PVC sleeve with pulling eye – 30N tensile force.
    • Clear protection tube (28mm widest point) – 400N tensile force, 400N/100²mm crush.
    • Reinforced protection tube (35mm widest point) – 400N tensile force, 1000N/100²mm crush.
    Applications
    • LANs.
    • Data Centres.
    • Telecommunications networks.
    • Campus links.
    • FTTA networks.
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    Typical Application
    Outdoor; e.g. Underground Installation or Aerial Deployment
    Jacket Material
    PE, LSZH
    Armour
    None
    Crush Resistance
    Medium

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    Typical Application
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    Armour
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    Crush Resistance
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    Typical Application
    Harsh Environments; e.g. Industrial Settings or Outdoor applications
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    PE, LSZH
    Armour
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    Crush Resistance
    High
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    SWA (Armoured)

    Typical Application
    Harsh Environment; e.g. Industrial settings, Outdoor applications and Direct Burial
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    Crush Resistance
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