SWA (Armoured)

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    Leader Optec

    4-24 Fibre - Our pre-terminated Steel Wire Armoured cable assemblies provide the highest protection against rodents, weathering, crush and tensile damage. Best suited to permanent installs such as direct burial, industrial or warehousing applications with harsh environment exposure.

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    SWA (Armoured)


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    Fibre Mode 
    Fibre Count 
    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 you have selected Uniboot, please select which style (End A):
    *If you have selected Uniboot, please select which style (End B):
    Gland Option 

    Please note: Fixed Gland is secured in place using the SWA strands within the cable construction and cannot be moved. Floating Gland is secured onto outer jacket of cable but not fixed using SWA strands allowing the gland to be positioned at any point on the outer jacket.

    Gland Style
    Fibre Breakout Tails (End A & 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)
    Preferred method of contact 
    50%
    Specifications
    Fibre Mode:

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

    Fibre Count:

    4, 8, 12, 16, 24.

    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
    • Steel Wire Armour.
    • Ruggedised tails.
    • Robust pulling eye.
    • External use.
    • UK manufacture.
    Benefits
    • Highest mechanical & rodent resistance.
    • Suitable for panels or direct patching.
    • Water & crush resistant protection tube.
    • Best suited for direct burial, warehouse & industrial use.
    • Custom made & fast turnaround.
    Cable Construction
    • Central loose tube.
    • Gel filled tubes.
    • Multiple 250µm fibres.
    • E-glass protection.
    • 0.8-1.2mm inner jacket.
    • 0.6-0.9mm steel wire armouring.
    • 10.8-11.2mm outer jacket.
    • PE, LSZH, flame resistant.
    • CPR - Eca.
    Breakout Style
    • M-Line 28mm diameter with 24x 2mm tails.
    • Available with Metallic or ATEX approved gland with armour anchored in.
    • 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 or 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*.
      • * This is the most robust and popular choice for SWA assemblies.
    Applications
    • Campus links.
    • Industrial and factory use.
    • Mining, tunnelling & harsh environment.
    • Telecommunications networks.
    • Outdoor installations.
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    Compare SWA (Armoured)

    This Product

    Typical Application
    Harsh Environment; e.g. Industrial settings, Outdoor applications and Direct Burial
    Jacket Material
    PE, LSZH
    Armour
    Steel Wire Armour
    Crush Resistance
    High

    Loose Tube

    Typical Application
    Outdoor; e.g. Underground Installation or Aerial Deployment
    Jacket Material
    PE, LSZH
    Armour
    None
    Crush Resistance
    Medium
    Find out moreabout Loose Tube

    Tight Buffered

    Typical Application
    Indoor; e.g. LAN Networks, Data Centres and Office Buildings
    Jacket Material
    LSZH
    Armour
    None
    Crush Resistance
    Low
    Find out moreabout Tight Buffered

    CST (Armoured)

    Typical Application
    Harsh Environments; e.g. Industrial Settings or Outdoor applications
    Jacket Material
    PE, LSZH
    Armour
    Corrugated Steel Tape
    Crush Resistance
    High
    Find out moreabout CST (Armoured)

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