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The Amp Netconnect business unit of Tyco Electronics has launched a range of fire survival fibre-optic cable.

Designed for use in installations such as tunnels, subways and other mission-critical areas where signal continuity during a fire is required, the cable combines rodent resistant glass yarns with an inner universal low-smoke zero-halogen (ULSZH) jacket, corrugated steel tape armour (CST) and an outer ULSZH jacket.

The cable is tested in accordance with IEC60331-25: circuit integrity, and is able to maintain a signal while being subjected to flame temperatures of 750C for 90min.

The Amp Netconnect fire survival cable is compliant with the following standards: IEC 60794 – optical fibre cable; IEC 60331-25 – circuit integrity: optical fibre cables; IEC 60332 parts 1 and 3C – tests on optical fibre cables under fire conditions; IEC 61034 – smoke density; IEC 60754 – halogen acid gas emissions; ISO 11801 – generic cabling for customer premises.

Tyco unveils Amp Netconnect fire survival cables

The Amp Netconnect business unit of Tyco Electronics has launched a range of fire survival fibre-optic cable.

Designed for use in installations such as tunnels, subways and other mission-critical areas where signal continuity during a fire is required, the cable combines rodent resistant glass yarns with an inner universal low-smoke zero-halogen (ULSZH) jacket, corrugated steel tape armour (CST) and an outer ULSZH jacket.

The cable is tested in accordance with IEC60331-25: circuit integrity, and is able to maintain a signal while being subjected to flame temperatures of 750C for 90min.

The Amp Netconnect fire survival cable is compliant with the following standards: IEC 60794 – optical fibre cable; IEC 60331-25 – circuit integrity: optical fibre cables; IEC 60332 parts 1 and 3C – tests on optical fibre cables under fire conditions; IEC 61034 – smoke density; IEC 60754 – halogen acid gas emissions; ISO 11801 – generic cabling for customer premises.

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