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Loose Tube PE/Nylon at 4Cabling

External Underground Loosetube Optical Cable

This loose tube dielectric optical cable is designed for external underground installations in ducts by pulling, jetting or floating techniques or by direct burial in open-cut trenches.

Polyamide provides anti-termite protection.

  • Available as Unterminated only
  • Manufactured in Australia
  • Designed for external underground installations in ducts or direct burial
  • Blue outer nylon (Polyamide) provides anti-termite protection
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Technical Data

Number of Fibres 2 to 72
Number of Elements 6
Tube/Filler Diameter 2.1mm
Cable Nominal Diameter 10.0mm
Cable Nominal Weight 73kg/km
Max. Installation Tension 2.0kN
Max. Installation Resistance (Short Term) 2.0kN/100mm
Max. Installation Resistance (Long Term) 1.0kN/100mm
Min. Bending Radius (At Full Load) 200mm
Min. Bending Radius (At No Load) 100mm
Temperature Range -0 to +50°C
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Multi-loose tube construction

Single layer 2 to 72 fibres

Central strength member (CSM)

Glass fibre reinforced plastic material (GRP), with or without over-sheathing


Thermoplastic material, containing up to 12 optical fibres filled with a low viscosity, thixotropic, non-melting gel fully compatible with fibre coating and tube material


The required numbers of elements (tubes and fillers) are SZ stranded around the central strength member

Longitudinal water tightness

Water swellable elements


UV stabilised polyethylene in compliance with AS 1049

Two ripcords provided beneath the sheath for easy removal

Outer jacket

UV stabilised polyamide (Nylon) in compliance with AS 1049 integrally bonded to PE sheath


3 Years

Raw Fibre - Available SKUs

UT.L.6.OM4.LTN 6 Core OM4 Multimode Loose Tube  PE/Nylon
UT.L.12.OM4.LTN 12 Core OM4 Multimode Loose Tube PE/Nylon
UT.L.12.OS2.LTN 12 Core OS2 Singlemode Loose Tube Dry Core PE/Nylon
UT.L.24.OS2.LTN 24 Core OS2 Singlemode Loose Tube Dry Core PE/Nylon


4Cabling provides world-class Fibre Optic products

4Cabling's Fibre Optic Cables are the installers' choice Australia wide. Our fibre is manufactured to the highest grade with stringent quality guidelines. Every Fibre optic patch lead is 100% tested and comes with a test report. Don't risk the performance of your network or installation by installing cheap grade fibre. If you are looking for high-grade telecom grade fibre products 4Cabling will be your number one choice for your cabling solution. We also offer an onsite fibre termination facility right here in Sydney.

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Benefits of 4Cabling Fibre Optic Cable

  • Meet EC, EIA, TIA & Telcordia standards
  • World class manufacturing with stringent quality control
  • All leads are supplied with a factory test report
  • 4C fibre leads are immune to electromagnetic noise
  • Simplex and Duplex configurable assemblies for LC SC ST and MTRJ patch leads

At 4Cabling we provide world-class quality fibre optic cables in OS1/2, OM1, OM3 & OM4 in many terminations and lengths and fibre couplers. No matter the size of the job, we can help with your install.

In today’s global data communication evolution optical fibre plays a major role in connecting both ends. Fibre optics cable construction are smaller and more flexible against the conventional copper-based leads, fibre optics are made of a single strand of glass, but it is stronger than steel. All of our Fibre Optic Cables are manufactured with Corning Optical Fibre. Corning glass invented and manufactured the world first low-loss fibre optics which started the telecommunication/ data high-speed transfer revolution.

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