Terra® | Triple Jacket | Dual Armor | driKore® | Loose Tube Optical Cables

Standard buffer tube with 2-288f

Terra® (Buried)  | driKore ® (Dry Core)

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  • Fiber Count up to 288f
  • Enhanced compressive strength
  • Superior rodent protection
  • Suitable for aerial, duct and direct buried applications
  • MDPE jacket for low friction installation
  • Corrugated steel armor for added mechanical protection
  • The dry water blocking materials can easily be removed without the use of cable cleaning solvents, yielding significant labor cost savings
  • Excellent handling characteristics

Fiber Types

  • G.651 multi-mode fiber
  • G.652 single-mode fiber
  • G.655 NZDS fiber for DWDM applications

Full range of protections

  • Water blocked
  • Rodent Resistant

Full range of applications

  • Aerial
  • Duct
  • Direct buried

Optional protections

  • HDPE jacket
  • All dielectric
  • Single jacket / single armor
  • Dual Jacket / single armor
  • Triple jacket / dual armor

Typical parameters

Number of fibers Up to 288
Diameter 17.0 mm (0.67 in) to 27.0 mm (1.06 in)
Cable weight 299 kg/km (201 lbs/kft) to 622 kg/km (445 lbs/kft)
Max. bend radius 20 x cable O.D.
Max. working tension 2700 N (600 lbf)
Operating temperature range -40 °C / 70 °C (-40 °F / 158 °F)

Above figures are nominal values; actual production dimensions and weights may deviate slightly from the indicated figures above.

Rugged outdoor fiber optic cable designed for direct burial installations, where extreme compressive strengths and rodent protection is required.
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4S is a global leader in the wire and cable industry with more 40+ years of experience in manufacturing Low, Medium & High Voltage Energy Cables, Fiber Optic Cables, Aluminum Conductors and Telecom Copper Cables.

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