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Cable Selection Guide

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 Installation Environment Rating Description Product Series Designation Fiber Count
Outdoor only        
Standard / duct conduit between buildings or aerial lashed None Single jacket, loose tube PE jacket

M1A

2-216
Rugged / harsh environment, duct or lashed None Double jacket, loose tube PE jacket H1A 2-216
Directly buried or other heavy duty None Armored, loose tube PE jacket H1F 2-216
Aerial, self - support None Standard figure 8
Armored figure 8
PE jacket
M1Y
H1N
2-72
2-72
Central tube, duct None Center loose tube PE jacket

UNA

1-12
Indoor only      
Building backbone riser-OFNR Tight buffered, distribution PVC jacket PNR/P1R 2-96
Heavy duty building backbone - direct connectorization riser-OFNR Tight buffered, breakout PVC jacket B3R

2-48

Horizontal / building air spaces plenum-OFNP Tight buffered, distribution PVC or fluoropolymer jacket PNU/PID 2-48
Heavy duty horizontal - direct connectorization plenum-OFNP Tight buffered, breakout Fluoropolymer jacket B1U/B1D 2-48
Patch cords/pigtails riser or plenum Tight buffered cordage PVC jackets ZNR and ZNU 1-2
Indoor / Outdoor      
Between buildings in duct and into the building riser - needs to run beyond 50ft of building entry riser-OFNR Loose tube riser - single jacket dry blocked
OR
tight buffered, dry blocked
M1M


ANR
2-72


2-72
Between buildings and all the way to building plenum air spaces plenum-OFNP Loose tube plenum M1D
H1D
2-96
144
Central tube, indoor / outdoor duct riser-OFNR Center loose tube-riser UNM 1-12
Specials      
Interlocked armor riser and plenum All types of cables within interlocked armor with or without outer jacket IL/ILR/ILP 2-144 Varies with listing

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