Drop Cable (2 to 6F) Suitable for Outdoor Application


  • Drop cable suitable for outdoor application
  • Suitable for introducing fibre into the building

Cable Construction

  • 2, 4, 6 No of Single Mode Fibre – G.652D
  • Strength Member – ARP Rods
  • UV Stabilized HDPE Sheath, black
  • Supporting FRP Rod / Steel WIre

Mechanical Characteristics

Temperature Range (IEC 60794-1-2-F1)
Laying & Installation -10°C to +50°C
Operation -20°C to +60°C

Cable Bending Radius (IEC 60794-1-2-E11A)

During Installation 20D, D=Cable Diameter
Installed 15D, D=Cable Diameter


Tensile Force (IEC 60794-1-2-E1)

Installation 1000 N
Installed 500 N

**Strength member can be Steel or FRP/ARP
*These are general characteristics; customized designs are available as per requirement



Fibre Count Diameter (mm) (Nominal) Weight (kg/km) Tensile Strength


Tensile Strength


2 to 6 F 6.8 * 3.0 20 1000 500

Drum Length

1000 meters ± 5%

Cable Sheath Marking

Cable sheath shall be marked in white colour with inkjet printing. Marking details can be customized. Below mentioned details are generally marked on the cable sheath.

Drum Number, Telephone Symbol, Laser Symbol, Number of Fibres, Manufacturer’s Name, Sequential Length Marking

Cable Drum Packing

Every length will be delivered on non-returnable wooden drums. Generally the cable drum flange will be marked with following.

  • Arrow showing rolling direction of the drum.
  • Manufacturer’s name
  • Number of fibres
  • Cable length in meters
  • Drum Number
  • Net & gross weight
  • Customer’s name & destination

Both ends of the cable shall be sealed to prevent the ingress of moisture during transportation and storage, physical damage.