OPGW/Ground Wire

OPGW AP Aluminum pipe

Application: installation on medium and high-voltage power lines
OPGW AP | Emcab
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Central strength member (FRP rod)

4

Water-swellable yarns

2

Optical fiber

3

Gel-filled loose tube

4

Water-swellable yarns

5

Water-swellable tape

6

Thermal barrier

7

Aluminum pipe

8

Aluminum-clad steel wires and/or aluminum alloy wires

Convenient splice preparation

Up to 144 fibers

Highly corrosion-resistant: ACS wires and aluminum pipe

Optical ground wire (OPGW) shields high-voltage conductors from lightning strikes

Aluminum alloy wires provide conductivity for fault current

Fiber count, up to 144
Cable diameter, mm 13.4...25.4
Cable weight, kg/km 446.4...1339.3
Rated breaking strength (RBS), kN 25...210
Maximum rated design tension (MRDT), kN 15...125
Elasticity modulus (final), kN/mm² 48...115
Short circuit capacity (initial temp 25°С), kA²•s 5...400
Short circuit current for 1s, kA 3...30
Crush, kN/cm 1
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Operating temperature -50°C ... +85°C
* -60°C ... +85°C upon request
Installation temperature -30°C ... +50°C
Transportation and storage temperature -50°C ... +85°C
Minimum bending radius 20 x cable diameter
Design life 50 years