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UniTEF

Universal Sensing Cable Tubing Encapsulated Fiber

application

Industrial distributed sensing application DTS/DAS

Long facilities monitoring (roads, tunnels, railways, powerlines, conveyor lines)

Leak detection in pipelines

Fire prevention system

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Optical fibers

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Stainless steel tube filled with water-blocking gel

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Armor wires

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Outer jacket

features

OPTIONS Metric US Units
Temperature ratings +85°C
+150°C
+260°C
+185°F
+300°F
+500°F
Allowable tensile loads 4-10 kN 900-2250 lbf
Tube outer diameter range 1.1-6.35 mm 0.043-0.25 in
Cable outer diameter 6.35-12.7 mm 0.25-0.5 in
Fiber count up to 48
Minimum bending radius X20D

Design [+]

Single, double or triple layer steel tube
Gel-filled or dry
Plastic encapsulation

Materials [+]

Optical fibers: SM or MM (50 or 62.5), coating depends on temperature rating
Tube: Stainless steel 304, 316L, Incoloy
Armor: High tensile strength GIPS (galvanized improved plow steel) wires or special alloy wires
Encapsulation: HDPE, PP, PA, ETFE, FEP, PFA

Other options available upon request.

advantages

  • Remains functional under direct flame for at least 180 minutes
  • Excellent rodent resistance
  • Minimum combustible materials
  • High crush resistance (more than 1 kN /cm) which is retained even after the flame action
  • Compact size & low weight
  • Hermetically sealed
  • High tensile strength
  • Indoor/Outdoor/Direct burial in soil/harsh environments
  • Up to 48 fibers in standard design, max 96 fibers as option

Structural health monitoring
Bridges, Rail Roads, Soil Movements, Geothermal

Pipeline leak monitoring

Fire Detection

Supply Experience