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G657A Figure 8 Aerial Cable
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G657A Figure 8 Aerial Cable

Place of Origin CHINA
Certification CE/ VDE/ TELCORDIA
Model Number GYTC8S-24B1.3
Product Details
Aerial Figure-8 Outdoor Cable
Self Supporting Aerial
2-288 Cores
Single Steel Wire Or Stranded Steel Wires
Strength Member:
FRP Or Steel Wire
G652D Or G657A
Outer Sheath:
Outer Diameter (W*H):
(8.8±0.5)*(15.6±0.5)mm 24 Cores 24B1.3
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Payment & Shipping Terms
Minimum Order Quantity
Packaging Details
Wooden DRUM
Delivery Time
10-20 work days
Payment Terms
T/T, L/C, D/A, D/P
Supply Ability
10,000KM PER DAY
Product Description

G657A Figure 8 Aerial Cable

Application / Construction

Identification GYTC8S-24B1.3
Application Aerial Figure-8 outdoor cable

Cross Section

(not to scale)

24 fibers
G657A Figure 8 Aerial Cable 024 fibers
  • Loose tube with max 12 fibers per tube, filled with thixotropic compound
  • Stranded loose tubes, white fillers (if necessary)
  • Central strength member made of steel wire or FRP
  • Cable strand: Cable jelly filling compound
  • Armor: PE coated corrugated steel tape
  • Messenger wire: stranded steel wire
  • Outer sheath: HDPE, black
Temperature Range

Storage and transport

-50 to +70°C


-20 to +60°C


-40 to +60°C

Standards IEC 60793-1, IEC 60793-2, IEC 60794-3-20
Specification No. GL20200811289
Customer Reference Common standard



Number of fibers   24
Loose tubes x fibers   4x6
Loose tubes/Dummies   4/1
Loose tube Ø (±0.1) mm 1.6
Central strength member mm 1.4
Messenger wire(±0.1) mm 7*1.0
Outer sheath thickness(±0.2) mm 1.5
Outer diameter (W*H) mm (8.8±0.5)*(15.6±0.5)
Weight kg 220±15%

Note: sheath thickness not consider ripcord portion, sizes and values without tolerances are nominal values


Mechanical Properties

Max. tensile load   Short term: 3000N;long term:1000N  
Crush resistance / 10 cm   Short term:1000 N;long term:300N
Bending radius (installation)   20x cable Ø
Bending radius (operation)   10x cable Ø

See Point 6: Test Methods



Fiber Colors 1 2 3 4 5 6
Blue Orange Green Brown Gray White



Tube Colors 1 2 3 4 5 /
Blue Orange Green Brown Filler /


Outer Sheath: black, ink jet, marking in 1 meter intervals as follows:

Dawnergy 2020 GYTC8S-24 B1.3 <batch ID> <meter marking >



Optical Fiber

Standard ZTT-ALF® ITU-T G.652D

Fibre attenuation

.. cabled

@ 1310 nm

≤0.36 dB/km

@ 1550 nm

≤0.22 dB/km

Mode field diameter (MFD) 9.2 ± 0.4 µm@1310nm
Chromatic dispersion

≤3.5 ps/nm ∙km


≤18 ps/nm ∙km


≤22 ps/nm ∙km


Zero dispersion wavelength 1300~1324 nm
Zero dispersion slope ≤0.092 ps/nm² ∙km
Cable Cut-off wavelength ≤1260 nm
Geometric Outer diameter 245 ± 10 µm
Cladding diameter 125 ± 1.0 µm
Core/clad concentricity error ≤0.5 µm
Cladding non-circularity ≤0.8 %
Mechanical Proof stress ≥0.69 Gpa


Test Methods

Test Conditions Acceptance criteria

Tensile strength

IEC 60794-1-21 E1

Tensile strength: see Point 3

Sample length: ≥ 50 m, Duration: 1 min

  • △α ≤0.1dB during test
  • No damage

Crush resistance

IEC 60794-1-21 E3

Crush: see Point 3

Test duration: 1 min, number of test: 3

  • △α ≤0.1dB during test
  • No damage


IEC 60794-1-21 E4

Impact energy: 4.5 J

R = 300 mm,Impact points: 5,

Impact frequency 3/point

  • △α ≤0.1dB during test
  • No damage

Repeated bending

IEC 60794-1-21 E6

Bending diameter: 20x cable Ø

Load:15kg; 30 times

  • △α ≤0.1dB during test
  • No damage


IEC 60794-1-21 E7

Sample length: 1 m

± 180°, 10 cycles,load 25kg

  • △α ≤0.1dB during test
  • No damage


IEC 60794-1-21 E11A

Bending radius: 12x cable Ø

4 bends, 3 cycles

  • △α ≤0.05dB after test
  • No damage

Temperature cycling

IEC 60794-1-22 F1

-40℃→ +70℃

24 hours at each step, 2 cycles

  • △α≤0.1dB/km and reversible
  • No damage

Water penetration

IEC 60794-1-22 F5

Sample length: 3 m

Water column height: 1 m

Test duration: 24 h

  • No water leakage from cable part (except for messenger part)

Drop test

IEC 60794-1-22 E14

Test length:30cm

Temperature range: 70±2℃

Duration: 24hours

  • No filling compound drop out

All optical measurements at 1550 nm



Cable type




-5% / +5%

G657A Figure 8 Aerial Cable 1D*d*B in cm

GYTC8S-24 B1.3

Drum Type






Dimensions including protection. Indicative values, actually delivered drum sizes and weights may deviate. Cable ends sealed with caps


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