IEC 60794-1-2:2021 ED5

Optical fibre cables - Part 1-2: Generic specification - Basic optical cable test procedures - General guidance IEC 60794-1-2:2021 ED5

Publication date:   Jan 15, 2021

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60.60 Standard published   Jan 15, 2021


TC 86/SC 86A

International Standard

33.180.10   Fibres and cables



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IEC 60794-1-2:2021 is available as IEC 60794-1-2:2021 RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.

IEC 60794-1-2:2021 applies to optical fibre cables for use with telecommunications equipment and devices employing similar techniques, and to cables having a combination of both optical fibres and electrical conductors. An objective of this document is to define general requirements and methodology guidance applicable to all of the cable test methods of IEC 60794-1 (all parts). A second objective of this document is to provide the end user with an overview of the different test methods contained in the different parts of the IEC 60794-1 series. This fifth edition cancels and replaces the fourth edition published in 2017. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical change with respect to the previous edition:
- addition of cross-reference tables listing the new test method numbers and the previous test method numbers.

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IEC 60794-1-2:2017 ED4


IEC 60794-1-2:2021 ED5
60.60 Standard published
Jan 15, 2021