Optical fibre cables - Part 3: Outdoor cables - Sectional specification

IEC 60794-3:2022 is available as IEC 60794-3:2022 RLV which contains the International Standard and its Redline version, showing all changes of the technical content compared to the previous edition.IEC 60794-3: 2022 specifies the requirements for optical fibre cables and cable elements which are intended to be used externally in communications networks. Other types of applications requiring similar types of cables can be considered. Requirements for cables to be used in ducts, for directly buried applications, aerial cables and cables for lake and river crossings are included in this document. Also included are cables for specialized use in sewers and in water and gas pipes. For aerial application, this document does not cover all functional aspects of cables installed in the vicinity of overhead power lines. For such applications, additional requirements and test methods can be necessary. Moreover, this document excludes optical ground wires and cables attached to the phase or earth conductors of overhead power lines. For cables for lake and river crossings, this document does not cover methods of cable repair, nor repair capability, nor does it cover cables for use with underwater line amplifiers. This fifth edition cancels and replaces the fourth edition published in 2014. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical change with respect to the previous edition: the ribbon specification has been removed, because it is covered in IEC 60794-1-31.

Lichtwellenleiterkabel - Teil 3: Außenkabel - Rahmenspezifikation

Câbles à fibres optiques - Partie 3: Câbles extérieurs - Spécification intermédiaire

IEC 60794-3:2022 est disponible sous forme de IEC 60794-3:2022 RLV qui contient la Norme internationale et sa version Redline, illustrant les modifications du contenu technique depuis l'édition précédente.L'IEC 60794-3: 2022 spécifie les exigences relatives aux câbles et aux éléments de câble à fibres optiques destinés à être utilisés à l'extérieur dans des réseaux de télécommunication. D'autres types d'applications qui nécessitent des câbles d'une catégorie similaire peuvent être pris en considération. Le présent document comporte des exigences qui concernent les câbles destinés à être installés dans des conduites, les câbles directement enterrés, les câbles aériens et les câbles pour traversées de lacs et de rivières. Il comporte également des câbles destinés à des utilisations spécialisées, dans les égouts et dans les conduites d'eau et de gaz. Pour ce qui est des applications aériennes, le présent document ne couvre pas tous les aspects fonctionnels des câbles installés à proximité de lignes aériennes de transport d'énergie. De telles applications peuvent nécessiter l'adjonction d'exigences et de méthodes d'essai. En outre, le présent document exclut les câbles de garde avec fibres optiques et les câbles liés aux conducteurs de phase ou de terre des lignes aériennes de transport d'énergie. Pour les câbles pour traversées de lacs et de rivières, le présent document ne couvre pas les méthodes de réparation du câble ni de capacité de réparation, et ne couvre pas les câbles utilisés dans les amplificateurs de lignes pour traversées de lacs et de rivières. Cette cinquième édition annule et remplace la quatrième édition parue en 2014. Cette édition constitue une révision technique. Cette édition contient la modification technique majeure suivante par rapport à l'édition précédente: la spécification relative aux rubans a été supprimée car elle est couverte par l'IEC 60794-1-31.

Optični kabli - 3. del: Zunanji kabli - Področna specifikacija (IEC 60794-3:2022)

Ta del standarda IEC 60794 določa zahteve za optične kable in kabelske elemente, ki so namenjeni za zunanjo uporabo v komunikacijskih omrežjih. Ta dokument lahko obravnava tudi druge vrste uporab, ki zahtevajo podobne vrste kablov.
Zahteve za kable, ki se uporabljajo v kanalih, za neposredno vkopane kable, nadzemne kable in kable za prečkanje jezer in rek, so vključene v ta dokument. Vključeni so tudi kabli za specializirano uporabo v kanalizaciji ter v vodovodnih in plinovodih ceveh.
Za nadzemno uporabo ta dokument ne zajema vseh funkcionalnih vidikov kablov, nameščenih v bližini nadzemnih električnih vodov. Za takšne vrste uporabe so morda potrebne dodatne zahteve in preskusne metode. Poleg tega ta dokument izključuje optične ozemljitvene žice in kable, pritrjene na fazne ali ozemljitvene vodnike nadzemnih električnih vodov.
Za kable, ki prečkajo jezera in reke, ta dokument ne zajema metod popravila kablov ali možnosti popravil niti ne zajema kablov za uporabo s podvodnimi ojačevalniki.

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SIST EN IEC 60794-3:2022
SIST EN 60794-3:2015
Optični kabli - 3. del: Zunanji kabli - Področna specifikacija (IEC 60794-3:2022)
Optical fibre cables - Part 3: Outdoor cables - Sectional specification (IEC 60794-3:2022)
Lichtwellenleiterkabel – Teil 3: LWL-Außenkabel - Rahmenspezifikation (IEC 60794-
Câbles à fibres optiques - Partie 3: Câbles extérieurs - Spécification intermédiaire (IEC
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN IEC 60794-3:2022
33.180.10 (Optična) vlakna in kabli Fibres and cables
SIST EN IEC 60794-3:2022 en
2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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ICS 33.180.10 Supersedes EN 60794-3:2015 and all of its amendments
and corrigenda (if any)
English Version
Optical fibre cables - Part 3: Outdoor cables - Sectional
(IEC 60794-3:2022)
Câbles à fibres optiques - Partie 3: Câbles extérieurs - Lichtwellenleiterkabel - Teil 3: Rahmenspezifikation -
Spécification intermédiaire Außenkabel
(IEC 60794-3:2022) (IEC 60794-3:2022)
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European foreword
The text of document 86A/2155/FDIS, future edition 5 of IEC 60794-3, prepared by SC 86A "Fibres
and cables" of IEC/TC 86 "Fibre optics" was submitted to the IEC-CENELEC parallel vote and
approved by CENELEC as EN IEC 60794-3:2022.
The following dates are fixed:
• latest date by which the document has to be implemented at national (dop) 2022-12-24
level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement
• latest date by which the national standards conflicting with the (dow) 2025-03-24
document have to be withdrawn

This document supersedes EN 60794-3:2015 and all of its amendments and corrigenda (if any).
Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of
patent rights. CENELEC shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights.
Any feedback and questions on this document should be directed to the users’ national committee. A
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Endorsement notice
The text of the International Standard IEC 60794-3:2022 was approved by CENELEC as a European
Standard without any modification.
In the official version, for Bibliography, the following notes have to be added for the standards
IEC 60794-1-2:2021 NOTE Harmonized as EN IEC 60794-1-2:2021 (not modified)
IEC 60794-1-24 NOTE Harmonized as EN 60794-1-24
IEC 60794-1-3 NOTE Harmonized as EN 60794-1-3
IEC 60794-1-31 NOTE Harmonized as EN IEC 60794-1-31

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Annex ZA

Normative references to international publications
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