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E DIN EN IEC 60793-1-34 VDE 0888-234:2020-05

* German Language Version *

Optical fibres

Part 1-34: Measurement methods and test procedures – Fibre curl

(IEC 86A/1944/CD:2019); Text in German and English
Class/Status: Draft, valid
Released: 2020-05   Published: 2020-04-03
VDE Art. No.: 1800540
End of objection deadline: 2020-06-03

This part of IEC 60793 establishes uniform requirements for the mechanical characteristic: fibre curl or latent curvature in uncoated optical fibres, i.e. a specified length of the fibre has been stripped from coating. Fibre curl has been identified as an important parameter for minimizing the splice loss of optical fibres when using passive alignment fusion splicers or active alignment mass fusion splicers.