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  • EN 61663-1 : 1999

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    LIGHTNING PROTECTION - TELECOMMUNICATION LINES - PART 1 - FIBRE OPTIC INSTALLATIONS

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    Withdrawn date:  01-04-2010

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    Published date:  12-01-2013

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    1 Scope and object
    2 Normative references
    3 Definitions
    4 Reference configuration
    5 Construction characteristics of the cable
          5.1 General
          5.2 Failure current for buried cables
          5.3 Failure current for aerial cables
    6 Need for protection
    7 Protective measures
          7.1 General
          7.2 Dielectric or metal-free cables
          7.3 Choice of cable characteristics for both
                 buried and aerial installations
          7.4 Use of shield wire for buried cables
          7.5 Route redundancy
    Annex A (normative) Frequency of primary failures, Fp for
                        buried and aerial cables and for cables
                        entering a structure exposed to direct
                        lightning strokes
    Annex B (normative) Sheath breakdown current ls for both
                        buried and aerial cables
    Annex C (normative) Shielding factor values
    Annex D (normative) Route redundancy for both buried and
                        aerial cables
    Annex E (informative) Damage correction factor Kd
    Annex F (informative) Tolerable frequency of primary
                          failures Fa
    Annex G (normative) Tests for surge current resistibility
    Annex H (informative) Procedure for determining the failure
                          current
    Annex I (informative) Bibliography
    Annex ZA (normative) Normative references to international
                         publications with their corresponding
                         European publications

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Concerned with the lightning protection of telecommunication lines in fibre optic installations. Limits the number of possible primary failures that occur in the optical fibre cable in a specific installation to within values not exceeding the limit value, defined as the tolerable frequency of primary failures.

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    Committee TC 81X
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Withdrawn

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    I.S. CLC/TR 50450:2006 RESISTIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR EQUIPMENT HAVING (A) TELECOMMUNICATION PORT(S)
    CEI CLC/TR 50450 : 2006 RESISTIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR EQUIPMENT HAVING (A) TELECOMMUNICATION PORT(S)
    02/209118 DC : DRAFT SEP 2002 PREN 50289-4-14 - COMMUNICATION CABLES - SPECIFICATIONS FOR TEST METHODS - PART 4-14: ENVIRONMENTAL TEST METHODS - LIGHTNING
    12/30260552 DC : 0 BS EN 50174-3:201X - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 3: INSTALLATION PLANNING AND PRACTICES OUTSIDE BUILDINGS
    BS EN 50289-4-14 : 2003 COMMUNICATION CABLES - SPECIFICATIONS FOR TEST METHODS - PART 4-14: ENVIRONMENTAL TEST METHODS - LIGHTNING
    BS EN 187105 : 2002 SINGLE MODE OPTICAL CABLE (DUCT/DIRECT BURIED INSTALLATION)
    BS EN 61663-2:2001 LIGHTNING PROTECTION - TELECOMMUNICATION LINES - PART 2: LINES USING METALLIC CONDUCTORS
    02/637047 DC : DRAFT APR 2002 BS EN 50174-3 - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 3: INSTALLATION PLANNING AND PRACTICES OUTSIDE BUILDINGS
    BS PD CLC/TR 50450 : 2006 RESISTIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR EQUIPMENT HAVING (A) TELECOMMUNICATION PORT(S)
    I.S. EN 187105:2002 SINGLE MODE OPTICAL CABLE (DUCT/DIRECT BURIED INSTALLATION)
    EN 50174-3:2013/A1:2017 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 3: INSTALLATION PLANNING AND PRACTICES OUTSIDE BUILDINGS
    CEI EN 61663-2 : 2003 LIGHTNING PROTECTION - TELECOMMUNICATION LINES - PART 2: LINES USING METALLIC CONDUCTORS
    I.S. EN 50289-4-14:2003 COMMUNICATION CABLES - SPECIFICATIONS FOR TEST METHODS - PART 4-14: ENVIRONMENTAL TEST METHODS - LIGHTNING
    I.S. EN 50174-3:2013 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 3: INSTALLATION PLANNING AND PRACTICES OUTSIDE BUILDINGS
    CEI EN 50174-3 : 2014 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 3: INSTALLATION PLANNING AND PRACTICES OUTSIDE BUILDINGS
    BS EN 50174-3 : 2013 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 3: INSTALLATION PLANNING AND PRACTICES OUTSIDE BUILDINGS
    CLC/TR 50450 : 2006 RESISTIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR EQUIPMENT HAVING (A) TELECOMMUNICATION PORT(S)
    PREN 50174-3 : DRAFT 2012 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - CABLING INSTALLATION - PART 3: INSTALLATION PLANNING AND PRACTICES OUTSIDE BUILDINGS
    I.S. HD 60364-4-444:2010 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 4-444: PROTECTION FOR SAFETY - PROTECTION AGAINST VOLTAGE DISTURBANCES AND ELECTROMAGNETIC DISTURBANCES
    EN 50289-4-14:2003 Communication cables - Specifications for test methods - Part 4-14: Environmental test methods - Lightning
    EN 187105:2002 SINGLE MODE OPTICAL CABLE (DUCT/DIRECT BURIED INSTALLATION)
    HD 60364-4-444:2010/AC:2012 LOW-VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - PART 4-444: PROTECTION FOR SAFETY - PROTECTION AGAINST VOLTAGE DISTURBANCES AND ELECTROMAGNETIC DISTURBANCES

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    IEC 61024-1-1:1993 Protection of structures against lightning - Part 1: General principles - Section 1: Guide A: Selection of protection levels for lightning protection systems
    IEC 61024-1:1990 Protection of structures against lightning - Part 1: General principles
    IEC 61312-1:1995 Protection against lightning electromagnetic impulse - Part 1: General principles
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