BS EN 60793-1-1:2017 - Optical fibres. Measurement methods and test procedures. General and guidance

BS EN 60793-1-1:2017

Optical fibres. Measurement methods and test procedures. General and guidance

Status : Current   Published : September 2017



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IEC 60793-1-1: 2017 lists and gives guidance on the use of documents giving the uniform requirements for measuring and testing optical fibres, thereby assisting in the inspection of fibres and cables for commercial (mostly telecommunications) purposes. The individual measurement and test methods are contained in the different parts of the IEC 60793 series. They are identified as IEC 60793-1-X, where "X" is an assigned sub-part number, indicating its affiliation to the IEC 60793-1 series.  In general, measurements and tests methods apply to all class A multimode fibres and class B and class C single-mode optical fibres covered by IEC 60793-2 (all parts) relating to product specifications, although there can be exceptions. Clause 1 of each part of the IEC 60793 series contains the scope for each particular attribute.  This fourth edition cancels and replaces the third edition published in 2008. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition: addition of rounding rules in Clause 4; addition of two packaging requirements in Clause 10 d) and e).

Standard NumberBS EN 60793-1-1:2017
TitleOptical fibres. Measurement methods and test procedures. General and guidance
Publication Date25 September 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 60793-2:2016, IEC/TR 61931:1998, EN 60793-1-41:2010, IEC 60793-1-47:2009, IEC 60793-1-52:2014, IEC 60793-1-50:2014, EN 60793-1-46:2002, EN 60793-1-43:2015, IEC 60793-1-33:2001, EN 60793-1-30:2011, IEC 60793-1-53:2014, EN 60793-1-20:2014, IEC 60793-1-46:2001, IEC 60793-1-49:2006, IEC 60793-1-34:2006, IEC 60793-1-20:2014, EN 60793-1-31:2010, IEC 60793-1-42:2013, EN 60793-1-50:2015, EN 60793-1-47:2009, EN 60793-1-34:2002, EN 60793-1-54:2013, IEC 60793-1-30:2010, EN 60793-1-53:2014, IEC 60793-1-21:2001, IEC 60793-1-22:2001, IEC 60793-1-32:2010, EN 60793-1-33:2002, IEC 60793-1-45:2001, EN 60793-1-52:2014, IEC 60793-1-43:2015, EN 60793-1-21:2002, IEC 60793-2:2015, EN 60793-1-42:2007, EN 60793-1-40:2003, IEC 60793-1-40:2001, IEC 60793-1-41:2010, IEC 60793-1-48:2007, EN 60793-1-22:2002, EN 60793-1-48:2007, EN 60793-1-51:2014, IEC 60793-1-51:2014, EN 60793-1-32:2010, IEC 60793-1-44:2011, EN 60793-1-49:2006, EN 60793-1-45:2003, EN 60793-1-44:2011, IEC 60793-1-54:2012, IEC 60793-1-31:2010
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN ISO 80000-1:2013, ISO 80000-1:2009, IEC 60793-2, EN 60793-2
ReplacesBS EN 60793-1-1:2008
International RelationshipsEN 60191-6-12:2011,EN 60793-1-1:2017,IEC 60793-1-1:2017
Draft Superseded By16/30334639 DC
DescriptorsFibre optics, Optical fibres, Environmental testing, Records (documents), Electronic equipment and components, Optical communication systems, Fibre optic cables, Optical measurement, Test methods, Temperature measurement
Title in FrenchFibres optiques Méthodes de mesure et procédures d'essai. Généralités et lignes directrices
Title in GermanLichtwellenleiter Messmethoden und Prüfverfahren. Allgemeines und Leitfaden
ISBN978 0 580 92692 1
File Size859 KB

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