BS EN IEC 60793-1-31:2019 Optical fibres. Measurement methods and test procedures. Tensile strength

BS EN IEC 60793-1-31:2019

Optical fibres. Measurement methods and test procedures. Tensile strength

Status : Current   Published : May 2019



What is this standard about?

This part of IEC 60793 provides values of the tensile strength under dynamic loading of optical fibre samples. The method tests individual lengths of uncabled and unbundled glass optical fibre. Sections of fibre are broken with controlled increasing stress or strain that is uniform over the entire fibre length and cross section. The stress or strain is increased at a nominally constant rate until breakage occurs.

The distribution of the tensile strength values of a given fibre strongly depends on the sample length, loading velocity and environmental conditions. The test can be used for inspection where statistical data on fibre strength is required. Results are reported by means of statistical quality control distribution. Normally, the test is carried out after temperature and humidity conditioning of the sample. However, in some cases, it can be sufficient to measure the values at ambient temperature and humidity conditions.

This method is applicable to categories A1, A2, and A3, and classes B and C optical fibres.

The object of this document is to establish uniform requirements for the mechanical characteristic: tensile strength.

Standard NumberBS EN IEC 60793-1-31:2019
TitleOptical fibres. Measurement methods and test procedures. Tensile strength
Publication Date02 May 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 60793-1-20, IEC 60793-1-20
Informative References(Provided for Information)IEC TR 61649:2008, IEC 60793-2-10:2017, IEC 60793-2-60:2008, IEC 60793-1-21:2001, IEC 60793-2-40:2015, IEC 60793-2-50:2015, IEC 60793-2-30:2015, IEC TR 62048:2014, IEC 60793-2-20:2015
ReplacesBS EN 60793-1-31:2010
International RelationshipsEN IEC 60793-1-31:2019,IEC 60793-1-31:2019
Draft Superseded By18/30361278 DC
DescriptorsOptical communication systems, Temperature, Electronic equipment and components, Optical measurement, Tensile testing, Specimen preparation, Fibre optic cables, Optical fibres, Fibre optics, Tensile strength, Environmental testing, Test methods
Title in FrenchFibres optiques Méthodes de mesure et procédures d'essai. Résistance à la traction
Title in GermanLichtwellenleiter Messmethoden und Prüfverfahren. Zugfestigkeit
ISBN978 0 580 98683 3
File Size1.61 MB

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