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With its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, RPG cables are set to give you the best quality copper telecom cables. The plant is equipped with world class machineries for manufacturing and testing of telecoms cables.

The various copper telecom cables available with RPG cables include:

  • Jelly filled and Unfilled twisted pair telephone cables
  • From 2 pairs to 2400 pairs per cable
  • Conductor dia: 0.4 mm; 0.5 mm; 0.63 mm; 0.65 mm, 0.8 mm, 0.9 mm etc
  • Foam skin / Solid PE insulated cables
  • Armoured (Direct Burial), Unarmoured (Duct) and Self supporting Aerial cables construction
  • Railway Signalling and Telecommunication cables.
TYPICAL TECHNICAL DATA SHEET OF COPPER TELECOM CABLE
Parameters  
Conductor Size (mm) 0.4 0.5 0.63 0.9
Conductor Resistance (per km in ohms.) 135 8 86 6 58 4 28 2
Individual
Conductor Resistance Unbalance (%)  
Individual 3 2.5 2 2
Average 1.5 1 1 1
Conductor Elongation (minimum %) 15 15 18 18
Attenuation at 150 kHz (db/km) shall not exceed 12 8.25 6.3 4.4
Insulation Solid (MDPE/HDPE) / Foam
Spark Test 3 KV RMS AC, 1 Spark per 5 k.m.
Retraction of Insulation (shall not exceed) 2.5 mm after 1 min
Resistance to Compression 200 N, 12 V DC
Insulation Resistance at 500V 5000 Mega Ohm Km
Construction 5/10/20 pair units & 50/100 pair super units of sizes: 10 pair to 2400 pairs
Filling Compound Water Resistant Compound (Petro Jelly)
Core wrap Polyester tape
Moisture Barrier Poly Aluminium Tape
Sheath / Jacket LDPE
Armouring Galvanised Steel Tape
Armouring Bedding PE Tape
Mutual Capacitance (nF/KM)  
Individual 52 4.5
Average 52 3
Capacitance Unbalance (pF/KM)  
Individual 3000 PF
Average 750 PF
Far End Cross Talk (dB/Km) at 150 KHz Better than 67.8 RMS, Indvl. 55
Near End Cross talk (dB/Km) at 150 KHz Better than 55 (individual value)
Pairs From 5 pairs to 2400 pairs
Pair to pair capacitance unbalance  
Avg 50
Max Ind 200
Pair to ground capacitance unbalance  
Avg 750
Max Ind 3000
Dielectric Strength of insulation between conductors for 3 secs 2.4 2.4 3.5 3.5
Dielectric Strength of insulation between shield and conductors for 3 secs 5 5 10 10