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1595 - Standard for Testing and Performance for Optical Phase Conductor (OPPC) for Use on Electrical Utility Power Lines

This standard covers the construction, mechanical and electrical performance, acceptance criteria, and test requirements for overhead optical phase conductor (OPPC) designed to be located primarily on overhead power utility facilities. The standard provides performance and testing requirements that ensure within the guidelines of the standard that the mechanical and electrical capabilities of the cable and cable components properly maintain mechanical integrity, optical fiber integrity, and optical transmission.
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