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FIMT

Fiber In Metal Tube

Application

Distributed monitoring of extended objects

Access cable

1

Optical fibers

2

Water-blocking gel

3

Stainless steel tube

1

Optical fibers

2

Water-blocking gel

3

Single or double layer steel tube

1

Optical fibers

2

Stainless steel tube filled with water-blocking gel

3

Outer jacket

Parameters

Temperature rating +90°C
+150°C
+180°C
+200°C
+194°F
+300°F
+356°F
+392°F
+260°C ?
+300°C
and more upon request
+500°F
+570°F
and more upon request
Steel tube outer diameter range (without jacket) 1.1-6.35 mm 0.043-0.25 in
Cable diameter (with jacket) 1.9-10.0 mm 0.075-0.394 in
Fiber count up to 96
Minimum bending radius x 20D

Other options available upon request.

Features

  • Can be used as a cable component or as a finished sensing cable
  • Remains functional under direct flame
  • Compact size & low weight

Supply experience