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Reference EN 60793-2-50:2004
Title Optical fibres - Part 2-50: Product specifications - Sectional specification for class B single-mode fibres
Project Number 15646
Abstract/Scope Applicable to optical fibre types B1.1, B1.2, B1.3, and categories B2 and B4. These fibres are used or can be incorporated in information transmission equipment and optical fibre cables. Three types of requirements apply to these fibres: General requirements, as defined in EN 60793-2; Specific requirements common to the class B single-mode fibres covered in this standard and which are given in Clause 3; Particular requirements applicable to individual fibre types or specific applications, which are defined in the family specifications of Annexes A to E.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2004-06-30
Current Stage code deadline 2005-01-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 86A
Reference Document IEC 60793-2-50:2004 (EQV)
ICS 33.180.10 - Fibres and cables
Keywords Optical fibre; Product specification; Single-mode fibre
Note Corrigendum to EN issued July 2004 * Superseded by EN 60794-2-50:2008
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Deadline Date
6060 2004-06-30 2005-01-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 2004-04-01 2004-08-01  
5061 2004-02-23 2004-04-01  
5020 2003-08-29 2003-10-31  
4099 2003-07-25 2003-09-30  
4020 2003-01-24 2003-06-27  
3099 2003-01-21 2003-01-24  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2004-04-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2004-06-30
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2004-07-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2005-01-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2007-04-01


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