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Reference EN 60794-2-42:2008
Title Optical fibre cables - Part 2-42: Indoor optical fibre cables - Product specification for simplex and duplex cables with A4 fibres
Project Number 21015
Abstract/Scope IEC 60794-2-42:2008(E) covers simplex and duplex optical fibre cables containing A4 fibres for indoor use. The requirements of the sectional specification IEC 60794-2 are applicable to cables covered by this standard.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2008-06-12
Current Stage code deadline 2009-02-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 86A
Reference Document IEC 60794-2-42:2008 (EQV)
ICS 33.180.10 - Fibres and cables
Keywords Optical fibre; Cable; Indoor; Simplex cable; Duplex cable
Note 86A/1155/RVC established on 2007-05-25: To be published without FDIS stage
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6060 2008-06-12 2009-02-01 export to doc file  EN  DE
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5060 2007-05-25 2007-06-12 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-12-08 2007-05-11  
1090 2006-12-05 2006-12-08  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2008-05-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2008-06-12
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2008-08-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2009-02-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2011-05-01


Superseded by  
Normative reference (6) ISO/IEC 11801:2002
ISO/IEC 24702:2006
IEC 60189-1:1986
EN 60654-4:1997
EN 60721-1:1995
EN 60721-3-3:1995
EN 60793-1-20:2002
EN 60793-1-21:2002
EN 60793-2-40:2006
EN 60794-1-1:2002
EN 60794-1-2:2003
EN 60794-2:2003
EN 60811-1-1:1995
EN 60811-1-4:1995
IEC/TS 61000-2-5:1995
EN 61000-6-2:2005
corr. September 2005
EN 61326-1:2006

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