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Reference EN 60793-1-32:2003
Title Optical fibres - Part 1-32: Measurement methods and test procedures - Coating strippability
Project Number 13814
Abstract/Scope Establishes uniform requirements for coating strippability. This test quantifies the force required to mechanically remove the protective coating from optical fibres along their longitudinal axis. The test is for fibres having polymeric coatings (or tight buffered) with nominal diameters in the range of 250 to 900 microns.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2003-12-23
Current Stage code deadline 2004-11-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/SC 86A
Reference Document IEC 60793-1-32:2001 (MOD)
ICS 33.180.10 - Fibres and cables
Keywords Optical fibre; Coating; Strippability; Measurement; Test
Note Supersedes subclause 3.9 of EN 188000:1992 * Merged with AA (pr=15148) * Superseded by EN 60793-1-32:2010
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6060 2003-12-23 2004-11-01 export to doc file  EN  FR
5099 2003-11-01 2004-03-01  
5061 2001-08-28 2001-10-01  
5020 2001-02-23 2001-04-27  
4099 2001-02-20 2001-02-23  
4020 2000-04-21 2000-10-02  
3099 2000-04-17 2000-04-21  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2003-11-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2003-12-23
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2004-05-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2004-11-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2006-11-01


Supersedes EN 188000:1992
Superseded by EN 60793-1-32:2010
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(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

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(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.