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Each industry has a corresponding test standard, this article will lead you to a series of equipment needed for testing fiber optic cable, let’s take a look

The complete set of mechanical performance test equipment for optical cable includes:

I. Microcomputer controlled cable tensile testing machine

II. Fiber optic cable flattening tester

III. Optical cable crush testing machine

IV. Optical cable repeated bend testing machine

V. Optical cable torsion testing machine

VI. Optical cable bending testing machine

VII. Optical cable water penetration testing machine

VIII.High and low-temperature alternating heat and humidity testing machine

IX. Vertical burning testing machine

Each test equipment is controlled by a microcomputer, which can be operated in a single function or connected to a computer through a communication port to realize remote full-function control operation of the computer.

The following testing equipment must comply with the IEC60794-1-2 test standard

I. Microcomputer controlled cable tensile testing machine

microcomputer controlled cable tensile testing machine 1

(1) .Application:

This equipment is suitable for testing the tensile properties of optical cables within the specified tensile load (usually the load allowed during installation), is determining the attenuation variation of the fiber in the cable, the strain of the fiber, and/or the strain and a tensile load of the cable. Functional relationship.

(2). Feature:

This equipment adopts computer control, servo motor drive, precision ball screw drive loading, precision load sensor signal measurement. The utility model has the characteristics of stable loading, accurate measurement, rapid control response, various control modes, convenient and accurate digital calibration of load and elongation, full load protection, and position protection.

(3). Technical parameter:

1) Product model: GLW-50/GLW-100

2) Maximum test force: 50kN/100kN

3) Force measurement range: (1% to 100%) F.S.

4) Force resolution: ± 250,000 yards, the whole process is not divided, the resolution is unchanged

5) Force indication accuracy: ±0.5%

6) Force retention time: no less than 3 hours, can be set arbitrarily

7) Relative load error: ±0.5%

8) Deformation measurement gauge length: 1000mm

9) Deformation measurement range: (0~50) mm

10) Deformation resolution: 0.001mm

11) Deformation indication accuracy: ±0.5%

12) Displacement display resolution: 0.001mm

13) Displacement control resolution: 0.000015mm

14) Displacement indication accuracy: ±0.5%

15) Displacement rate adjustment range: (0.01 ~ 500) mm / min, arbitrarily set

16) Relative error of displacement rate: ±0.5%

17) Stretching space: 25m

18) Effective stretching stroke: 1000mm

19) Maximum diameter of the clampable cable: 30mm

20) Chuck diameter: determined according to the diameter of the tested cable sample according to relevant national standards

21) Weight: 3500kg

(4) Installation requirement

1) Main power supply: single-phase, AC220V ± 10%, 50 ~ 60Hz, 2kW.

2) Computer power supply: single-phase, AC220V ± 10%, 50 ~ 60Hz, 0.5kW.

3) Installed on a stable foundation with a level of ≤0.2/1000 and a space of no less than 1 meter.

4) Ambient temperature: 25 ° C ± 10 ° C, humidity: ≤ 80% without condensation.

5) No vibration or non-corrosive medium in the room.

II. Fiber optic cable flattening tester

optical cable impact testing machine

(1) Application:

This equipment is suitable for testing the ability of the cable to withstand flattening. By applying the flattening force, the fiber is not broken for the qualified cable. The attenuation of the fiber does not exceed the value specified in the detailed specification of the cable, and the cable sheath does not crack.

(2) Features:

This equipment adopts computer control, servo motor drive, precision ball screw drive loading, precision load sensor signal measurement. The utility model has the advantages of stable loading, accurate measurement, rapid control response, various control modes, and can realize the digital calibration of the load conveniently and accurately, and has the characteristics of full load protection and position protection.

(3) Technical parameter:

1) Product Name: GYW-10

2) Maximum test force: 10kN

3) Force measurement range: (1% to 100%) F.S.

4) Force resolution: ± 250,000 yards, the whole process is not divided, the resolution is unchanged

5) Force indication accuracy: ±0.5%

6) Force retention time: no less than 3 hours, can be set arbitrarily

7) Relative load error: ±0.5%

8) Displacement display resolution: 0.001mm

9) Displacement control resolution: 0.00002mm

10) Displacement indication accuracy: ±0.5%

11) Displacement rate adjustment range: (0.01 ~ 500) mm / min, arbitrarily set

12) Relative error of displacement rate: ±0.5%

13) Test effective stroke: 200mm

14) Pressure seat, indenter: (100 × 100) mm, hardness HB240 ~ 280

15) Maximum diameter of the clampable cable: 30mm

16) Weight: 180kg

(4) Installation requirement

1) Power supply: single-phase, AC220V ± 10%, 50 ~ 60Hz, 0.8kW.

2) Computer power supply: single-phase, AC220V ± 10%, 50 ~ 60Hz, 0.5kW.

3) Installed on a stable foundation with a level of ≤0.2/1000 and a space of not less than 1 meter.

4) Ambient temperature: 25 ° C ± 10 ° C, humidity: ≤ 80% without condensation.

5) No vibration or non-corrosive medium in the room.

III. Optical cable crush testing machine

optical cable crush testing machine

(1) Application:

This equipment is suitable for testing the ability of the cable to withstand impact. By applying the impact force, the fiber is not broken for the qualified cable. The attenuation of the fiber does not exceed the value specified in the detailed specification of the cable product, and the cable sheath is not cracked.

(2) Features:

The device adopts a man-machine interface and PLC control. The TFT true color screen displays test parameters and test data. The impact height is adjustable. Different weight frames are configured to meet the impact test of the butterfly-shaped cable and other optical cables. Inorganic speed regulation, beautiful appearance, stable performance, simple operation, and safe use.

(3) Technical parameter:

1) Product model: GCJ-1000

2) Impact height: 1000mm

3) Impact speed: (10~20) times/minute, arbitrarily set

4) Number of impacts: 1~9999, arbitrarily set

5) Ordinary cable impact head bracket weight: 0.45kg

6) Butterfly cable impact head bracket weight: 0.1kg

7) Cable impact surface radius: 12.5mm

8) Weight: 0.5kg × 5, 0.05kg × 1

9) The test can be started independently by a single machine, or the test can be started by a computer remote control. The number of impacts is automatically recorded and automatically stopped after the test ends.

10) Weight: 150kg

(4) Installation requirement:

1) Power supply: single phase, AC220V ± 10%, 50 ~ 60Hz, 0.8kW.

2) Installed on a stable foundation with a level of ≤0.5/1000 and a space of not 

less than 1 meter.

3) Ambient temperature: 25 ° C ± 10 ° C, humidity: ≤ 80% without condensation.

4) No vibration or non-corrosive medium in the room.

IV. Optical cable repeated bend testing machine

optical cable repeated bend testing machine

(1) Application:

This equipment is suitable for testing the ability of the cable to withstand repeated bending. By applying repeated bending force, the fiber does not break for the qualified cable. The attenuation of the fiber does not exceed the value specified in the detailed specification of the cable product, and the cable sheath does not crack.

(2) Features:

The device adopts a man-machine interface and PLC control. The TFT true color 

the screen displays test parameters and test data. The position of the cable on the swing arm is adjustable. Different weights and curved wheels with different bending radii are configured to meet the butterfly of the access network. The repeated bending test machine for introducing optical cables and other optical cables has the speed of inorganic speed regulation, beautiful appearance, stable performance, simple operation, and safe use.

(3) Technical parameter:

1) Product model: GWQ-90

2) Repeated bending angle: ±90°

3) Repeated bending speed: (10 ~ 30) times/minute, arbitrarily set

4) Repeated bending times: 1 to 9999, arbitrarily set

5) Weight bracket: 5kg

6) Weight: 5kg × 4, 2.5kg × 1, 1.0 kg × 1

7) Bending wheel radius: 75mm, 100mm, 150mm (replace according to test requirements)

8) Distance between cable clamp and disc cutting point: 250mm, 500mm, 1000mm, (can be adjusted by itself)

9) The test can be started independently by a single machine, or the test can be started by a computer remote control. The number of repeated bending times is automatically recorded, and the test is automatically stopped after the test ends.

10) Weight: 600kg

(4) Installation requirement:

1) Power supply: single phase, AC220V ± 10%, 50 ~ 60Hz, 0.8kW.

2) Install on a stable foundation with a space of not less than 1 meter.

3) Ambient temperature: 25 ° C ± 10 ° C, humidity: ≤ 80% without condensation.

4) No vibration or non-corrosive medium in the room.

V. Optical cable torsion testing machine(Suitable for outdoor optical cable)

optical cable torsion testing machine

(1) Application:

The device is suitable for testing the ability of the cable to withstand mechanical torsion. By applying the forward and reverse torsional force, the fiber does not break for the qualified cable, and the attenuation of the fiber does not exceed the value specified in the detailed specification of the cable product, and the cable sheath does not crack. The cable core member is not damaged.

(2) Feature:

This equipment adopts a man-machine interface and PLC control. TFT true color screen displays test parameters and test data, and different weights and different jackets are provided to meet the torsion test of butterfly-shaped cable and other optical cables for the access network. Speed regulation, beautiful appearance, stable performance, simple operation, and safe use.

(3) Technical parameter:

1) Product model: GNZ-1000

2) Maximum twist length: 1000mm

3) Torsion angle: ±90°, ±180°, ±360° optional

4) Torsing speed: (5~30) times/min (when the speed is ±180°), arbitrarily set

5) Number of twists: 1~9999, arbitrarily set

6) Weight: 5kg × 5, 2.5kg × 1, a total of 6

7) The test can be started independently by a single machine, or the test can be started by a computer remote control, the number of twists is automatically recorded, and the test is automatically stopped after the test ends.

8) Weight: 600kg

(4) Installation requirement:

1) Power supply: single phase, AC220V ± 10%, 50 ~ 60Hz, 1.5kW.

2) Install on a stable foundation with a space of not less than 1 meter.

3) Ambient temperature: 25 ° C ± 10 ° C, humidity: ≤ 80% without condensation.

4) No vibration or non-corrosive medium in the room.

VI. Optical cable bending testing machine

optical cable bending testing machine

(1) Application:

This equipment is suitable for testing the ability of optical cables (such as elevator cables) to withstand repeated bending during operation. By applying repeated bending force, the fiber is required to be broken for qualified optical cables, and the attenuation of the optical fibers does not exceed the values ​​specified in the detailed specifications of the optical cable products. The cable sheath is not cracked, and the cable core member is not damaged.

(2) Features:

The device adopts a man-machine interface and PLC control. TFT true color screen displays test parameters and test data, speed inorganic speed regulation, beautiful appearance, stable performance, simple operation, and safe use.

(3) Technical parameter:

1) Product model: GQR-1000

2) Curved stroke: 1000mm

3) Flexing movement speed: (100 ~ 350) mm / s, arbitrarily set

4) The number of flexing times: 1~9999, any setting

5) Weight bracket weight: 5kg × 2

6) Weight of the hammer: Two groups of weights, each set includes: 5kg × 4, 2.5kg × 1, 1.0 kg × 1

7) Pulley diameter: 200mm, 250mm, 300mm

8) The test can be started independently by a single machine, or the test can be started by a computer remote control. The number of times of flexing is automatically recorded, and the test is automatically stopped after the test ends.

9) Weight: 900kg

(4) Installation requirement:

1) Power supply: single phase, AC220V ± 10%, 50 ~ 60Hz, 0.8kW.

2) Install on a stable foundation with a space of not less than 1 meter.

3) Ambient temperature: 25 ° C ± 10 ° C, humidity: ≤ 80% without condensation.

4) No vibration or non-corrosive medium in the room.

VII. Optical cable water penetration testing machine

optical cable water penetration testing machine

(1) Application:

This instrument is suitable for testing the ability of continuous water-blocking cables to prevent water from migrating along the specified length within the cable.

(2) Features:

The water tank of the instrument is welded by stainless steel plate, and the water column is supported by a plexiglass tube. The rust prevention and water level are easy to observe.

(3) Technical parameter:

1) Product model: GSS-1000

2) Water column height: 1000mm

3) Cable connector: 8

4) Weight: 50kg

VIII.High and low-temperature alternating heat and humidity testing machine

high and low temperature alternating heat and humidity testing machine

(1). Technical parameter:

Inner box size: 500 × 600 × 750 (deep × width × height) mm

Temperature range: -60 ° C ~ +150 ° C

Temperature fluctuation: ≤±0.5°C

Temperature uniformity: ≤ ± 2 ° C

Cooling rate: 1 ~ 1.5 ° C / min (no load)

Heating rate: 2 ~ 3 ° C / min (no load)

Noise (dB): ≤ 65

Power supply: AC380V 50Hz

(2) .Machine specification

1) The cabinet is made of numerical control equipment, with advanced technology, smooth lines and a beautiful appearance.

2) The inner box material is 1.2mm thick 304SUS high-grade stainless steel wire drawing board, and the outer box material is 1.5mm thick high-quality cold-rolled steel plate electrostatic spraying

3) The insulation material between the inner box and the outer box is high-quality super-fine glass fiber insulation cotton, and the temperature isolation effect is good. The door frame connection between the inner box and the outer box is a glass-reinforced steel connection frame, and the connection effect is good even at -80 ° C. In case, there is no sweating outside the box.

4) Imported sealing material and unique silicone sealing structure between the door and door frame, good sealing and aging resistance

5) The air duct in the box adopts a double circulation system, which consists of two long shaft axial flow fans, two stainless steel multi-wing centrifugal wind wheels, and circulating air ducts. The temperature in the upper and lower air inlet boxes is even, which improves the airflow. , heating and cooling capabilities, greatly improving the temperature uniformity of the test chamber

6) Finned heater for the heater, fast heating, and long life

7) An insulated glass window with anti-condensation conductive film and high-temperature and low-temperature lighting device can be used to clearly observe the internal test items.

(3) . Cooling system

1) Adopting the 100-year “Tai Kang” fully enclosed refrigeration compressor unit, each unit has been monitored by the European “Tai Kang” computer network and has anti-counterfeiting code, which can be searched by computer.

2) Refrigeration compressor: In order to ensure 

the requirements of the test chamber for the cooling rate and the minimum temperature, the test chamber adopts a two-stage cascade refrigeration system. The cascade system includes a high-pressure refrigeration cycle and a low-pressure refrigeration cycle. The container is an evaporative condenser, and the function of the evaporating condenser is to use the low-pressure circulating evaporator as a condenser for high-pressure circulation.

3) The design of the refrigeration system should have energy regulation technology. An effective treatment method can ensure the effective adjustment of the energy consumption and cooling capacity of the refrigeration system under the normal operation of the refrigeration unit so that the refrigeration system The operating costs and failure rates have dropped to a more economical state.

4) Refrigeration aids: air-cooled coil condensers, fin-type multi-stage evaporators, main refrigeration accessories, and control devices are imported, such as Danish “Danfoss” thermal expansion valve, the United States “Ai Gao” dry filter Italy; 

“Casto” solenoid valve;

5) Refrigerant: Refrigerant 404A (low pressure cycle), R23 (high pressure cycle)

6) Cooling method: air cooling

(4) . Measurement and control system

1). This device adopts a color screen LCD display touch screen programmable temperature, controller

1.1 Controller adopts full Chinese menu operation mode

1.2 The minimum display resolution is 0.01 °C.

1.3 Operation mode: setting and program running

1.4 Control mode: continuous PID control

1.5 can set the curve no less than 30 program curves, each curve can be set up to no less than 800 steps, can connect no less than 6 programs at a time, can make no less than 10 connections at most, a single program can do No more than 999 repeated tests.

1.6 The power-off recovery setting can be set, including the program, is terminated after power-off, and the program runs continuously from power-off after power-off.

1.7 Real-time display of program running time, number of segments, remaining time, number of repetitions: display test data, including set temperature, measured temperature, total running time, segment running time, segment remaining time, heating status, calendar time, etc.; Direct digital display.

1.8 When setting up the program, you can write the program name for easy searching.

1.9 When a fault occurs, the LCD touch screen of the controller can display the fault number that appears, and the user can conveniently find the cause of the fault according to the fault number.

1.10 has a variety of alarm function options, including absolute value alarm, deviation alarm, and so on.

1.11 need to have a human-machine dialogue function, can expand its function through standard configuration RS232 communication interface, realize remote monitoring of equipment, an optional network interface (LAN)

1.12 Program jump and connection operation.

1.13 controller has multiple sets of PID parameters, which can be divided into multiple sets of PIDs to control the whole temperature range and humidity range. The best control effect can be obtained within the temperature control range of the equipment without having to self-control each temperature control point. Tuning or manual PID parameter adjustment.

1.14 The control system uses a solid-state relay zero-crossing trigger to reduce noise, reduce pollution, facilitate maintenance, and improve control accuracy.

1.15 Safety protection measures shall be provided in the control system, including phase loss protection, phase sequence error protection, phase voltage imbalance protection, fan overload protection, over-temperature, power failure protection, unit high and low voltage protection, unit overload protection, unit Over temperature protection, leakage, and other protection. When any of the protection functions are implemented, the operation panel will display the alarming number on the LCD display to inform the user what kind of fault occurred and cut off the power of the main circuit. After the fault is removed, the device can be started.

1.16 The control system shall be provided with a user-friendly operation panel. Except for the operation buttons of the power supply and lighting, other operations need only be set in the controller.

1.17 Multiple process curves can be stored in the control in advance, and only need to be called when needed, without having to set it again.

1.18 In addition to the main controller, a separate over-temperature protector is installed in the system. Even if the main controller fails, the over-temperature protector can reliably disconnect the heating power supply to protect the safety of the equipment and the sample.

1.19 There is an interlocking device in the electrical control system. When the circulating fan is not started or overloaded, the refrigeration unit and the heating system cannot be started. When the unit is under high pressure, ultra-low pressure, and overload, the refrigeration unit will be prohibited.

1.20 has a PID self-tuning function, even if the operator is not familiar with the PID parameters, as long as the operator starts the controller self-tuning, the best effect at the current set temperature can be obtained.

1.21 There are two modes of setting and program selection, users can choose differently 

operating modes according to different processes.

1.22 Program settings have two events, temperature and time. The user can set different alarm temperatures in different temperature segments according to the requirements of the process. In addition, the user can also set whether to turn the cooling on or off in different temperature zones in order to reduce the wear and energy saving of the refrigeration unit.

 2). The sensor is a Class A Pt100 platinum resistance sensor with high precision and accuracy.

(5). electrical control system

1) AC contactor and thermal relay adopt French “Schneider”, reliable quality

2) Solid-state relay is “Schneider” brand

3) Other components are domestic famous brands “Delixi”

4) The circuit design is novel and easy to operate

5) The right side of the box is an electric control cabinet, which is convenient for inspection and maintenance.

(6). accessories

1) Install φ50mm test cable hole on the left side of the box for customers to conduct power test

2) There are 2 movable sample holders in the box, which can adjust the height at will.

(7). security protection system

1) Over temperature alarm

2) Leakage protection

3) Under phase loss protection

4) Overcurrent protection

5) Fast fuse

6) Compressor high and low voltage protection

7) Compressor overheat protection

8) Compressor overcurrent protection

9) Line fuses and fully sheathed terminals

10) Grounding protection

IX. Vertical burning testing machine

vertical burning testing machine

  Used to detect the burning properties of textiles. The stainless steel test box is equipped with a glass observation window that automatically counts from the start of the sample combustion to the nearest 0.1 s. The ignition time can be set freely. The current 45-degree combustion tester is widely used in the textile and materials industries and is also very high in frequency. In long-term use, such wear and tear are inevitable, so regular maintenance is required.

(1). characteristics

With three burners and variable size combustion chamber

(2). Features

1)Stainless steel case with transparent side window

2)Bunsen burner flame, in accordance with ASTM D5025

3)Ignition time can be set freely

4)Timer accuracy is 0.1 second

5)Standard stainless steel sample holder

6)Can be adapted to different standards by replacing different sample holders

Automatically move the Bunsen burner mode, no time difference during ignition and extinction

A. The resistance wire is ignited.

B. Three burners and variable-size combustion chambers can be selected according to different tests.

C. The burner is automatically timed.

D. ignition time 0 ~ 99.99 seconds arbitrarily set, continuous burning time, flame retardant time are automatically recorded digital display.

E. The flame height can be adjusted and the flame temperature measuring device can be configured.

F. “push-pull” sample rack fixture

(3). Technical parameter

1)sample size: textile: 300mm × 80mm

2)the mobile motor consumption of the burner: 10W

3)igniter timing: 0 ~ 99.99 seconds arbitrarily set, (standard 12 seconds)

4)continuous burning time and flame retardant time timer: 0 ~ 99.99 seconds, accuracy: ± 0.01 seconds

5)flame height measuring device: the ruler height is 40mm

6) the use of gas: propane or butane or petroleum liquefied gas

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