GTB50™ GTB50™ is a trademark of Berry Global, Inc. or one of its affiliates

Non-conductive water blocking yarn, for longitudinal water blocking of small gaps inside cables and easy to process.

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Telecom Cable

  • Easy
    Processing
  • Excellent
    Water Absorption
  • Small
    Diameter Solution

Product Information

GTB50™

Applications

  • Longitudinal water blocking in fiber optic buffer tubes
  • General water blocking of small diameter telecom cables

Characteristics

Colour

Various colours
available

Traverse Wound Spool

Availability Yes No

Type of cable

Water Blocking Yarns

Properties

Non Conductive

Typical Properties (T = 23ºC - RH = 50%)

Description GTB50™ Test Method
Mass per Unit Length (g/100m) 20 ISO-2060
Tensile Strength (N/cm) 25 ISO-2062
Elongation (%) 14 ISO-2062
Absorption Speed (ml/g) 25 GTEST22***
Absorption Capacity (ml/g) 35 GTEST22***
Maximum Processing Temp. (°C) 230 GTEST12***
Maximum Service Temp. (°C) 150 IEC-216
Approximate Dry Diameter (mm) 0.6 GTEST23***

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