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SEction 5(b)
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION FOR OPTICAL FIBRE GROUNDWIRE (OPGW & OFAC)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 1.0 SCOPE OF WORK: 2.0 DEFINITIONS: 3.0 STANDARDS: 4.0 CLIMATIC CONDIITONS: 6.0. STRESS-STRAIN AND CREEP DATA: 7.0 TESTS: 8.0 INSPECTION: 9.0 RECOMMENDED SPARES: 10.0 QUALITY ASSURANCE PROCEDURE: 11.0 PERFORMANCE GUARANTEE: 12.0 DOCUMENTATION: 13.0 PACKING AND FORWARDING: 14.0 SCHEDULES: 75 76 77 79 88 88 92 93 93 94 94 96 99

5.0 GENERAL TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS OF OPGW, OFAC AND HARDWARE...79

15.0. INFORMATION TO BE FILLED INVARIABLY BY THE TENDERER:..................100 16.0 TECHNICAL PARAMETERS OF OPGW/OFAC: 100 16.0 ERECTION AND COMMISSIONING OF OPGW/OFAC.............................................101 ANNEXURE – I 104 TESTING PROCEDURE TO BE ADOPTED...........................................................................104 ANNEXURE-IA 108 ACCEPTANCE TESTS:...........................................................................................................108 ANNEXURE-II 109 SURFACE TREATMENT AND CORROSION PROTECTION..............................................109 ANNEXURE - III 115 GUARANTEED TECHNICAL PARTICULARS TO BE FILLED BY THE BIDDER.........115 ANNEXURE – IV 117 CLIMATIC CONDITIONS....................................................................................................117

SECTION – 5 (B)

(PAGE NO: 75) TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION FOR OPTICAL FIBRE GROUNDWIRE (OPGW & OFAC) 1.0 SCOPE OF WORK: The Scope of work includes the following: 1.1I) Design, manufacture, testing before dispatch, packing, supply and delivery, supply of the OPGW, OFAC, Hardware fittings, Joint boxes, FDP equipments as system in totality detailed in this specification. A) Fibre Optic Composite earth wire (OPGW) along with associated accessories and hardware like tension clamps, suspension clamps, vibration dampers etc required for stringing & erection of OPGW cable on the EHT line sections indicated below. 400 KV (Quad) DC line from Jaipuram TPP to 400kV SS Gajwel 163.613 km (New line erection, testing and commissioning) The Bidder can conduct a pre-survey before quoting the Bid, to ascertain the actual quantities of Hardware accessories required to confirm the type & locations at his own cost. The available line details are enclosed along with the specification. Any additional information required, it is bidder responsibility to conduct survey and get the details B) C) D) II) Shield wire jointing boxes suitable for splicing of OPGW-OPGW earth wires. Terminal jointing boxes suitable for splicing of OPGW earth wires and fibre optic approach cable. Optical Fibre approach cable (OFAC) along with associated hardware suitable for direct burial.

To provide supervision by staff from the OPGW, OFAC, Hardware accessories manufacturer (supplier) during installation of OPGW/OFAC and guidance at site to the contractor’s and purchasers engineers as detailed in clauses 20.0, 21.0 and 22.0 and the duration of supervision of installation works and splicing/termination will be finalized in consultation with the Purchaser. To provide supervision by staff from the OPGW/OFAC & Hardware accessories manufacturer (supplier) for the testing, commissioning and successfully putting into operation, the OPGW/OFAC system in totality. The tendered prices shall be exclusive of type test charges that shall be indicated separately. In case no charges for type test(s) are indicated then it will be considered that the tests required will be carried out at no cost to the purchaser. The tendered prices shall be inclusive of all acceptance test charges. The contractor shall be responsible for the following: i) The stringing of OPGW along with the associated hardware will be carried out on the EHT lines mentioned in para 1.0, Part-II of the specification by the different contractor under the guidance and supervision of the supplier of OPGW or his authorized representative. The laying of OFAC in the yard trench housing in suitable HDPE pipe along with the associated hardware will be carried out by the different contractor

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(PAGE NO: 76) under the guidance and supervision of the supplier of OFAC or his authorized representative in consultation with the Purchaser. iii) The splicing/jointing work for shield wire joint boxes shall be carried out by the different contractor under the supervision of OFAC supplier in association with Purchaser’s engineers. The splicing/jointing work for Terminal joint boxes shall be carried out by the different contractor under the supervision of OFAC supplier in association with Purchaser’s engineers. Interfacing with the Optical Line Terminal Equipment covered in different package for testing and commissioning of composite Fibre-optic communication system comprising of OPGW, OFAC and Optical Line Terminal equipment.

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1.3 At the commencement of work, on intimation from the contractor, the supplier shall depute his personnel site during which the supplier’s personnel will: i) Supervise the works of the contractor’s personnel and guide them in stringing/installation of OPGW/OFAC and associated hardware: ii) Perform the work of splicing/termination of the OPGW/OFAC in association with Purchaser’s Engineers. 1.3.1 1.3.2 The number of suppliers’ personnel and their categories to be mobilized for the work and period of supervision will be decided in consultation with the contractor and Purchaser. After the completion of work of each line on intimation from the purchaser, the supplier shall mobilize his personnel for checking, testing and commissioning of the OPGW/OFAC system. The number and categories of the supplier’s personnel required, for this purpose, will be decided in consultation with the Purchaser and contractor. If any problem is encountered during any stage of the work the Purchaser will request the services of supplier’s personnel and the supplier in such eventuality shall depute his personnel to the concerned site(s) promptly. ‘OPGW system’ means the OPGW with all hardware and accessories including vibration dampers and jointing boxes, fibric optic approach cable, tools, testing and measuring instruments, spares for the equipment and any other item (s)/equipment required for completeness of the system. The contractor shall transport and handover the removed conventional ground wire to APTRANSCO officials either at near by Sub-station or to the APTRANSCO stores. The bidder will not be paid any extra charges for loading, unloading and transport of the EQUIPMENT. `OPGW system’ means the OPGW with all hardware and accessories including vibration dampers and jointing boxes, fibre optic approach cable, tools, testing and measuring instruments, spares for the equipment and any other item(s) / equipment required for completeness of the system.

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2.0 DEFINITIONS: 2.1 2.2.1 2.2.2 `OPGW means’ an optical fibre unit embedded in the core or first layer of the ground wire, whose shield wire consists of one or more layers of Aluminum clad steel/Aluminum alloy wires. Optical wave guide fibres’ means the optical fibres embedded in the OPGW/OFAC which would serve as medium for the proposed optical communication system. `Termination joint box means’ outdoor box to terminate/splice the OPGW/OFAC-fibre optic approach cable in an organized manner. The box shall be located on the terminal gantries at each end of the lines.

2. Recommendations G-211-G653 (Study Group XV and EMBD) and G-654. Concentric Lay Stranded Aluminium Clad steel. Concentric Lay Stranded Aluminium Alloy 6201-781 Conductors. with heavy duty thermosetting jacketing and shall contain optical wave guide fibres. 2.3 `OFAC’ means Fibre Optic Approach Cable including all dielectric cables suitable for cable trench/buried duct installation. 2. Zinc Coated (Galvanised) steel Core wire for Aluminium conductors steel reinforced (ACSR).5 `The supplier’ means the manufacturer of the OPGW/OFAC cable selected by the bidder and nominated as such in his bid. supply and erection of OPGW system. Characteristics. 2.2.4 `Distribution Rack/Termination Box’ means the indoor rack/box for termination of the OFAC and connection to the OLTE. `The contractor’ means the contractor entrusted with the work of fabrication. Transmission Media.6 `The Bidder’ means the contractor prior to award of contract. Part-1: (1987) Generic Specification E1 – Tensile performance of optical fibre cable E3 – Crush strength test on optical fibre cable E6 – Bending test on optical fibre cable F1 – Temp cycling test on optical fibre cable F5 – longitudinal water tightness test on optical fibre cable Aluminium clad steel wire for electrical purpose.2. 3. International Electro technical Commission (IEC) IEC-50-(1975) IEC-793-1 IEC-794-1 International Electro technical Vocabulary Optical Fibres.2. The approach cable shall be installed between the terminal joint boxes suitable for OPGW and Fibre Distribution Frame installed at the substation. Cables. Hard Drawn Aluminium Clad Steel wire. performance and testing of the OPGW/OFAC and accessories shall confirm to the latest revisions.3 2. 2-International Analogue Carrier System. 4 IEC 1232 . Aluminium Alloy 6201-T 81 Wire for Electrical Purposes. B) 1 2 3 4 5 6 C) 1 2 3 American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) ASTM-A 153-82 ASTM-398 M-82 ASTM-B415-81 ASTM-B416-81 ASTM-B 399 M-82 ASTM-B 498M-83 Zinc coating (Hot Dip) on Iron and Steel Hardware.4 (PAGE NO: 77) Shield wire joint box means’ outdoor box to terminate / splice the OPGW/OPGW in an organized manner.1 STANDARDS: Unless otherwise specified elsewhere in this specification the rating. FASCICLE III. Part-1: Generic (1987) Specification Optical Fibre. of all relevant standards listed below: a) The International Telegraph and Telephone Consultative Committee (CCITT) Red Book (1984) – Volume-III.0 3. available at the time of placement of order.

two copies of such standards.(Part-1) IS 9708 1993 IS 2121-1981 (Part-1) IS 4759 1979 IS 4826 1968 IS 398 Reel and drum for bare conductors Metal fittings of insulators for overhead power lines with nominal voltage greater than 1000V General requirements and tests.S) GENERIC SPECIFICATION FOR FIBRE OPTIC CONNECTORS The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) IEEE 812-1984 IEEE 1138-1994 Indian Standards IS. in an authentic English translation. binding wires and tapes. In case .S) STANDARD OPTICAL WAVE GUIDE FIBRE (1984) MATERIAL CLASSES AND PREFERRED SIZES. if the language of the standards is other than English. N) CIGRE. 33 AND 28 DESCRIBING OPTICAL CONNECTORS. Definition of Terms. FIBRE OPTIC CONNECTOR TERMINOLOGY FIBRE OPTIC TEST PROCEDURES SERIES (FOTP. along with his offer. M) ISO 9002 QUALITY SYSTEM MODEL FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE IN PRODUCTION. J) CIGRE CENTRAL OFFICE DOCUMENT N0. INSTALLATION AND SERVICE. SPECIFICATIONS FOR FUSION SPLICES FOR OPTICAL FIBRE AND FUSION CABLES. 3. In such case the Bidder should submit.2 Material meeting with the stipulations of JIS or other equivalent standards. which ensure equal or better quality than the standards listed below shall also be acceptable. Stockbridge vibration dampers for overhead power lines Conductors and earth wire accessories for overhead power liens Armour rods. IEC-TC 86A COVERING DEVELOPMENT OF RECOMMENDATIONS FOR OPTICAL FIBRES AND CABLES.(PAGE NO: 78) D) 1 2 3 4 5 E) 1 2 F) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 G) Electronic Industries Association (EIA) RS-445 RS-458-A RS-440 (1978) RS-455 RS-475 (1961) FIBRE OPTIC TEST PROCEDURES SERIES (FOTP. H) IEC-874 PART 0. GUIDELINES ON OPTICAL FIBRE COMMUNICATION FOR POWER UTILITIES. Standard construction of composite fibre optic overhead ground wire (OPGW) for use on Electric utility power lines. PART-1 AND PART-2 COVERING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR OPTICAL DEMOUNTABLE CONNECTORS I) CIGRE CENTRAL OFFICE DOCUMENT 85 B (SEC) 135.1778 – 1980 IS 2486 1993. Hot Dip Zinc coatings on structural steel and other allied products Galvanized coatings on round steel wires Aluminium conductors for OHL purposes Standard Fibre Optics. K) CIGRE CENTRAL OFFICE DOCUMENT 86 N (SEC) 134 – SPECIFICATIONS FOR SPLICE ORGANIZERS AND ENCLOSURES FOR OPTICAL FIBRES AND CABLES.34. L) ISO 9001 OR BS 5750 – REQUIREMENT FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE PLAN.

1. 3. materials and services shall conform in all respects to high standards of engineering design and workmanship and shall be capable of performing in continuous commercial operation for a minimum anticipated life of 25 years in a manner acceptable to the purchaser who will interpret the meanings of drawings and specification and shall have the power to reject any work or material which in his judgement is not in accordance therewith. along with the offer. in the event of conflict between the stipulations of the standard adopted by the Bidder and the corresponding Indian Standard Specification. 5. the stipulations of the English translation. 5. OFAC AND It is not the intent to specify completely herein all the details of the design and construction of equipment or materials to be supplied or services to be rendered However the equipment. The details of calculations and methodology shall be furnished along with the bid. The tower schedules are enclosed to the specification to assess the optimum lengths of OPGW. the Bidder shall mention the standard(s) applicable to equipment / accessories / material offered by him and submit two (2) copes of the same. if the language of standard is other than English. standard OPGW lengths shall be about 3. Dual Window Single Mode (DWSM) optical fibres in confirmity with ITU-T recommendations G-654.4 km and the optimum economical length determined by him as per the tower schedules as per their methodology. shall prevail. 4. The equipment offered shall be complete with all components necessary for their effective and trouble free operation.0 CLIMATIC CONDIITONS: Climatic conditions are enclosed in ANNEXURE . 5. the stipulation of Indian Standard Specification shall prevail. taking the standard length of OPGW as 3.3 For the equipment/accessories/material for which no standards have been mentioned.IV 5. If stainless steel tube is used in contact with the AA or AS wires. b) The requirement of materials based on nominal cable factory length of 3.4 km.1 REQUIREMENTS OF OPGW. of OPGW is indicated in the schedule of requirements. The Bidder shall quote for the quantities as indicated in the schedule.4 Km. The fibres shall be embedded in a water tight aluminium/aluminium alloy (AA) wires. Further. in authentic English language. The Bidder shall offer OPGW containing 24 Nos. the Bidder shall furnish in his offer full details to establish that there will be no galvanic corrosion together . submitted by the Bidder. However the Bidder shall furnish the quantities of materials/equipment. However. The Bidder shall offer loose buffer type of OPGW. The length per drum shall include actual distances between specific towers plus allowances for sag plus height of tower plus additional lengths required for splicing and jointing.1 OPGW c) The communication system being established over the OPGW and associated accessories and hardware shall be integrated with the OLTE procured under different package….(PAGE NO: 79) of dispute.3.2 a) The bidder shall indicate the standard OPGW length offered by him along with maximum lengths that could be supplied by him. The equipment shall be in line with current practice for reliable and efficient functioning of the communication system.0 GENERAL TECHNICAL HARDWARE. Such components shall be deemed to be within the scope of supply of the Bidder irrespective of whether those are specifically brought out in this specification and/or the commercial order or not.3 5.

a fault current of 20 k A or more for 0.5 mm 68 to 70 kN 2.e. .) without exceeding the maximum allowable temperature of OPGW for short circuit duration as specified by the Bidder in Bidder’s guaranteed technical particulars taking OPGW temperature before short circuit as 53º C. The maximum impulse lightning current capability along with its duration for the OPGW shall be provided. 5. The bidder. measured in the core of OPGW shall not exceed 75% of the OPGW maximum rated temperature. 5.6 mm +/-0. 5.The properties of the metallic wires shall be in conformation with ASTM-415 and 416. the Bidder shall indicate weight per unit length of OPGW and physical length of optical fibres per unit length of OPGW. thunderstorm days per year) is 50.4 LIGHTNING PROTECTION: The isoceraunic value (i.(PAGE NO: 80) with test results and field performance reports.Mass(Kg/km) Modulus of elasticity (kg/Sq. The Bidder in his offer shall furnish technical data and test results of the effect of hydrogen on OPGW properties.C (not to exceed)Ohm/km Approx.5 500 1. shall be furnished by the Bidder. The temperature rise. Adjacent wire layers shall be stranded with reverse lay directions.3. The surface of the OPGW shall be free from all imperfections that are visible to the naked eye such as nicks.3.3. The direction of lay of the external layer shall be right hand. electrical and mechanical characteristics. The OPGW shall be used to provide lightning protection to the transmission line and shall withstand a lightning current of 200 k A (peak) without change in its characteristics.2 MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS OF OPGW CABLE The design of OPGW shall be similar to the galvanized stranded steel earthwire. Complete description of the metallic and fibre optic components together with cross-sectional drawings of OPGW offered. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Total cross sectional area ( Sq. The wires in each layer shall be evenly and closely stranded around the underlying wires or around the central core.5 REQUIREMENT OF METALLIC WIRES: The protective optic unit shall be surrounded by concentrically stranded metallic wires.3.32 min 13. indentations.5x 10 exp-6 Hydrozen absorbent optical core Metal Protction : Extruded aluminium tube Armour with: galvanized steel 5.933x10 exp 6 11.mm ) Overall diameter ( mm ) Minimum ultimate tensile stength (kN) D. excess of lubricants etc. In addition to physical. The requirements are given under. resistance at 20 deg.cm): Co-efficient of linear expansion: (per deg C) Structure (Single Layer) Protection 145.1 second (short circuit dissipation power equal to 40 KA Sq. in the offer.C.3 TEMPERATURE RISE The OPGW shall with stand without change in its characteristics. Also the OPGW performance under impulse and consequent occurring sustained current due to lightning shall be fully ensured and necessary adequate documents in support attached with the bid.sec. shall indicate maximum rated temperature of the fibres in the OPGW offered by him.

FASCICLE III. Of Fibres in OPGW Mode Buffer type Buffer tube diameter Buffer tube material No. MINIMUM BENDING RADIUS: The Bidder shall specify the minimum allowable radius of bending for OPGW under all temperature conditions for all long term and short term applications.(PAGE NO: 81) For Aluminium clad steel wires. green blue and natural Moisture proof & Hydrozen adherent jelly 1 Tapes 8.7.3.5 µm (± 0.5 ps/ (nm x km) 1288 – 1339 nm 5.652 D ≥ 0.69 Gpa @ 1310 nm ≤ 0.2 mm PBT 4 6 Red.1360 nm 1300 to 1324 nm 0. Recommendations G. 2 –International Analogue Carrier System. Characteristics. of buffer tubes No.7 OPTICAL FIBRES.2 ps / kMˆ ½ Zero Dispersion Wavelength Zero Dispersion slope Polarisation mode .6 to 9.35 dB/km @ 1550 nm ≤ 0.21 dB/km 18 ps/ (nm x km) @ 1550 nm 3. 5. 5. Of fibres per tube Identification/numbering of individual tubes No.6 µm) 125. Transmission Media.0 µm (± 1 µm) ≤ 0.1 The single mode optical fibres shall have characteristics in accordance with the International Telegraph and Telephone Consultative Committee (CCITT) .6.6 µm ≤ 1% ≤ 1260 mm As per G.3.3.3 ps/ (nm x km) 1271 . the Aluminium covering on each individual steel wire shall be continuous and uniform and shall provide sufficiently strong bonding strength at the boundary between Aluminium layer and steel core.092 ps/(nm2 x km) maximum ≤ 0.211 .Red Book (1984) – VolumeIII. G. 5.653 (Study Group XV and EMBD) and G-654 or equivalent standards with the following preferred sizes: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 Make & Model No.G-652D. Of empty tubes ( if 1 any) Filling material Strength members Binding yarn/tape Mode Field Diameter Cladding Diameter Mode field concentricity error Cladding non-circularity Cable cut-off Wave length λ cc 1550 mm loss performance Proof Test Level Attenuation Coefficient Chromatic Dispersion Maximum: 24 DW-SM Loose 2.

05 dB.5 dB/connector x no. The fibre lengths in each reel shall be continuous.C shall be less than 0. The fibre attenuation characteristics specified in table 2-1 (a) shall be “guaranteed“ fibre attenuation of any & every fibre reel. The attenuation of the fibre shall be distributed uniformly throughout its length such that there are no point discontinuities in excess of 0. The Bidder shall offer the typical attenuation spectral curves in the 1200 nm to 1600 nm wave length range. There shall be no measurable increase in the fibre attenuation after normalcy is restored.2.5 dB/connector x no of connectors Maximum attenuation @ 1310 nm: 0. C.05 dB (-600C .35 dB/kM + 0. Of connectors.05 db/km. The attenuation of the fibres embedded in the OPGW shall be distributed uniformly throughout its length so that there are no point discontinuities in excess of 0. The Bidder shall indicate index of refraction of the fibre core and cladding at 1550 nm and the effective group refractive index for use with optical time domain reflectometer (OTDR). C) shall be less than 0. The offered single mode fibre shall be at dispersion minimized at a wavelength around 1550 nm for use in 1550 nm window. The attenuation coefficient between 1285 nm and 1330 nm shall not exceed the attenuation coefficient at 1310 nm by more than 0. temperature rise on account of short circuit current shall be less than 0.3.05 dB @ 1550 nm (32 ± 0. No splice of fibre within a reel of OPGW shall be accepted.05 dB/splice x no of splices + 0.5 db compared to the initial value measured before winding.3. The optical wave guide fibres shall be completely protected from water penetration and environmental conditions.C to + 80 deg.(PAGE NO: 82) Dispersion coefficient Temperature Dependence Bend performance Induced attenuation ≤ 0.8 ATTENUATION The attenuation coefficient for wavelengths between 1525 nm and 1575 nm shall not exceed the attenuation coefficient at 1550 nm by more than 0.22 db/km. The individually coated optical fibre (s) shall be surrounded by a buffer for protection from physcial damage during .5 mm radius mandrel and measured at 1550 nm at +20 deg. Of splices + 0.50 dB 5.05 dB. 5. Attenuation Rise ≤ 0. The additional temporary attenuation compared to the initial value measured at + 20 deg. Attenuation Rise ≤ 0. The above increase in attenuation shall be only temporary.10 dB.21 dB/kM x total kM + 0. The maximum attenuation coefficient of any individual fibre shall not exceed 0. The additional attenuation introduced for 100 turns of uncabled optical fibres (loosely wound) with 37.9 Buffer Table Loose tube construction shall be implemented.7.05 dB/splice x no.5 mm dia Mandrel. C due to i) ii) temperature cycling (-20 deg.+ 850C @ 1310 nm (75 ± 2 mm dia Mandrel).22 db/km in the 1550 nm region at 20 deg. 100 turns. 1 turn. The overall optical fibre path attenuation shall not be more than calculated below: Maximum attenuation @ 1550 nm: 0. 5.3.05 db.

temperature variation.3.3. 5. The filling compound shall be non-hygroscopic. The bidder shall submit the ageing characteristics of the offered optic fibres. The original colour shall be discemible throughout the design life of the OPGW. if required to be used for cleaning fibre coating residues. homogenous and free from any metallic or .3. installation and operation of the cable. The coating material shall be indicated by the bidder. The Bidder shall submit a certificate or test data to guarantee the maximum rated temperature of the fibres. In order to prevent damage to optical fibre the optical fibre shall be suitably coated. Buffer tubes shall be filled with a water – blocking gel. indicating the figures of the dispersion slopes at 1300 / 1500 / 1600 nm operational wavelengths. He shall also recommend non-toxic and non-allergic solvents. 5. The colour shall not be erased when handled during splicing. Ageing shall not cause increase of the nominal optical attenuation at ambient temp.05db/splice. The colour should not bleed from one fibre to the other and not fade when wiping the fibre with acetone or alcohol. The fibre coating shall be easily strippable during splicing and termination with a mechanical stripping tool. Stripping shall not induce any mechanical stress or notches that could weaken the optical fibre. The chemical composition of the fibres shall be specifically designed to minimize the effect of hydrogen on the transmission properties. The colour shall be integrated in the fibre coating and shall be homogeneous.12 FILLING OF OPGW (Filling compound): The loose buffer type OPGW shall be offered and the interstices between the optical fibres shall be filled with a suitable water proof compound if required. The Bidder shall describe composition and thickness of each layer of coating used for protection of fibres. At 1550 nm by more than 0.11 FIBRE IDENTIFICAITON: Each optical fibre for identification shall be colour coded corresponding to sequential numbering. 5. He shall also indicate supply source of fibres. The coating provided must guarantee a sufficient mechanical protection while splicing optical fibres. repair splices. The total additional attenuation above the nominal attenuation due to regular splices. The number of coatings shall be as per design of OPGW. 5.1 FIBRE COATING: The fibre core and cladding shall consist of silica (Si02) glass.10 FIBRE MATERIAL: The fibre shall be manufactured from high grade silica and doped as necessary to provide required transmission performance.11 CHROMATIC DISPERSION: In addition the bidder / Contractor / Supplier shall provide a representative curve of the chromatic dispersion per 1300 / 1500 / 1600 nm operating window.3. The fibres shall be heat resistant. If the fibres are regrouped in bundles or in tubes the later shall be coloured according to a determined code.3.3.(PAGE NO: 83) fabrication. connectors. electrically non-conductive.10 FIBRE SPLICE LOSS: The splicing loss of any two fibres in any case shall not exceed 0. ageing etc.10.The colours and numbering shall be in accordance with relevant International / Indian Standards in vogue. shall be indicated by the Bidder. 5. Each fibre unit shall be individually identifiable utilising colour coding.05 db/km of fibre over a period of 25 years. The Bidder shall recommend the required special tools and methods of unsheathing and stripping of fibres. 5. The fibre coating and buffer shall be strippable for splicing and termination.

Under the normal operating conditions. The Bidder in his offer shall indicate the filling compound material and recommend solvent for removal of the filling compound. The Bidder shall indicate in his offer all electrical and mechanical characteristics of the Tube and shall furnish fatigue test results performed on the tube. All the specification of the fibre will be same as fibre specifications mentioned under OPGW. sheave pulling at minimum/maximum temperature and maximum operating tension the tube shall not open.(PAGE NO: 84) foreign particles. The compound shall no induce radial compression. fibre support/bedding structure. Anti-moisture penetration. The core tube shall be made of Aluminium. 5. The tube shall have sufficient resistance in order to protect the optical fibres against radial compression transmitted by the metallic wires of the external layers. Fire retardant and no acid gas evolution. iii. Resistance to ultra-violet deterioration.1 i. notches. and shall inhibit generation of hydrogen within the OPGW. The cable sheathing shall have additive to prevent rodent attack. The fibre optic approach cable shall be entirely suitable for laying in HDPE pipe in the cable ducts and on cable trays. that is continuous.C in continuous operation. It shall not adversely affect the colour of fibres and shall be non-toxic for the skin and readily removable with an appropriate solvent that is non-toxic and non-allergic. it may come in contact with. shall be contained and protected by a tube. without smudges.C to + 80 deg.1 Installation.0 milli meters and shall meet the following requirements. including Aeolian vibrations.3.4 FIBRE OPTIC APPROACH CABLE: Loose buffer type Optical Fibre Approach Cable (OFAC) of 24 Nos. The compound shall be compatible with all the OPGW components. It shall prevent longitudinal propagation of moisture in compliance with water penetration test as per IEC-794-1-F5. fissure and shall not be deformed. Aluminium Alloy or stainless steel and shall protect the Optic Fibres from mechanical and thermal loadings.1.4. The filling compound shall remain stable for temperature variations from – 20 deg. iv. residues or roughness that may affect the optical fibres or their sheathing. armouring and over all impervious jacket. The . There shall be spare HDPE pipes for the OFAC’s to be decided by the Purchaser. 5. Installation in cable trenches and on cable trays. fully sealed.13 REQUIREMENTS OF CORE PROTECTION TUBE: The OPGW shall be of tube core construction. It shall not drip or leak from OPGW at high temperatures and also under momentary increase of high temperatures due to lightning strokes and short circuit currents. The fibre optic approach cable shall have a minimum outer jacket thickness of 3.4. water tight and without mechanical joints. including the optical fibres. 5. The cable shall comprise of a tensile strength member. No tube joints shall be allowed in finished OPGW. The internal surfaces of the tube shall be smooth. core wrap/bedding. The compound shall guarantee the longitudinal water tightness of the central core. Dual window single mode optical fibres may be offered. Each OFAC shall be pulled in HDPE pipe of 40 mm diameter and required thickness (mm) placed in cable trench (separate trays for OFAC’s). The internal and external surfaces of the tube shall be circular and the tube thickness shall be constant. No intermediate joints shall be permitted in any run of approach cable between its two termination points. ii. mocrobending or shear on the fibres at the specified extreme temperatures. The optical core. The pulling instructions and minimum bending radius shall be indicated by the bidder. 5.

The supply of the HDPE pipe is the OFAC contractors responsibility. terminal boxes and flexible corrugated tubes are an integral part of the scope of supply of the OPGW/OFAC manufacturer. The aluminium alloy retaining rods shall be used. At splice locations the OPGW shall be coiled on the tower close to the splice box. The supply and burial of the pipe is the responsibility of the contractor.4.7. On the optical equipment side. The suspension clamp shall have a breaking strength of not less than 25 KN and shall have slip strength of 12 to 17 KN. The clamp shall have two parallel grooves for the OPGW. The tower attachment plates shall locate the OPGW on the inside of the tower It shall be attached directly to tower legs/cross arm without drilling or any other modification to the tower. terminal box and of the tubing offered shall be provided with the bid.2 PIGTAIL CORDS: The pigtail cords will be used for the interconnections of the approach cables with the respective optical terminal equipment. SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY .7 ASSOCIATED HARDWARE FOR OPGW: Preformed Armour grip suspension clamp shall be supplied.2 Burial. The clamps shall be such that clamping characteristics do not adversely change if only one OPGW is installed. Insertion loss shall not exceed 0. In the case of direct burial the OFAC shall be installed in HDPE pipe of 75 mm diameter and required thickness (mm) to a depth of 1. When the distance between two anchor towers is greater than the maximum length of OPGW cable drums. 5. FC-PC type optical connectors shall be used. One on either side of connecting bolt.0 m .1. The route for laying the OFAC shall be decided by the contractor in consultation with the Purchaser. The hardware required to connect the suspension clamp to the tower shall also be offered.1. The grounding clamps shall also be included in the suspension assembly set.5 mm (150 mm overall) and the trench filled with excavated material and hand compacted.2 TENSION ASSEMBLY Tension assembly shall include grounding clamps for tower connection.7. The total drop of the suspension clamp from the center of the attachment to the center point of the OPGW shall not exceed 150 mm. The technical specifications of the pigtail cord with a connector. Structure Straight shackle – (Galvanized forged steel) Twisted Link – (Galvanized forged steel) Parallel connection clamp – (Aluminium) Armour grid suspension clamp – (Aluminium) Preformed rods – (Aluminium alloy) Grounding Clamp – (Aluminium) Grounding Clamps jumper assembly The bolted clamps shall attach the OPGW to the structures. there 5.(PAGE NO: 85) route for laying the OFAC shall be decided by the contractor in consultation with the Purchaser.5 d B and return loss shall not be less than 35 d B. The pipe shall be embedded in M 15 concrete with cover of 37.4. The pigtail cords with optical connectors. 5. 5. The optical fibres of the pigtail cords and approach cable shall be fusion spliced and protected in an approved type terminal box. 5.

Armour or patch rod may be provided if necessary to reduce clamping stresses on the OPGW.7.3 DOWN LEAD CLAMPS The downlead clamps shall be used to fix the cable to the tower in the down lead to the joint box. Grounding Clamps jumper assembly: The bolted clamps shall attach the OPGW to the structures.7. The armour rod shall be made of Aluminium alloy. allowing a cable joint to be included. The tower attachment plates shall locate the OPGW on the inside of the tower It shall be attached directly to tower legs/cross arm without drilling or any other modification to the tower.4. The .(Galvanized steel) Lock screw – (Stainless steel) Standard clamp.7. The clamp shall be capable of carrying the maximum current for which the OPGW is designed without overheating or loss of mechanical strength. Structure: Straight shackle – (Galvanized forged steel) Extension Link – (Galvanized laminated steel) Dead end – ( Compression aluminium clad steel) Thimble – (Cast galvanized steel) Protection splice – (Compression aluminium clad steel) Grounding Clamp – (Aluminium) Configuration: There should be three types of assemblies for installation in tension towers: Passing tension assembly : for intermediate towers. Splicing tension assembly: for towers with joint boxes. for two cables adaptable to all diametres. One on either side of connecting bolt. The dead-end clamp shall have an slip strength not less than 0. Final tension assembly : for final towers. The clamps shall be such that clamping characteristics do not adversely change if only one OPGW is installed. There should be tension assemblies for suspension towers also. The clamp shall have a breaking strength of not less than the OPGW. The dead-end clamps shall include all necessary hardware for attaching the same to the tower strain plates. The damper shall have aluminium/Aluminium Alloy clamp capable of supporting the damper during installation and maintain the damper in position without damaging or crushing the OPGW or causing fatigue under the clamp. Dead-end clamps shall allow the OPGW to be continuous through the clamp without cutting and jointing. At splice locations the OPGW shall be coiled on the tower close to the splice box.1 VIBRATION DAMPERS: 4R-stock bridge type vibration clampers shall be used.95 times the OPGW rated tensile strength. 5. The clamp shall have two parallel grooves for the OPGW. DEADEND CLAMP (part of tension assembly): The dead end clamps shall be aluminum alloy and of bolted type using armour rod. Structure Clamp – (Aluminium) M-12-rod – (Galvanized steel) Support body .(PAGE NO: 86) are special tension assemblies for installation in suspension towers.4 5. 5.

shrinkages.C & 36% full wind (Kgf) e) at 32 deg. The OPGW/OFAC terminal joint boxes conforming to IP 55 shall include all the necessary hardware to retain. The messenger cable shall be at the ends to prevent corrosion.C and still air (Kgf) c) at 60 deg.C and still air: (Kgf) b) at every day temperature of 32 Deg. The castings shall be free from cracks.4. The contractor shall however be responsible for carrying out necessary studies for arriving at the exact placement of the vibration dampers. protect and splice the 24 fibres. laboratory analysis etc shall be furnished by the contractor. inclusion and blow holes. 5.2. number and location for vibration control of the OPGW.7. The vibration damper shall restrict the OPGW dynamic strain to 150 micro strains under normal/Aeolian vibration conditions. 5.5 JOINT BOXES (Splice boxes) Study. as well as suitable clamps for fixing to the substation gantries without any need of drilling holes in the tower structure. 1 2 Description Configuration : Span length in meters : a) Ruling design span : (m) b) Maximum span : (m) c) minimum span (m) Technical particulars 400kV One 7/3.5. 5.7. No.7. as well as suitable clamps for fixing to the tower without any need of drilling holes in the tower structure.sq. The distribution rack/termination boxes in the communication rooms shall be free .5.7.C & no wind (Kgf) d) at 60 deg. weather proof units shall be provided. terminate. The dampers shall not be dynamically overloaded during operation to prevent damper fatigue.7.18 earthwire in horizontal configuration with one OPGW 400 600 100 3 4 Tensile load in OPGW for wind speed of 50 m/s a) at temperature of 0 deg. It is considered that at tension tower locations two dampers shall be installed on OPGW on each side of the tower and at suspension locations one damper shall be installed on each side of the tower. The damper weight shall be not dip galvanized steel or cast iron. All supporting calculations.C & 60% full wind (Kgf) Max. protect and splice the 24 fibres.3.permissible dynamic strains at 80 cms 150 micro strains from the end of the clamp NOTE: The data not given above shall be calculated by the contractor and he shall get the same approved by the Purchaser before conducting the studies. terminate.5. The parameters for performing the damping analysis are given below. 5.1 The OPGW/OPGW shield wire joint boxes conforming to IP55 shall include all the necessary hardware to retain.(PAGE NO: 87) messenger cable shall have 19 strands of galvanized or stain less steel with a minimum strength of 135 Kg/mm.2 The contractor shall carry out the damping system analysis and recommend the type. 5. of sufficient size to prevent subsequent drop of the weights in service.

• Connector/adapters termination. ii) Equipment side : . 6. • Storage of fibre cords 6. patch cord.2 below for the equipment offered by him.1 GENERAL: The Bidder along with the bid shall furnish type test certificates for the tests specified in Clause 12.(PAGE NO: 88) standing. of FC/PC type connector pigtails or patch cords each having diameter of 3 mm. • Housing of mechanical and / or fusion joints.7.5 dB Capacity of bay frame: (i) Line side : Maximum capacity to terminate 48 pigtails or patch cord through different suitable inlets. Each cable inlet shall cater for 24 Nos.DO – The optical fibre distribution frame shall include all necessary functions such as • Cable securing and grounding.6 OPTICAL FIBRE DISTRIBUTION FRAME: The Fibre Distribution Frame shall have a capacity for termination of 48 fibres and entry for two nos. E2000 Capacity of bay frame : 0. SC. The . STRESS-STRAIN AND CREEP DATA: The bidder/contractor/supplier shall supply stress-strain data for the offered OPGW in the form of coefficients. then he should submit their type test certificates for the equipment which are similar to those offered by him. stress-strain curves etc. watertight with protection degree of IP55 and shall be made of hot dipped galvanized steel. The OPGW sag shall not be more than 85% of Moose ACSR (AS) under any condition.1 SAG-TENSION DATA: The bidder shall give the method of sagging and final sag-tension curves for the offered OPGW. The distribution rack shall have the facility for different cable clamping locations and be suitable for all types of cable. Auxiliary fibres should be provided to facilitate testing & maintenance of the fibers. Standard Cabinet size : 19“ Connector Adaptors : Type of Connector Adaptor : FC. 7. pigtails etc. If the bidder is required to specially design the equipment to meet the purchaser’s specification. The sags of the conductor and GSS Earthwire will be given to the successful bidder.0 TESTS: 7. Additional 2 Nos. of trays with a 24 F capacity shall be provided as spare for each direction. 5. The spare fibre should be properly terminated. protect and splice the OFAC. vermin proof. The equipment shall include all the necessary hardware to retain.0. of OFAC cables each having capacity of 24F. terminate. ST.

2 The various type.1.9 7. 7.2 below for the equipment offered by him. 7. 7. After the purchaser has approved the test procedures and programme. AS EIA-455-61 . The norms and procedure of sampling for these tests will be as per the Quality Assurance Programmer to be mutually agreed to by the contractor and Purchaser. which are to be carried out on each equipment to check requirements that are likely to vary during production. process of manufacture and general conformity of the MATERIALS TO this specification.1.1 (PAGE NO: 89) above will be treated as The Bidder along with the bid shall furnish type test certificates for the tests specified in clause 12.7 7. Routine tests shall mean those tests.1. The Bidder/contractor/supplier shall indicate their schedule for carrying out these tests.2.5 7.8 7. routine tests and tests during manufacture shall be carried out on the materials for the purpose of this clause. the contractor will intimate the Purchaser about carrying out of the tests at least 15 days (30 days in case the tests are to be conducted abroad) in advance of the scheduled date of tests during which the Purchaser will arrange to depute his representatives to be present at the time of carrying out the tests.1.1. These TESTS SHALL be carried out on samples prior to commencement of commercial production against this specification. The standards and norms to which these tests will be carried out are listed against them.1.1.1. Tests during manufacture shall mean those tests that are to be carried out during the process of manufacture and end inspection by the Bidder/contractor/supplier to ensure the desired quality of the end product to be supplied by him. TYPE TESTS The following tests shall be conducted on at least one sample. Advance Notice for Type Test and Acceptance Test. The acceptance tests listed below shall be carried out as detailed in Annex-1.2.3 7. Where a particular test is a specific requirement of this specification. If the bidder is required to specially design the equipment to meet the purchaser’s specification.0. which ever is more stringent for that particular test.1 COMPLETE OPGW/OFAC A) WATER PENETRATION B) SEEPAGE OF FLOODING COMPOUND AS ANNEXURE-I. The contractor shall submit to the Purchaser.1. The manufacturing tests listed below shall be carried out as detailed in Annex-1. The offer not accompanied by type test certificates as stated above will be treated as incomplete and termed as non-responsive and will be rejected. for approval his detailed programme and proposal for testing the materials indicating the methods of carrying out the tests.1. 7. then he should submit their type test certificates for the equipment which are similar to those offered by him.6 7. Type tests shall mean those tests which are to be carried out to prove the design. For all type and acceptance tests the acceptance values shall be the values guaranteed by the Bidder in the guaranteed technical particulars. the norms and procedure of these shall be as specified in Annex-1 of this specification as mutually agreed to between the contractor and the Purchaser in the Quality Assurance Programme.offer not accompanied by type test certificates as stated incomplete and termed as non-responsive and will be rejected. acceptance. The type tests listed below shall be carried out as detailed in Annexure-I Acceptance tests shall mean those tests that are to be carried out on samples taken from each lot offered for pre-despatch inspection for the purposes of acceptance of that lot.4 7. The routine tests listed below shall be carried out as detailed in Annex-1. Annex or the acceptance values specified in the relevant standard.

2 7.3. VIBRATION DAMPER A) B) C) D) DYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS VIBRATION ANALYSIS CLAMP SLIP FATIGUE AS ANNEX-1 7.2. Acceptance tests.1. TENSILE PERFORMANCE DC RESISTANCE CRUSH NAND IMPACT STRAIN MARGIN AEOLIAN VIBRATION (OPGW ONLY) SHORT CIRCUIT LIGHTNING TEMPERATURE CYCLE SHEAVE (OPGW ONLY) (PAGE NO: 90) METHOD A AS IEC 794-1-E1 AS ANNEX-I AS IEE 1138 AS ANNEX-1 AS IEE 1138 SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY A) B) MECHANICAL STRENGTH CLAMP SLIP STRENGTH AS ANNEX-1 AS ANNEX-1 7.1.1.3.3.2.1.1.2.Optic fibre A) B) ATTENUATION VARIATION WITH AS EIA-455-78 WAVELENGTH ATTENUATION AT THE WATER PEAK AS IEEE 1138 .2.2.2.C) D) E) F) G) H) I) J) K) L) M) 7.1. OPGW/OFAC hardware and fittings A) B) C) D) E) DIMENSIONAL CHECK LAY LENGTH MEASUREMENT CRUSH IMPACT TEMPERATURE CYCLE AS IS 398 AS IS 398 AS ANNEX-1 7.1.3.2. DEADEND ASSEMBLY A) B) MECHANICAL STRENGTH CLAMP SLIP STRENGTH AS IS 1486 AS ANNEX-1 7.1.1 Complete OPGW/OFAC 7.2.2.4.1 Any other type tests on OPGW/OFAC not specifically mentioned above but stipulated in relevant IEC and other International Standards.2. STRUCTURE MOUNTING CLAMP A) B) MECHANICAL STRENGTH CLAMP SLIP STRENGTH AS ANNEX-1 AS IS 1486 7.3 7.2.

1.4.3 ROUTINE TESTS Measurement of optical fibre loss of each individual fibre at 1550 nm Measurement of optical fibre loss of each individual fibre at 1550 nm Measurement of mode field diameter and chromatic dispersion coefficient of the fibre .1.3.4.3.3.4.I AS IS 1486 7.1.1 7.4.2.4.4 7.3. ON MESSENGER CABLE C) VERIFICAITON OF RESONANCE FREQUENCIES D) CLAMP SLIP E) CLAMP BOLT TORQUE F) STRENGTH OF MESSENGER CABLE G) MASS PULL OFF 7.3. 7. 7.3.4.4.1. Vibration damper A) VISUAL CHECK AND DIMENSIONAL AS ANNEX –1 VERIFICATION B) GALVANISING I.4 7.1 TENSILE AS IS.1.1.3.3.3.1.2 7.398 ELONGATION DC RESISTANCE THICKNESS OF ALUMINIUM (FOR AS AS IEC 1232 WIRES) TWIST (FOR AS WIRES) AS IEC 1232 AND IS 398 ATTENUATION WITH BENDING TEMPERATURE AS EIA-455-3 OPGW fittings and accessories Suspension Assembly A) VISUAL CHECK AND DIMENSIONAL AS IS 1486 VERIFICATION B) MECHANICAL STRENGTH AS ANNEX –1 C) CLAMP SLIP STRENGTH AS IS 1486 Deadend Assembly A) VISUAL CHECK AND DIMENSIONAL VERIFICATION B) MECHANICAL STRENGTH C) CLAMP SLIP STRENGTH Grounding wire for clamps A) VISUAL CHECK AND DIMENSIONAL VERIFICATION B) TENSILE Structure mounting clamp A) VISUAL CHECK AND DIMENSIONAL VERIFICATION B) CLAMP FIT C) CLAMP STRENGTH AS IS 1486 AS ANNEX .(PAGE NO: 91) C) D) 7.5. ON DAMPER MASSES II.4 AS IS 1486 AS ANNEX –1 7.4.Metallic wires A) B) C) D) E) 7.

7.9 7. Test certificates of tests carried out during manufacture shall be maintained by the supplier.5. The Purchaser’s representative shall at all times be entitled to have access to the works and all places of manufacture where materials shall be manufactured and the representatives 7.8 7. 7.4. The entire cost of testing for acceptance and routine tests and tests during manufacture specified here in shall be treated as included in the quoted unit price of materials except for the expenses of the Purchaser’s representative. ADDITIONAL TESTS The Purchaser reserves the right of having at his own expenses any other test(s) of reasonable nature carried out at contractor’s premises at site or in any other place in addition to the aforesaid type.7.9. However.9.5 7. The same will be considered for bid evaluation.2 7.3 7.9.0 above.7. One copy will be returned duly certified by the Purchaser only after which the commercial production of the materials shall start.1 TEST REPORTS At least six (6) copies acceptance test reports shall be furnished. charges for these additional tests will not be considered for bid evaluation. Tests during manufacture Chemical analysis of steel/aluminium alloy used for making strands.1.9. They shall ensure that the tests can be completed in these laboratories within the time schedule guaranteed by them in the appropriate schedule. One copy will be returned duly certified by the Purchaser only after which the material will be dispatched. not included in clauses 12.4 7. acceptance and routine tests to satisfy that the materials comply with the specifications.3 for metallic wire on each coil.1 7. Bidder shall indicate the standard laboratories I which they propose to conduct the type tests. In case a fresh lot is manufactured for testing then the lot already manufactured shall be rejected. At least six (6) copies of acceptance test reports shall be furnished.7. These shall be produced for verification as and when desired by the Purchaser.3 7. but which in his opinion are necessary to ensure satisfactory performance of the equipment and offer charges for each individual test.1.4 8.4 7.1 7.3.4.6 (PAGE NO: 92) All acceptance tests as mentioned in clause 12.2.0. For this purpose the Bidder shall indicate the lists of tests. Sample batch for type testing The sampling for type testing shall be done after getting the Quality Assurance Plan approved and the samples shall be manufactured accordingly.2 TESTING EXPENSES Testing charges for the type tests specified shall be indicated separately in the appropriate schedule.5.7. Record of routine test reports shall be maintained by the supplier at his works for periodic inspection by the Purchaser’s representative.3.7. In case of failure in any type test the contractor is either required to manufacture fresh sample lot and repeat all the tests successfully once or repeat that particular type test three times successfully on the sample selected from three already manufactured lot at his own expenses. . Tests for optical fibre to be mutually agreed between the Purchaser and the contractor in the Quality Assurance Plan.0 and 12. 12.7 7. The decision of the Purchaser in this regard shall be final and binding.0 INSPECTION: 8.2 7.

10. 8. delivery.2 The contractor shall keep the Purchaser informed in advance of the time of starting and of the progress of manufacture of materials. Copies of all assessment and visit reports related to this accreditation shall be available to the Purchaser throughout the duration of the contract.3ADDITIONAL QUALITY ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS: a) The Purchaser shall have access to the contractor’s premises at any mutually agreed time and be provided access to inspect and assess the quality system should any specific need . c) The first format issue of the contract specific quality plan shall be agreed between the Purchaser and the Bidder prior to contract signing.5 The acceptance of any quantity of materials shall in no way relieve the contractor of his responsibility of meeting all the requirements of the specification and shall not prevent subsequent rejection if such materials are later found to be defective. manufacture of the materials and for conducting necessary tests as detailed here in. the associated quality system procedures at each contractor location involved I the project and a quality plan specific to the contract.0 RECOMMENDED SPARES: 9. without any extra charges at Purchaser works. b) It shall be documented and presented in the form of the company quality manual.4 Materials shall not be dispatched from its point of manufacture before it has been satisfactorily inspected and tested. The successful Bidder shall train the Purchaser’s engineers for maintenance and handling of these equipment. commissioning and price requirement as defined in the contract. 9. raw materials. 10.1 The contractor shall offer the list of recommended spares for at least 15 years operation of these equipment as optional items and will not be considered for evaluation.1 General The contractor shall operate a Quality Management System which is in conformity with the requirement of ISO:9001.(PAGE NO: 93) shall have full facilities for unrestricted manufactured and the representatives shall have full facilities for unrestricted inspection of the contractor/supplier’s works.0QUALITY ASSURANCE PROCEDURE: 10. In the latter case also.3 Unless specified otherwise. unless the inspection is waived off by the Purchaser in writing. In their various stages so that arrangements could be made for inspection. inspection shall be made at the place of manufacture prior to dispatch and shall be conducted so as not to interfere unnecessarily with the operation of the work. This quality management system shall also be operated by all of the contractors subcontractors. 10. the materials shall be dispatched only after satisfactory testing for all tests specified herein have been completed. This constitutes the assurance that all such goods and services are in conformity to required quality in terms of technical. 8. This quality plan shall then form part of the contractual documentation and shall not be changed without prior agreement with the Purchaser. 8.2QUALITY ASSURANCE SYSTEM AND REQUIREMENTS: The contractor’s Quality Assurance system shall meet the following criteria a) It will be formally accredited by on an outside party as to compliance with the requirements of ISO:9001. from initial furnishing to final acceptance. 8. The contractor will be responsible for the quality assurance of all goods and services through all phases of the contract.

The Purchaser shall also be able to conduct on site reviews to discuss status. although full facilities could be available during any visit to enable the requirements of the visit to be met. and all other equipment offered. The entire costs of the visits of the Purchaser’s representatives to the contractor’s premises shall be borne by the Purchaser. c) When the Purchaser’s representative is satisfied then the goods and services are ready for release. In case of failure within this period of the OPGW/OFAC the contractor will make good the faulty equipment at no extra cost to the purchaser. Specific accommodation will not be provided for Purchaser’s representatives. All dimensions and data shall be in system International Units. test reports and literature pertaining to specified items (6 copies) which shall include but not be limited to the following information: a) Name and location of the Factory or Company manufacturing the optical fibres. issues. etc. The system shall be guaranteed for trouble free operation for a minimum period of twenty four (24) months from the final date of delivery or eighteen (18) months from the final date of commissioning which ever is later.(PAGE NO: 94) arises.2 LIST OF DRAWINGS AND DOCUMENTS The Bidder shall furnish full description and illustration of the materials offered.0DOCUMENTATION: 12. All drawings shall be in ink and suitable for micro filming.656. This authorization will not absolve the contractor from his responsibility for meeting the requirements of the contract.1 All drawings shall conform to international standards organization (ISO) `A’ series of drawing sheet/Indian Standards Specification IS.0PERFORMANCE GUARANTEE: The OPGW system shall be capable of continuous commercial operation with reliable and efficient functioning for a minimum anticipated life span of forty (40) years. Wherever possible. 12. 12. he will signify this by written authorization. The Bidder shall furnish the drawings. as deemed mutually appropriate. . 11. and the International Electro technical Commission (IEC). nor shall modify the commencement date of the warranty period. manufacturing technology and quality assurance system for optical fibres and OPGW/OFAC. calculations. b) The purchaser shall have access to all relevant documentation including qualification and manufacturing test specifications and any other contract specific technical documentation including qualification test specifications for verification that the quality procedures are in accordance with the contract-specific quality plan. b) Technical standards. OPGW/OFAC. When the contractor is satisfied that the goods and services are ready for release in accordance with documented procedures. the agreement of the Purchaser’s representative for release shall be sought. progress. the documentation should use standard symbols and vocabulary recommended by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

654. Schematic diagrams. Description of quality Control/Assurance Programme. Technical measures for ensuring the life time of the OPGW/OFAC embedded optical fibres. including dimensions of each part. . 12. Mechanical and Electrical properties of conducting wires ofOPGW/OFAC i. g) h) i) j) k) l) m) n) o) p) q) r) s) t) u) v) w) x) y) z) 12. the contractor shall within three weeks.5The manufacturing of the equipment shall be strictly in accordance with the approved drawings and no deviation shall be permitted without the written approval of the purchaser. In the process of proof test and the values of M(gradient of weibull plot) and N(static fatigue constant.3 The contractor shall within 2 weeks of placement of order. duly approved by the purchaser. Cable characteristics. All manufacturing and fabrication work in connection with the equipment prior to the approval of the drawings shall be at the contractor’s risk. shall accompany the dispatched consignment. Maximum allowable strain margin with back-up calculations and factory tests. A drawing showing a graph of strain on the optical fibre Vs. Optical signal performance calculations (e. The purchaser shall communicate his comments / approval on the drawings to the contractor within two/three weeks. Aluminium Alloy and Aluminium Clad Steel etc. if necessary. The contractor shall. strength member and all jacketing materials. Test reports and certificates showing compliance with all required tests Specific instructions for installation of OPGW/OFAC. Typical refractive index profile of the proposed fibres. optical power budget.e. After receipt of purchaser’s approval. Details of packing Minimum permissible bend radius of OPGW / OFAC. The number of breakages per km. signal bandwidth analysis). Mounting showing details of fusion splicing of cables. empirical) which are related to the life time of the optical fibres. maintenance and instruction manuals. Sag and Tension Data Initial and final stress-strain and creep datas. including Optical wave guide fibres. one set of good quality reproducible’s . Spectral attenuation curve of the offered single mode optical fibre as per G. Physical parameters.c) d) e) f) (PAGE NO: 95) Detailed description of the OPGW/OFAC structure. submit 10 prints. Technical Standards of all other main elements used in OPGW/OFAC and other equipment offered. Drawings showing details of fusion splicing of cables. Shield wire and terminal joint box drawings and its details. unit weight and cross-section drawings.g. submit three sets of final versions of all the above mentioned drawings for purchaser’s approval.4Three (3) copies of acceptance and routine test certificates. Drawings of each hardware item showing yield strength and ultimate or breaking strength. modify the drawings and resubmit three copies of the modified drawings to the contractor within two weeks from the date of purchaser’s comments. OLTE specifications are available with the purchaser for reference of Bidder/ contractor/suppliers. one set of micro films of the approved drawings for purchaser’s use. strain on OPGW/OFAC. Installation. 12.653 and G.

13. The equipment shall be packed and shipped so as to protect it from all such conditions and any other abnormal conditions. shipments will be exposed to heavy rains. type test reports etc. prior to the dispatch of the equipment. To the maximum degree possible. The contractor shall ensure that the equipment shall be properly packed. padded. inspected. The manual shall contain all the drawings and information required for erection.(PAGE NO: 96) 12. This will in no way relieve the contractor from the overall responsibility of supplying the materials upto the purchaser’s designated destination stores/site. The metallic containers shall be considered as the property of the contractor and he will be allowed to remove them from site once the contents are unpacked. The contractor shall prepare the equipment and storage in such a manner as to protect the equipment from damage or deterioration during shipping or storage.7Approval of drawings/work by purchaser shall not relieve the contractor of his responsibility and liability for ensuring correctness and correct interpretation of the drawings for meeting the requirement of the latest revision of applicable standards. high humidity and sudden extreme changes of temperature. local transportation and handling at stores including long storage at Purchaser’s stores. coated and protected in the “Containers” so as to ensure that such equipment is not damaged due to possible mishandling of “Containers”. If the materials are damaged due to improper packing or during loading and unloading process the damaged quantity of materials shall be replaced free of cost to the purchaser. splicing of optical fibres of OPGW/OFAC cable and such other works and procedures including detailed testing procedures of all the equipment which would educate and guide the purchaser’s engineers in execution of work and troubleshooting and operation and maintenance of the OPGW/OFAC system.6 10 sets of nicely printed and bound volumes of operation. documented and placed in temporary storage or in final position in accordance with the specification. generally expected during shipping & storage. In India. The contractor shall furnish detailed instructions and precautions to be taken during handling at the port of entry. . operation and maintenance of the equipment. workmanship and latest revisions of relevant standards at the time of ordering and purchaser shall have the power to reject any work or materials which in his judgment is not in full accordance therewith. The video cassettes shall be informative and self explanatory and in English language only. The manual shall also contain a set of all the approved drawings. located along the route of the proposed transmission lines. design. The equipment shall conform in all respects to high standards of engineering. the contractor shall utilize the “Containersied shipping” system for any equipment being shipped to India. maintenance and erection manuals in English language for each equipment shall be submitted by the contractor for distribution.0PACKING AND FORWARDING: 13.8The contractor shall also furnish within thirty (30) days from receipt of order three sets of coloured video cassettes demonstrating the procedure of installation/stringing of OPGW and associated hardware. blocked. hot sub. 12. rules and codes or practices.1 The packing and shipping shall be carried out in accordance with the standard practice of the OPGW/OFAC supplier and with following additional requirements. 12. trouble shooting.

improper or poor handling. improper or insufficient packing and any careless. lined with water proof paper where practicable. All shipments shall be shipped in units as large as practicable. Spare parts and spare equipment shall be packed separately in containers adequate for long term storage. Each piece of works or equipment which is to be shipped as a separate piece or smaller parts packed within same crate shall be legibly marked to show the unit of which it is a part and match marked to show its relative position in the unit. The contractor shall provide lifting lugs and special lifting devices for proper handling and erection. loss. The equipment may be nested in each other where desirable to reduce shipping volume provided such nesting shall not cause any damage to any such nested parts. For the convenience of export shipping more than one set of spare parts may be packed in one single crate or case. Packages should be such that long time storage at site. boxed and crated. the equipment or any part thereof.2DRUM The OPGW/OFAC cable against any damage and displacement during transit. The contractor shall at all the times protect and preserve from damage. Other spare parts or kits shall not be disturbed when using one set or kit. provided such coating does not damage the works. The tools shall be packed in separate close wooden crates. if required should not deteriorate the performance of any equipment supplied by the contractor. number of the parts. A packing list indicating the contents of each crate or box shall be furnished in a moisture proof envelope securely fastened to the outside of the crate or box. plainly marked “Spare Parts Only”. storage and subsequent handling and stringing operations in the field. but within the transportation limits. The contractor shall be liable for any damage or loss resulting due to careless. date of dispatch and method of transport. A copy of this packing list shall be included in the operation and maintenance instructions. quantity of each item. If applicable a coating of good quality grease can also be given. All small parts shall be adequately tagged. assembly number to which the parts relate. The crates shall be of closed wooden contraction. the contractor shall send to the Purchaser a complete packing list for such shipment. handling and storage en route and at the site/s./ They shall be crated individually or in kits to be used in one single renewal or overhaul operation. corrosion and all other forms of damage to all parts of the works. Sketches illustrating the proposed method of shipping large components shall also be submitted to the Purchaser prior to the commencement of such shipment. reference drawing number. lined with waterproof paper or equivalent and adequately reinforced and strapped on all sides and ends with steel strapping of suitable dimensions and strength. the works which may be damaged by moisture or humidity shall be given a transparent coating or plastic cover. The contractor shall at all the times protect and preserve from damage. to facilitate handling/assembling at sites. corrosion and all other forms of damage to all parts of the works. 13. This packing list shall include at least the following information. loss. The description of part or equipment. Prior to making any shipments.(PAGE NO: 97) The equipment shall be shipped in such a manner as to facilitate unloading. The drums shall generally .

After placement of letter of intent the contractor shall submit four copies of fully dimensioned drawing of the drum for purchaser’s approval. The ends of the barrel shall generally be flushed with the top of the nuts. there shall be minimum of two binders consisting of hoop iron/galvanized steel wire. The battens shall be closely buffed and shall provide a round barrel with smooth external surface. All flanges shall be 2-ply construction. Flange boards shall not be less than the nominal thickness by more than 2mm. spindle plates and nuts for fixing flanges at the spacing Barrel studs should be tack welded with the nuts after tightening. The contractor should submit their proposed drum drawings of the OPGW/OFAC cable along with the bid. The drums shall be suitable for wheel mounting and for letting off the OPGW/OFAC cable drums shall be provided with necessary clamping arrangements so as to be suitable for tension stringing of OPGW/OFAC cable. The barrel studs shall be threaded over a length on either end. Preservative treatment for anti-termite/anti fungus shall be applied to the entire drum with preservatives of a quality which is not harmful to the OPGW/OFAC cable. Each protective lagging shall have two recess to accommodate the binders. A minimum space of 75 mm shall be provided between the inner surface of the external protective lagging. The edges of the battens shall be rounded or chambered to avoid damage to the OPGW/OFAC cable. Barrel studs shall be used for construction of drums. Medium grade kraft paper shall be used in between the layers of the OPGW/ OFAC. the contractor shall submit 10 more copies of the approved drawings for further distribution and field use at Board’s end.(PAGE NO: 98) conform to IS-1778-1980 and latest version except as otherwise specified herein after. punched and then clenched on the outer face. These shall be nailed to the barrel supports with at least three nails with Maximum nail spacing of 75 mm. Each ply shall be nailed and clenched together at approximately 90 degreed. The paper should be dried before use. . All the nails used on the inner surface of the flanges and the drum barrel shall be countersunk. After reeling the OPGW/OFAC cable the exposed surface of the outer layer of OPGW/OFAC cable shall be wrapped with this polythene sheet across the flanges to preserve the OPGW/OFAC cable from dirt. All wooden components shall be manufactured out of seasoned soft wood free form defects that may materially weaken the component parts of the drums. sufficient to accommodate washers. Before reeling. grit and damage during transportation and handling and also to prevent ingress of rain water during storage/transport. The inner cheek of the flanges and drum barrel surface shall be painted with bitumen based paint. After getting approval from the purchaser. Nails shall be driven from the inside face of the flange. There shall not be less than 2 nails per board in each circle. card board or double corrugated or thick bituminised water proof bamboo paper shall be secured to the drum barrel and inside flanges of the drum by means of a suitable commercial adhesive material. The flanges shall be holed and the barrel supports slotted to receive them. The steel drums shall be collapsible. the nuts on the studs shall stand proud of the flanges. The wooden battens used for making the barrel of the OPGW/OFAC cable shall be of segmental type. Normally.

a) Manufacturer’s name and address. 14. If the schedules are not submitted duly filled in with the offer the offer shall be liable for rejection. Only one standard length of OPGW/OFAC cable shall be wound on each drum.2 Unless otherwise brought out separately by the Bidder/contractor/supplier in the schedule of deviations.4LABELLING AND MARKING: The drum number shall be branded or gauged or stenciled into the flange. steel drums shall be used. l) Month and year of manufacture.1. 13. For normal supply.1 The tenderer shall fill all the schedules which form part of the tender specification and offer. 14.(PAGE NO: 99) Each batten shall be securely nailed across grains as far as possible to the flange edges with at east 2 nails per end. Each drum shall have the following information provided on the outside of the flange stenciled with indelible ink. i) Arrow marking for un winding j) Drum and lot number k) Name and address of the consignee. a) Name of consignee b) Details of consignment c) Destination d) Total weight of consignment e) Handling and unpacking instructions f) Bill of material indicating contents of each package.3Each consignment shall be accompanied by a detailed packing list containing the following information. b) Contract/Award letter number. The nail shall not protrude above the general surface and shall not have exposed sharp edges or allow the battens to be released due to corrosion. An arrow shall be marked on the sides of the drum. The OPGW/OFAC cable ends shall be properly sealed and secured with the held of U-nails or bolts on the side of one of the flanges. All deviations from the specification shall be brought out in the schedule of deviation. The method of lagging to be employed shall be clearly stated in the tender. d) Gross weight of the OPGW/OFAC cable and drum e) Weight of empty drum with lagging f) Net weight of the OPGW/OFAC cable. c) Size and type of OPGW/OFAC cable and drum. . together with the words “Roll this way”. wooden drums and for spare length of OPGW/OFAC. m) The drum may also be marked with standard specification as per which the OPGW /OFAC cable is manufactured. the offers shall be deemed to conform to the specification scrupulously. The discrepancies between the specification and the catalogues or literature submitted as part of the offer shall not be considered as valid deviations unless specifically brought out in the schedule of deviations. 13. The length of the nails shall not be less than twice the thickness of the battens. to avoid loosening of OPGW/OFAC cable layers in transit and handling.0SCHEDULES: 14.1. g) Length of the OPGW/OFAC cable h) Position of the OPGW/OFAC cable end.

the offer may be liable for rejection. INFORMATION TO BE FILLED INVARIABLY BY THE TENDERER: For ready reference of the tender. standards and clarifications.0TECHNICAL PARAMETERS of OPGW/OFAC: Sl.669 k N / mm ² Strength members Binding yarn/tape 10%Aluminium clad wire(Daimeter & number) Aluminium alloy wires (Daimeter & number) Aluminium tube diameter Approximate outside diameter Cable diameter Cable cross section area Min.No. the items of information required to be invariably furnished by the Bidder/contractor/supplier in his offer are listed below. iv) Details supported by sectional drawings about the methods adopted for installation of OPGW/OFAC. ii) All Annexures and Schedules iii) Drawing listed in Clause No.Particulars 24 DW-SM Loose 2.(PAGE NO: 100) 14.6% 500 kgs / km 1000 kg with a 10 cm² piste 103.4 kN / mm ² 300 mm Short term 300 mm long term 400 mm 0. In the case of NIL deviations the schedule shall be completed and enclosed with the bid stating nil deviations. The deviations brought out in the schedule shall be supported by authentic documents. 15. of empty tubes( if any) Filling material Tech.24 mm & 3 Nos. 6.1.5 mm 113 mm ² 81. of buffer tubes No. of fibres per tube Identifiaction/numbering individual tubes No.2 mm PBT 4 6 of Red.3 For any deviation from the specification.0. green blue and natural 1 moisture proof & Hydrozen adherent jelly 1 Tapes steel 2. Otherwise the offer may be liable for rejection. which is not specifically brought out in the schedule of deviation. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 28 Description Make & Model No.00 k N 0.24 mm & 12 Nos.12.2. of Fibres in OPGW Mode Buffer type Buffer tube diameter Buffer tube material No. 16. Breaking load /Ultimate Tensile Strength Fibre Strain margin Weight Crush strength Modulus of Elasticity Minimum bending radius Maximum bending radius Permissible CTS Tensile stress .0. i) Four copies of the authentic English translation of each of the standards to which the offered equipment conforms in case those are other than the standards specified in this specification.00 mm +/. 2.2 mm 9 mm 12.

& Min.1.05d B /km Mode field non Circularity < 2% Chromatic Dispersion At 1310 nm 2.22 d B /km Attenuation variation With Wavelength(+/-5nm 0.29 30 31 32 33 34 Coeffiecint of inner expansion Coefficient of expansion Cladding Core Nominal operating temperature range SC current transient peak temperature Maximum allowable temperature for lightning strike Available length of cable per drum: Min Max (PAGE NO: 101) 15. 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 Splice loss(Max. However. allowable) 0.0ERECTION AND COMMISSIONING OF OPGW/OFAC 16.5 µm < 1µm <2% 49 50 Acrylate PBT Coating concentricity > 70% Colour coding scheme compliant Yes with EIA395A/IEC3047 Attenuation Coefficient @1310nm .km) At 1550 nm 18 ps/ (nm. The splicing /termination of the OPGW/OFAC cable will be done by the supplier in association with Purchaser’s Engineers. i) Guide the contractor and the purchaser’s engineers in the below mentioned activities pertaining to OPGW/OFAC System.01dB Operating Temperature range .05 d B /km Temperature0. RESPONSIBILITY OF THE OPGW/OFAC CONTRACTOR and SUPPLIER As stated earlier the installation/stringing of the OPGW/OFAC and associated accessories and hardware will be done by the contractor. the supplier will supervise the work of contractor and shall be responsible for the following.3 X 10¯6 Per ºC . a) Installation/stringing practices to be adopted.2 +/.km) 16.0. 0.36 d B /km @1550nm . 3500mtrs.10 ºC to 70 ºC Expected Cable Life Fibre production method Core diameter Core non circularity Cladding diameter Core Clad Concentricity Error Cladding noncircularity Protective coating type & material Primary Secondary 40years 9.05 dB. .5 µm 125 +/-0.3 X 10¯6 Per ºC 6.8 ps/ (nm.10 ºC to 70 ºC 41 KA 200 2500mtrs.

i) ii) iii) Guide the contractors personnel in installation/stringing of OPGW/OFAC.2. the supplier shall check. The contractor shall replace free of cost the faulty material/equipment supplied by him. Furnishing of tools required for assembly and / or maintenance of the supplied goods. testing and commissioning as and when required.4 During the installation/stringing of OPGW/OFAC if any problem is encountered in execution of work the Purchaser shall request. Supervise the works of contractor and Purchaser’s Engineers. 16. for the services of the . METHODOLOGY OF WORK. The supplier shall co-ordinate with the line contractor for field testing.2. above.(PAGE NO: 102) Sequence of events to be followed. through the contractor. by the supplier in the workmanship would be rectified by the contractor. The contractor shall coordinate with the OPGW/OFAC supplier for supply of fibre optic terminal equipment and any other agency(s) as may be required. The contractor shall retain overall responsibility for the works. associated hardware. d) Splicing/termination of OPGW/OFAC cable fibres along with measurement of splicing loss and attenuation measurement of OPGW/OFAC. test and satisfy himself regarding quality and soundness of the work executed and the OPGW/OFAC system installed. Defects noticed if any. After completion of installation/stringing.2. b) c) ii) iii) i) ii) iii) iv) v) 16. Guide the Purchaser’s Engineer in splicing/termination of the optical fibres of OPGW/OFAC and testing of splices/joints. (STRINGING OF OPGW / LAYING OF OFAC): 16. jointing boxes and vibration dampers. 16. g) Any other aspect(s) the supplier may feel necessary from time to time in order to ensure high quality of workmanship.3 At the time of commencement of works mentioned in 21. The installation/stringing work will be carried out by the contractor in the presence of supplier.1 The installation/stringing of OPGW/OFAC will be taken up into hand along with stringing of other earth wire to be done by the contractor. the supplier on intimation shall mobilize his personnel to supervise the works of the contractor’s personnel and purchaser’s engineers. If the work is delayed due to delay in supply/rectification of the faulty material/equipment/part the contractor will be held responsible for the same. During this period the supplier’s personnel will guide but the contractor shall be responsible for the works. the purpose of which is to ensure proper execution of work. The contractor will be held responsible for any defects noticed in the system and rectify the same at his own cost. The supplier shall assist to correct any errors / omissions in the OPGW/OFAC system on the part of the contractor and purchaser’s engineers and thus ensure a very high quality of work.2. 16. The supplier shall be fully responsible for field testing. commissioning and putting into successful operation of the OPGW system. e) Termination of the OFAC to OLTE through distribution rack. Precautions to be taken to prevent damage to OPGW/OFAC and all other equipment during installation.1 and 21.2 The splicing / termination of OPGW/OFAC cable will be done by the line contractor in association supplier in association with purchase’s engineers. f) Any other aspect(s) the contractor feels necessary. commissioning and putting into successful operation of the OPGW/OFAC system. Provision of the required number of trained/skilled personnel during erection.

3.8 In the mean time the Optical Terminal Equipment (OLTE) contractor would have installed. The cleanliness and accurate cleaving of fibre ends shall be ensured prior to splicing.6 For bid evaluation. Spare length of 15 m of optical fibre shall be coiled and attached to the tower near the joint boxes. The optical fibres of the OPGW/OFAC and OFAC could then be terminated on the OLTE at the end. if possible to rectify such a fault by the contractor and purchaser’s engineers. for the services of the suppliers in such eventuality shall depute his personnel at the concerned site(s) promptly. The faults due to bad workmanship would be rectified by the contractor. The optical fibres of the pigtail cords and approach cable shall be fusion spliced and protected in an approved type FDP (Fibre Distribution Panel). in the presence of supplier. associated hardware.7 After completion of OPGW/OFAC installation/stringing work the supplier.(PAGE NO: 103) suppliers personnel and the supplier in such eventuality shall depute his personnel at the concerned site(s) promptly. the number of spans / locations to be supervised and the number of personnel required at each work site will be decided in consultation with the Purchaser/contractor after award of contract. If any fault(s) is encountered in a particular section or sections his personnel would identify the same. 16. However. 16. 16. 17.1 COMMISSIONING OF FDP WITH PIGTAIL CORDS. In this manner the entire OPGW/OFAC Communication system(s) will be made through and commissioned. COMMISSIONING: 17.3.3. the services of one supervisor and one technician of the supplier at the work site for a period of thirty (30) days would be considered for the above initial supervision. In case of any fault in any section or sections the OLTE would be isolated from the OPGW/OFAC and fault identified. OFAC etc. Fibre ends shall be prepared for splicing using methods and tools recommended. The supplier would be assisted. Thus the sections will be checked. OPGW/OFAC. 16. Fusion splicing shall be carried out by the OPGW/OFAC supplier in association with the purchaser’s engineers using automatic fusion splicing equipment designed for the fibre type. the faults due to poor quality of material/equipment i. will be set right/made good/replaced by the contractor. through the contractor. 17. and the individual sections could then be jointly tested by the Purchaser and OLTE contractor. tested and made through by the supplier’s personnel and the contractor will then issue a certificate certifying healthiness of all the OPGW/OFAC sections. .1 TERMINATION/SPLICING: The OPGW/OFAC shall be terminated/spliced at the splice locations using joint boxes which shall be located approximately 10 m (minimum 5m) above ground level.5 During the installation/stringing of OPGW/OFAC if any problem is encountered in execution of work the Purchaser shall request. on intimation from the Purchaser through the contractor will mobilize his personnel for final checking and testing of the work carried out by the contractor’s personnel and Purchaser’s engineers/. However. His personnel would test the work section executed. If the fault is in OPGW/OFAC or OFAC the same would be rectified by the OPGW/OFAC contractor. The pigtail cords will be used for the interconnections of the approach cables in FDP in control room.e. tested and kept ready for commissioning all the OLTE.

grounding clamps and structure mounting clamps. Bit error rate count over 360 Hrs. All test results shall be recorded. b) At least two (2) personnel of the Purchaser will be available to assist the contractor in performing the commissioning tests. prior to splicing shall be verified using a technique that monitors the optical power transmitted across the splice interface. a) End to end optical wave guide fibre continuity and attenuation measurement. The other clamp for testing shall be fitted at the center of an OPGW whose length shall be approximately 5000 mm longer than suspension clamp. Test setup . (15 days) of continuous transmission test code at 8/34/155 M.05 dB.1. hardware and Accessories and OFAC The mechanical tests shall be carried out on Suspension clamps.e. For relative movement and OPGW UTS test.3. one dead-end clamp shall be fitted to each end of OPGW 1. Fusion splicing shall be commenced only after manipulations of fibre alignment have maximized the transmitted power.0. 1. Splices shall be mechanically strengthened and protected from the environment by means of purpose designed splice sleeves or enclosures. The dead-end clamp shall be fitted to one end of a length of OPGW not less than 4000 mm long. All the test equipment required for commissioning shall be provided by the contractor. The other clamp for testing shall be fitted on to a length of OPGW not less than 75 mm. 17.bits/sec. ANNEXURE – I TESTING PROCEDURE TO BE ADOPTED 1. Dead-end clamps. This test shall be carried out in both directions. The finished splice shall be supported within the joint box by means of suitable clips or restraints. i.(PAGE NO: 104) The accurate alignment of fibre cores. generated by Optical Line Terminal/Regenerative Repeaters. The suspension clamp shall be fitted at the center of an OPGW whose length shall be approximately 5000 mm longer than suspension clamp. Single splice loss shall not exceed 0. already installed by OLTE contractor.3 COMMISSIONING TESTS: The following commissioning tests shall be carried out. Each fusion splice shall have a spare length of fibre of approximately 1m associated with it. TYPE TESTS: TYPE TESTS ON OPGW. This excess fibre shall be coiled neatly and clipped (or otherwise retained) within the joint box.1.1. This test shall be carried out from equipment connector end at one site to corresponding end of the remote site. It shall be possible to remove and replace the splice in the support device without risk of damage to the splice or fibre.

2. No.2. Initially a load of 50% of the OPGW rated tensile strength (RTS) shall be applied and then without any subsequent adjustment to the fitting the load shall be steadily increased to 95% RTS and held at this load for one minute.2. Crushing shall be as define din the fit tests described below. cracking or breaking of the core tube is observed. 1. The material shall be defined as failed if any visible distortion. 1. If any component of the suspension clamp or its associated mounting hardware fails.Structure Mounting Clamp Strength Test: The clamp and mounting assembly shall be assembled on a vertical 200 mm x 200mm angle and a short length of OPGW installed.1. If any perceptible movements relative to the fitting is observed during this period or if the fitting fails in any way during this period or if crushing. No fibre loss change exceeding the specified limit shall be observed. 1. Mechanical Type The OPGW shall be marked in such a way that any movement relative to the fitting can be readily detected. the deadend clamp removed and the OPGW examined for any sign of crushing excessive bending.5 mm larger or smaller of the core diameter as measured outside the clamped area. The load shall be brought back to zero.1Dead-end clamp slip strength test: . min 5000 mm length of OPGW shall be used for short circuit and lightning tests. excessive bending or distortion of the OPGW occurs then the material shall be defined as failed.1. For crush and impact test each end of OPGW sample shall be taped or wired so that unraveling does not occur. or when the diameter of the core tube as measured at any location in the clamped area is more than 0. crushing or breaking.2.2. one series of tests shall be conducted with two OPGW installed.1.(PAGE NO: 105) with not less than 5000 mm between the deadend clamps. or if crushing. or the fibre optic cable within the core tube is not free to move.1. The nut shall be tightened on to the bolt by using torque wrench with a torque of 5. The suspension clamp shall be fitted over OPGW. For structure mounting clamp.1. fibre loss change exceeding the specified limit shall be observed.5 Kgm or Bidder/contractor/supplier’s recommended torque and held for 10 minutes. Each clamp shall be installed including clamping compound as required on the OPGW.Suspension Clamp Vertical Load Test. No fibre loss change exceeding the specified limit shall be observed. or distortion of the outer strands and the inner tube. Subsequently the load shall be increased to 400 Kg and held for 30 seconds. Any visible distortion. excessive bending or distortion of the OPGW occurs then the material shall be treated as failed. After the test remove the OPGW and examine all its components for distortion. 1. one series of tests with one OPGW installed in one groove.3. 1. A vertical load of 200 Kg.2. For AC and DC resistance test. The vertical load shall be increased to 25 KN or the maximum ultimate design vertical load and held for 2 minutes. Shall be applied at the end of the mounting clamp and held for 5 minutes. and one series of tests with one OPGW installed in the other groove.Grounding Clamp and Structure Mounting Clamp Fit Test. A short length of OPGW shall be installed as per field condition. Also the fibre optic cable shall be checked to ensure free movement within the core using dial calipers to measure the diameter of the protection tube. slipping or breaking of any component of the mounting clamp or assembly shall construed failure.1. No fibre loss change exceeding the specified limit shall be observed. crushing. a 30 metre length of OPGW shall be used.

The strain margin is defined as the percent elongation of the OPGW at which the attenuation of the optical waveguide fibres has increased above the attenuation measured before the start of each test. A permanent or temporary increase in optical attenuation greater than 1. There shall be no distortion of any circle due to relative movement of the strands at tension loads of 50% RTS and less. Vibration damper. The load shall be increased to the failing load and the value recorded.1. The strain margin is defined as the percent elongation of the OPGW at which the attenuation of the optical wave guide fibres has increased above the attenuation measured before the start of each test. IEC 1089. ASTME139 or other Purchaser approved standard.2.2. Strain Margin Test: The test shall be conducted in accordance with IEEE 1138.3.1.(PAGE NO: 106) 1.2. deformation. Any increase in attenuation value greater than 0.1. A permanent or temporary increase in optical attenuation greater than 1.10 c) 1.4.2. kinking and crimping.1.0db/ test fibre at 1550 nm for single mode fibre up to strain margin shall constitute failure.7.5.2. The load shall be increased at a steady rate to 75% of the RTS and the overall elongation and the relative movements of the outer strands shall be measured.1. 1. Impact Test: The tests shall be conducted in accordance with IEEE 1138. 1.8.1. an allowable strain margin which is the lesser of 75% of the measured strain margins or 85% of the lowest measured strain margin shall be applied. The load shall be further increased in small increments until the measured attenuation of the optical wave guide fibres increases and the failure load recorded along with results.0 dB / test fibre at 1550 nm for single mode fibre up to strain margin shall constitute failure.1. a) Dynamic characteristic test (refer to applicable standards/specification) b) Vibration analysis (refer to applicable standards / specification) Clamp slip and fatigue test (refer to applicable standards / specification) DC Resistance . ASTME 139 or other Purchaser approved standard.1.6.1 dB change in sample shall construed failure. 1.Crush Test: The test shall be conducted I accordance with IEC 794 -1-E3 Load equal to 1/3 the weight of a 400 m length of OPGW shall be applied for a period of 10 minutes and the attenuation measured at 1550 nm.Bend Test: The short term and long bend tests shall be conducted in accordance with procedure 2 in IEC 794-1-E11 to determine the minimum acceptable radius of bending without any increase in attenuation or any other damage to the completed cable or OPGW core such as bird caging. The test shall include but not limited to elongation versus load tests of the complete OPGW and its components after allowing for initial setting of the steel wires when load is applied. For sag-tension and design purposes. 1. The load shall be increased at a steady rate to 75% of the RTS and the overall elongation and the relative movements of the outer strands at tension loads of 50% RTS and less. IEC 1089. For sag-tension and design purposes an allowable strain margins or 85% of the lowest measured strain margin shall be applied. The test shall include but not limited to elongation versus load tests of the complete OPGW and its components after allowing for initial setting of the steel wires when load is applied.Relative Movement and Tensile Test: Circles perpendicular to the axis of the OPGW at locations within 500 mm from each dead-end clamp shall be marked and a steadily increasing tension load up to 50% of the rated tensile strength (RTS) of OPGW shall be applied. 1.2.

The fault current value shall be derived from the OPGW Isq. The test shall be passed if the calculated remnant strength is not less than 90% of the UTS and any increase in optical wave guide fibres attenuation measured at 1550 nm shall construed failure.(PAGE NO: 107) On an OPGW sample of minimum 5 m length. each for a minimum duration of five cycles. 1. A tension equal t 20% of the OPGW RTS shall be applied to a sample with minimum length of 30 m of cabled fibres and fault current derived from the required OPGW lxlxt rating shall be applied five times.1.4. Initial Stroke: a) Peak current 200 KA +/. two contact clamps shall be fixed with a predetermined bolt torgue.3. OPGW Short Circuit Test.2 Environmental Tests Water Penetration Test The test shall be conducted in accordance with IEC 794-1-f5.1. 1. The attenuation measurement at 1550 nm shall be made on each fibre at the . 1. 1. The mid point of the sample shall be subjected to a lightning stroke of negative polarity throught a 1 cm gap across the sample (The spacing/separation between each applied arc shall be greater than 200 mm) having the following nominal characteristics.1. Lightning Test Tension equal to 20% of the OPGW RTS shall be applied to a sample with minimum length of 30 m of cabled fibres.T ratings. Grounding Clamp Short Circuit Current and Temperature Rise.3.1. The core and OPGW surface temperatures plus attenuation shall be measured and recorded on a continual basis during the tests and for 30 minutes after each test.1.sec.C.10% c) Pulse length < 500 S d) Rise time < 25 S 2) Sustained Current: 1.C. The grounding clamp shall assembled on to a length of OPGW. The cable shall be preconditioned for eight hours at a temperature of 20 deg. tighten the connecting bolt to 5.10% b) Action Integral 2 (KA) Sec +/. a) Amplitude 200 – 800 A b) Pulse length 250 – 500 m. The damaged strands shall be deemed broken.2.0 dB/test fibre at 1550 nm shall construed failure.3. 1. Any damage to the OPGW or to the body of the grounding clamp. 1. c) Charge transfer 110 – 200 C The cable then shall be physically examined for evidence of damage. Any increase in optical wave guide fibres attenuation greater than 1.4. The test shall be conducted in accordance with IEC-794-1-F1 At least 500 m of cable on reel should be subjected to two cycles of temperatures variations. or a temperature rise of the grounding clamp of more than 50deg. An AC current of no less than the current determined on the OPGW short circuit test shall be applied and the temperature recorded.4. kg-m using a torque wrench and attach between the grounding clamp and the transformer connection.3. The tests shall be repeated at least five times and the average value recorded after correcting at 20 deg. C above the ambient temperature shall construed failure.5.1. The resistance shall be measured by a Kelvin double bridge by placing the clamps initially zero meters and subsequently one meter apart.4.1.

(PAGE NO: 108) end of this period. The individual components shall be visually and dimensionally checked to ensure that they conform to the requirements of the specification. The measured attenuation constitutes the reference nominal value. The resonance frequency thus identified shall be compared with the guaranteed value. The maximum variation of the attenuation shall not exceed the Bidder/ contractor/ supplier’s quoted values. ANNEXURE-IA ACCEPTANCE TESTS: 1. attenuation shall not exceed the The test shall be repeated ten times and the optical wave guide fibres attenuation at 1550 nm shall be recorded. c) Clamp Slip Test. The maximum variation of the Bidder/contractor/supplier’s quoted values. C by increment (step) of 10 per hour and the cable is maintained at – 20 deg.Vibration Damper a) Visual examination and dimensional verification. . b) Verification of Resonance Frequencies The damper shall be mounted on a shaker table and vibrated at damper clamp amplitude of +/-0. The temperature is then decreased from +20 deg.C to –20 deg.C for eight hours. A tolerance of +1 HZ at a frequency tower than 15 HZ and +2 HZ at a frequency higher than 15 HZ only shall be allowed.5 mm to determine the resonance frequencies shall be visually identified as the frequency at which damper mass vibrates with maximum amplitude on itself.

Galvanized Steel Surfaces: . The works of corrosion protection shall include all equipment and installations for sand blasting and paintings. The pull off loads shall not be less than the value guaranteed by the bidder. equipment shall be designed such that all surfaces can be finish – coated or recoated after erection at the site. The longitudinal pull shall be applied gradually until the mass begins to pull out of the messenger cable. including all paint repair works that may be necessary. Where possible. Strength of the Messenger cable The messenger cable shall be fixed in a suitable tensile testing machine and the tensile load shall be gradually applied until yield point is reached. There shall be no failure of component parts. f) h) ANNEXURE-II SURFACE TREATMENT AND CORROSION PROTECTION 1. Corrosion protection shall include the first 600 to 800 mm of steel surfaces of structures cast into concrete. g) Mess Pull Off Test Each mass shall be pulled off in tum by fixing the mass in one law and the clamp in the other of a suitable tensile testing machine. This work shall comprise the surface treatment priming and application of paint or metallic coatings in the work shop and at the site. 2. A torque of 150 percent of the manufacturer’s specified torque shall be applied to the bolt. The test set up is as described in Annexure-I. Galvanizing test The test shall be carried out as per IS 2486 Part-I except that both uniformity of zinc coating and standard preece test shall be carried out and the results obtained shall satisfy the requirements of this specification. The load shall be not less than the value guaranteed by the bidder.(PAGE NO: 109) d) e) Same as Annex-I.General: Equipment and all steel shall be painted or treated with protective coatings to prevent corrosion and provide a smart and pleasing appearance where requested by APTRANSCO. Clamp Bolt Torque Test The clamp shall be attached to a section of the conductor or earth wire.

galvanizing and protective coating are listed below: All steel for outdoor use is to be galvanized and further painted as may be specified All galvanizing is to be done by the hot – dip process with spelter. punching. and PVC covered. All material shall be safeguarded against embitterment during galvanizing. . trimming. c) it is raining.(PAGE NO: 110) The basic requirements for surface cleaning. No components are to be galvanized which are likely to come into subsequent contact with oil. All galvanized items are top be protected from injury to the zinc coating due to abrasion damage during periods of transit. etc.C. smooth and as free from sponge as possible. minimum 80 m/approximately 600 g/m 2 maximum 120 m/approximately 900 g/m 2 Where members are of such length that they cannot be dipped in one operation. all drilling. including bolts. All surfaces to be painted must be moisture-free and painting shall not take place when: a) the surface temperature is above 45 deg. If during the painting work. Also. great care shall be free of excess spelter after galvanizing. the paint shall first be allowed to dry. The other coats of paint are to be applied by brush roller or spray and in accordance with the paint manufacturers recommendations. storage and erection. PERFORMANCE AND APPLICATION OF PAINTS. For better adhesion and corrosion protection priming coats should be applied by brush or by airless spray only. The galvanizing procedure shall be started only after having finished all chipping. shall be galvanized. and the zinc coat applied shall have the following thickness. All steel. shall be galvanized at the manufacturers premises by means of hot-dipping in accordance with international recognized standards such as ASTM 123 or equivalent. but the threads to be left uncoated in the case of nuts. 3. cutting and welding shall have been completed and all burns removed. The zinc coating shall be uniform in thickness and so applied that it will adhere to the surface of the steel. Bolts are to be completely galvanized including the threads. GENERAL. If particularly specified for protection during transport and erection. nuts and washers. Single items such as fences. 3. not less than 98% of which must be pure zinc.1. Galvanised steel surfaces shall be chromate with approximately 3 micron thickness. excessive humidity. fitting and bending. Damaged areas to the coating are to be repaired with an approved zinc rich paint or hot zn-spray or other proven flake metallic compounds. and areas which have been damaged due to the above conditions must then be removed and renewed. clean. The zinc coating is to be uniform. all galvanized steel members shall be coated with a suitable pre-primer with minimum thickness of 40 micron and matching the primer to be applied after erection. b) the relative humidity is above 85% or the surface temperature is less than 3 deg. C. mist or rain occur.0.

g. 3. 3. Applicable shall be performed only by use of approved “strike-brushes” or as directed by the manufacturer’s recommendation. Sand Blasting All steel surfaces. cracks. Welded joints shall be thoroughly steel-brush cleaned prior to the application of the first primer coat. welding. weld splatter. Primer shall be applied within eight (8) hours after blast cleaning and before rusting occurs. etc. Galvanized. All working of the materials (e. Primer and top coat shall be by the same manufacturer.(PAGE NO: 111) Great care must be taken to ensure that paint is applied to all surfaces including crevices. drilling. grease and dirt shall be removed by abrasive blast cleaning to the base metal with quartz stand or corundum. This includes surfaces at joints. burrs. All external cast iron.3. Parts which cannot be blast-cleaned shall be cleaned free from rust and scale by powertool cleaning to the highest possible degree. all sand-blasted or otherwise mechanically treated surfaces shall be subjected to a thorough cleaning process during which all dirt. moisture.4. bronze and other non-ferrous surfaces do not require coating. Before the application of the primer. Clean cloths and suitable solvents shall be used for this process. The average surface roughness after sand blasting shall not exceed 40 microns. unused bolt holes and back-to-back members (where possible). rust. etc. storage and operation in the environment specified in this specification. Scale. All external cast iron. which may have collected is removed such that the primer is applied on suitable surfaces. Surface preparation for non-ferrous materials shall be subject to the approval of the Purchaser and will generally be required to conform to the recommendation of the coating manufacturer. plates. 3. Application of primer shall be in accordance with manufacturer’s written instructions. The supplier shall select a coating system to provide corrosion protection during shipment. grinding) shall be completed and surface defects (e. components and elements shall be sand-blasted prior to priming and painting. carbon steel and low alloy steel surface shall.2. Scraping and Wire Brushing.g. according to the above standards. . Priming and Painting. surface lamination and pitting) likely to be detrimental to the protective coating shall be eliminated prior to surface preparation. as a minimum. be protected by application of a primer and top coat. dust grease. carbon steel and low alloy steel surface shall be prepared for priming and by blast cleaning in accordance with the applicable recommendations of the coating manufacturer.

(PAGE NO: 112) Surface within 100 mm of field weld ends shall be protected with a certified weld through primer or strippable protective coating. the supplier shall submit applicable cleaning and coating procedures and specific description of coating material to be used. electrolitically zinc coated surfaces shall be either mechanically roughened by means of emery paper or chemically itched by means of t-wash or wash primer. etc. zinc oxide. if so required. zinc phosphate.60 m ----------------Total 160-220 m ----------------External surfaces of Transformer/Reactor Tank Hydropneumatic Tank etc. white rust and zinc corrosion products. Surface preparation of galvanized steel surfaces is proposed to be carried out in the following manner. a complete description of the corrosion protection he intends to provide. all surfaces shall be checked for any damage caused to the galvanizing. The supplier shall furnish. with his proposal. Extra amounts of paint sufficient for all repairs shall be made available and shall be applied according to specifications of this Solicitation to all surfaces after erection and before commissioning of equipment. the surfaces shall be treated as in a) and b) above. Minor damage shall be carefully freed from dust and shall be toughed – up with a zinc-rich primer. After cleaning. Major damages and welding seams shall be sandblasted in accordance with SA-3 (SIS 055900) and painted with a zinc-rich primer.100 m Epoxy final 40 . The paint film must adhere perfectly to the painted surface. Two (2) primer coats 2 x 40 m Binder : epoxy resin hardended with polyamide Pigment : titanium dioxide. After purchase order. carbon steel and low alloy steel surfaces shall be coated with an easily removable (by alkaline solution.i. All machined cast iron. The colour of successive coats of paint must be sufficiently different to allow easy identification of the sequence of painting on surfaces for control purposes. Prior to painting the galvanized steel surfaces shall be carefully brushed and washed with fresh water in order to remove all foreign matters such as salt. a) b) hot-dipped galvanized surfaces shall be lightly sandswept prior to paint application. Steel Surfaces (inside buildings) Zinc rich epoxy primer 40 – 60 m Epoxy intermediate (m. tinting additives Or alternatively . After erection and prior to the painting at site. dust sand and dirt tarnishing of surfaces must be avoided.o) 80 . steam or hot water) corrosion preventative compound. The interval between successive coats of paints shall be such as to allow the first coat to dry hard and to be an ideal state to receive the second coat.

(PAGE NO: 113) One (1) zinc power coat 90 m Binder : epoxy rein hardened with polyamide Pigment : zinc powder One (1) intermediate coat 40 m Binder : epoxy resin hardened with polyamide Pigment : titanium dioxide. panels and cubicles shall be coated electro statically with one coat of paint having a thickness of 65 m +/. ** Type: A chemical resistant primer based epoxy resin with amine adduct hardener. The internal part of the cabinets. The external part of the cabinets. . Cabinets.10 m.g. Wash-primer shall be applied in a very thin film (5-10 m) direct on pre-treated surfaces. (Excellent resistance to oil and solvent) – Colour : white. panels and cubicles shall be coated electro statically with one coat of paint having a thickness of 40 m +/. the temperature difference between the outside and the inside tank surface shall be limited. e. Part Thickness of paints shall be as follows: Epoxy Resin Primer (brushing or spraying) * m 80 Epoxy Resin Primer (brushing or spraying) **m 40 ---m 120 * Type: A chemical resistant primer based on expoxy resin with red lead pigment and amine adduct hardener (Excellent resistance to oil and solvent) – colour : oxide red.15 m. To avoid condensing water during the paint procedure. For unanodized aluminium. care should be taken not to damage the anodized layer and using a suitable pre-treatment. Cover. Core Steel plates etc. micaceous iron oxide. A one coat of a wash-primer shall be applied before proceeding with the specified coating system. With anodized aluminium. The paint material shall be applied according to the manufactuer’s instructions. by application of forced air circulation etc. Thickness of paints shall be as follows: Epoxy Resin with Polyamide (1 Layer) m 40 – 50 Polyurethane with isocyanate (3 Layer) m 120 – 130 ----------------Total m 160 – 180 Stainless Steel Surfaces. Aluminium and other light metal surfaces have to be cleaned and degreased by a detergent such as trichloroethylene prior to painting. panels and cubicles. Aluminium and other Light Metals. tinting additives Total coating thickness (dry-film) 160 m The final coat of painting shall be of pore-free and homogeneous quality and shall be of an uniform non-glossy shade of code RAL 7032 (silicagrey) or equivalent. Either coating shall be subjected to a 100% pinhole testing at the manufacturer’s premises and at site. a t-wash or wash primer may be used prior to paint application. Internal surfaces of Transformer/Reactor Tank..) For inside surfaces the following painting shall be applied: Sand-blasting in accordance with DIN 55928.

manufacturer and tested I conformity with the latest revision of the standards listed below: SIS 055900 DIN 55928 DIN 55945 DIN 18363 DIN 18364 DIN 53210 DIN 55151 ASTM 123 Swedish Standard Protective painting of steel structures instructions. designed. Thickness of paints shall be as follows: Epoxy Resin with Polyamide (2 Layer) m 80 – 90 Polyurethane with isocyanate (3 Layer) m 120 – 130 ----------------Total m 200 – 220 Galvanised Surfaces: Surface preparation of galvanized steel surfaces is proposed to be carried out in the following manner. Thickness of paints shall be as follows: Epoxy Resin with Polyamide (1 Layer) m 40 – 50 Polyurethane with isocyanate (3 Layer) m 120 – 130 ----------------Total m 160 – 180 Ordinary Steel Surfaces. all surfaces shall be checked for any damage caused to the galvanizing. white rust and zinc corrosion products. Surface Protection work for steel Determination of Rust degree. Zinc (hot-dip galvanized) coating on Iron & steel products. Minor damage shall be carefully freed from dust and shall be touched-up with a zinc-rich primer. Determination of adhesion. b) electrolitically zinc coated surfaces shall be either mechanically roughened by means of emery paper or chemically itched by means of t-wash or wash primer. etc. Major damages and welding seams shall be sandblasted in accordance with SA 3 (SIS 055 900) and painted with a zinc-rich primer. After erection and prior to the painting at site.(PAGE NO: 114) Sand sweep or brush down of the surfaces with nylon brushes is proposed prior to paint application. all metal parts shall be selected. the surfaces shall be treated as in a) and b) above. dust sand and dirt Tarnishing of surfaces must be avoided. Reference standard Except otherwise specified elsewhere in the specification. Painting Materials – Notions Pint Work – Buildings. After cleaning. Sand sweep or brush down of the surfaces with nylon brushes is proposed prior to paint application. Prior to painting the galvanized steel surfaces shall be carefully brushed and washed with fresh water in order to remove all foreign matters such as salt. . a) hot-dipped galvanized surfaces shall be lightly sand blasted prior to paint application.

Incorrect choice of paint for the service required: and d. peeling.) where it may be proven that the deterioration arises from: a. Insufficient cleaning of the surface before painting c. Poor quality paint. b. etc.No. wrinkles. it will be the responsibility of the supplier to repair or replace without charge all paintwork. flakes or rust. bubbles. of buffer tubes No. of empty tubes( if any) Filling material Strength members Binding yarn/tape 10%Aluminium clad steel (Daimeter & number) Aluminium alloy wires Tech.Particulars wire . 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Description Make & Model No. of Fibres in OPGW Mode Buffer type Buffer tube diameter Buffer tube material No. In such cases.(PAGE NO: 115) Guarantees: The guarantee period of the paint work shall be one (1) year.III GUARANTEED TECHNICAL PARTICULARS TO BE FILLED BY THE BIDDER Sl. Incorrect application of paint itself to the surface. During this period. The Optical Fibre Distribution Frame shall include all the necessary functions such as     Cable securing and Grounding Housing of Mechanical and / or fusion joints Connector / Adapters termination Storage of Fibre cords ANNEXURE . Showing defects (such as discoloration. of fibres per tube Identifiaction/numbering of individual tubes No. the supplier shall take charge of restoration of all parts which have shown defects.

Breaking load /Ultimate Tensile Strength Fibre Strain margin Weight Crush strength Modulus of Elasticity Minimum bending radius Maximum bending radius Permissible CTS Tensile stress Coeffiecint of inner expansion Coefficient of expansion Cladding Core Nominal operating temperature range SC current transient peak temperature Maximum allowable temperature for lightning strike Available length of cable per drum: Min Max. Splice loss(Max. & Min.(PAGE NO: 116) 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 (Daimeter & number) Aluminium tube diameter Approximate outside diameter Cable diameter Cable cross section area Min. allowable) Operating Temperature range Expected Cable Life Fibre production method Core diameter Core non circularity Cladding diameter Core Clad Concentricity Error Cladding noncircularity Protective coating type & material Primary Secondary Coating concentricity Colour coding scheme compliant with EIA395A/IEC3047 Attenuation Coefficient @1310nm @1550nm Attenuation variation With Wavelength(+/-5nm 49 TemperatureMode field non .

8.015 50 . 5. (Vertical Acceleration) Average number of thunder storm days per year 45 5 32 74% 1500 JUNE TO OCTOBER 120 DAYS 44 TO 50 1000 0. 9. relative humidity Annual Rain fall (Max) mm Rainy days in a Year (days) Basic wind speed m/sec Maximum Altitude above mean sea level (meters) Seismic level (Horizontal acceleration) 11. 6. Location: 400kV Gajwel – Jaipur (TPP) – 163 kM Maximum Ambient Temperature (Degree C) Minimum ambient air Temperature (Degree C) Daily average ambient Temperature (Degree C) Max. 4. 3.03 0.(PAGE NO: 117) 50 Circularity Chromatic Dispersion At 1310 nm At 1550 nm ANNEXURE – IV CLIMATIC CONDITIONS 1. 2. 10. 7.

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