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SECTION 27967 Optical Fiber Test and Documentation Procedure

TEST ES!"TS D#T# S$EET Pro%ect Name&'''''''''''''''''''''''''''' Test Date&''''''''''''''''''''''''' Tester used&'''''''''''''''''''''''' Serial Number&''''''''''''''''''''' Cre( )embers&''''''''''''''''''''''''''' '''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' Current *$i+, - "o(.''''''''''''''''''''''' Filter *on - O//. Fre0uenc1 *$2. T34 Identi/ication&''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' e/erence Test esistance&'''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''5 Table 678 Test esults 3round e/erence S1stem Continuit1 Test Data T34 T34 (it, T34 (it, Panelboard and Panelboard 3round 4uildin+ Steel 3round e/erence Test e/erence Test e/erence Test *Di//erence. *Di//erence. *Di//erence. SECTION 27967 OPTIC#" FI4E TEST #ND DOC!)ENT#TION P OCED! E P# T 9 : 3ENE #" 1.1 SUMMARY T,is Section includes& #7 Premises bac;bone optical /iber testin+ met,ods and procedures 97 27 =7 67 1.2 End:to:end attenuation testin+ per se+ment Si+nature traces */or sin+lemode /iber ON"<. Connector and /usion splice loss measurements */or sin+lemode /iber ON"<. Testin+ +uidelines ''''''''''''''''''''''' '''''''''''''''''''''''

SUBMITTALS #7 Submit product data under pro>isions o/ Di>ision:9 and t,e 3eneral Pro>isions o/ t,e Contract7 47 Submit product data /or t,e /ollo(in+& 97 27 Po(er meter model and manu/acturer7 OTD model and manu/acturer */or sin+lemode /iber ON"<.7

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REFERENCES #7 #NSI?EI#?TI#:@6A:# Commercial 4uildin+ Telecommunications Cablin+ Standard7 47 C7 #NSI?EI#?TI#:@26:96#B )et,od 4& Optical Po(er "oss )easured o/ Installed )ultimode Fiber Cable Plant7 #NSI?EI#?TI#:@26:7:Test )et,od #79& Optical Po(er "oss )easured o/ Installed Sin+le: mode Fiber Cable Plant7

P# T 2 : TESTIN3 2.1 END-TO-END ATTENUATION TESTING PER SEGMENT #7 T,e optical po(er loss in t,e optical /iber s,all be measured /or eac, se+ment o/ optical /iber cable b1 per/ormin+ end:to:end attenuation testin+ o/ cable se+ments7 47 T,e O(ner (ill pro>ide t,e Contractor (it, a table o/ t,e eCpected optical po(er loss /or t,e optical /iber calculated in 988 /oot increments +i>en t,e test met,odB 0uantit1 o/ splicesB 0uantit1 o/ connectorsB and (a>elen+t,7

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End:to:End #ttenuation Test e0uirements #7 Testin+ s,all be per/ormed on all optical /ibers in all cables7 47 C7 Eac, cable s,all be tested end to end7 #ll testin+ s,all be per/ormed a/ter t,e optical /iber cable is installed in its /inal restin+ placeB a/ter all bu//er tubesB pi+tailsB and /iber strands are routed and secured in t,eir /inal restin+ placeB and a/ter all optical /iber strands are terminated (it, connectors and inserted into t,e adapters in t,e connector panels (it,in t,e enclosures7 #ll measurements and recordin+s s,all be per/ormed (it, t,e optical source at t,e entrance /acilit17

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End:to:End #ttenuation Test Procedure #7 )!"TI)ODE FI4E 97 27 =7 67 @7 47 97 27 =7 67 @7 Per/orm t,e test at bot, A@8 nm and 9=88 nm7 Testin+ s,all be per/ormed in one direction7 Tests s,all be per/ormed (it, a optical source and optical po(er meter7 T,e test procedure t,at s,all be used is #NSI?EI#?TI#:@26:96#:Test )et,od 4B Optical Po !" Lo## M!a#$"!% o& I'#tall!% M$lti(o%! Fi)!" Ca)l! Pla't. Identi/1 unsol>able discrepancies to t,e O(ner and En+ineer7 Per/orm t,e test at bot, 9=98 nm and 9@@8 nm7 Testin+ s,all be per/ormed in one direction7 Tests s,all be per/ormed (it, a optical source and optical po(er meter7 T,e test procedure t,at s,all be used is #NSI?EI#?TI#:@26:7:Test )et,od #79B Optical Po !" Lo## M!a#$"!% o& I'#tall!% Si'*l!-(o%! Fi)!" Ca)l! Pla't. Identi/1 unsol>able discrepancies to t,e O(ner and En+ineer7

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End:to:End #ttenuation Test esult #nal1sis #7 In t,e /ield (it, t,e test +ear in placeB compare t,e test result (it, t,e eCpected optical po(er loss /rom t,e O(ner:/urnis,ed table7 Trouble:s,oot and correct /or results t,at are outside t,e eCpected ran+e and (,en t,e results pro>e inconsistent and retest7 T,is is an iterati>e process7 47 Noti/1 t,e O(ner and En+ineer o/ test results t,at are out o/ ran+e /or reasons ot,er t,an installation practices7

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End:to:End #ttenuation Test Documentation #7 T,e Test Documentation re0uirements are t,e minimum re0uirements7 Ot,er details o/ presentation and recordin+ met,ods (ill be discussed (it, t,e O(ner and En+ineer7 3ain appro>al /rom O(ner and En+ineer o/ t,e test documentation /ormat and content prior to campus:(ide testin+7 Coordinate (it, O(ner and En+ineer to +et representati>e sample o/ t,e documentation /ormat and content /or re>ie(7 47 C7 D7 Pro>ide t,e O(ner (it, bot, a printed cop1 and t,e electronic /iles on dis; o/ t,e test results7 T,e Contractor s,all pro>ide t,e test data in a completeB consistentB and tabular /ormat7 #ll results s,all be printed /rom a laser printer7 T,e report s,all include t,e in/ormation s,o(n in #ppendiC:#7 T,e report s,all be /ormatted as s,o(n in #ppendiC:# unless ot,er(ise appro>ed b1 t,e O(ner and En+ineer7 T,e in/ormation s,o(n is t,e minimum t,at s,all be included in t,e report7 eports +enerated b1 t,e optical test e0uipment are acceptable i/ appro>ed b1 t,e O(ner and En+ineer7 Pro>ide t,e printed results paper:clipped to+et,er in numerical order b1 buildin+ /iber cable number7 T,e tab label s,all indicate ON"< t,e cable number on a laser printed label7

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SIGNATURE TRACES +SINGLEMODE FIBER ONLY, #7 T,e si+nature trace s,all be recorded /or eac, optical /iber to document and >alidate t,e inte+rit1 o/ t,e /iber strand /or e>ent po(er:loss and se+ment 0ualit1B and to document cable len+t,7 47 T,e si+nature trace s,all be recorded /or eac, optical /iber in eac, se+ment o/ optical /iber cable7

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Si+nature Trace )easurement and ecordin+ e0uirements #7 Eac, optical /iber in all cables s,all be measured and recorded7 47 #ll measurements and recordin+s s,all be per/ormed a/ter t,e optical /iber cable is installed in its /inal restin+ placeB a/ter all bu//er tubesB pi+tailsB and /iber strands are routed and secured in t,eir /inal restin+ placeB and a/ter all optical /iber strands are terminated (it, connectors and inserted into t,e adapters in t,e connector panels (it,in t,e enclosures7 #ll measurements and recordin+s s,all be per/ormed (it, t,e optical source at t,e entrance /acilit17

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Si+nature Trace )easurement and ecordin+ Procedure #7 )!"TI)ODE FI4E *NOT #PP"IC#4"E. 47 SIN3"E:)ODE FI4E 97 27 =7 Per/orm t,e measurement and recordin+ at bot, 9=98 nm and 9@@8 nm7 Testin+ s,all be per/ormed in one direction7 Tests s,all be per/ormed usin+ an OTD and /iber test lead7

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Test setup s,all include at least 788 /eet o/ /iber test lead inserted bet(een t,e OTD and t,e connector panel7 Do not use t,e /iber plant as t,e test lead7 Identi/1 unsol>able discrepancies to t,e O(ner and En+ineer7

Si+nature Trace Test esult #nal1sis #7 In t,e /ield (it, t,e test +ear in placeB re>ie( t,e trace to >alidate all re/lecti>e e>ents7 Trouble: s,oot and correct /or results t,at are outside t,e eCpected results and retest7 T,is is an iterati>e process7 47 Noti/1 t,e O(ner and En+ineer o/ test results t,at are out o/ ran+e /or reasons ot,er t,an installation practices7

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Si+nature Trace Test Documentation #7 T,e Test Documentation re0uirements are t,e minimum re0uirements7 Ot,er details o/ presentation and recordin+ met,ods (ill be discussed (it, t,e O(ner and En+ineer7 3ain appro>al /rom O(ner and En+ineer o/ t,e test documentation /ormat and content prior to campus:(ide testin+7 Coordinate (it, O(ner and En+ineer to +et representati>e sample o/ t,e documentation /ormat and content /or re>ie(7 47 Pro>ide t,e O(ner (it, bot, a printed cop1 and t,e electronic /iles on dis; o/ t,e trace in/ormation7 97 27 T,e printed and electronic test results s,all ,a>e t,e trace mar;ers?cursors set on t,e trace to s,o( onl1 t,e cable se+ment and t,e connector on eac, end7 T,e /ollo(in+ in/ormation t,at s,all be included on t,e trace includes& a7 b7 c7 d7 e7 /7 +7 ,7 C7 D7 5a>elen+t, Pulse (idt, settin+ IndeC o/ re/raction T,e /iber and cable identi/ication Near:end and /ar:end test locations "abel se+ment len+t, End:to:end loss Cable len+t,

T,e Contractor s,all pro>ide t,e test data in a complete and consistent /ormat7 #ll results s,all be printed /rom a laser printer7 Pro>ide t,e printed results contained in a 9D t,ree:rin+ noteboo; binder in numerical order b1 buildin+ /iber cable number7 Pro>ide tabbed s,eets separatin+ t,e test results /or eac, cable7 T,e tab label s,all indicate ON"< t,e cable number on a laser printed label7 )ultiple >olumes are necessar17 T,e co>er o/ t,e noteboo; s,ould readD EPRO-ECT NAMED buildin+ name *4"D37 No7 C. EOTD TracesD EFolume No7D G date *mont, and 1ear.

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CONNECTOR AND FUSION SPLICE LOSS MEASUREMENTS +SINGLE MODE FIBER ONLY, #7 T,e near:end loss /or /ield:installed connectors and /usion splices s,all be measured to >alidate t,e loss compared (it, t,e acceptable loss per connection and splice7 47 C. T,e si+nature trace s,all be recorded /or eac, optical /iber in eac, se+ment o/ optical /iber cable7 Pl!a#! 'ot!. T/i# t!#t a'% t/! 0Si*'at$"! T"ac!#1 +i%!'ti&i!% i' pa"a*"ap/ 2.2, #/o$l% )! p!"&o"(!% at t/! #a(! ti(! a'% "!co"%!% o' t/! #a(! t"ac!. T/! p$"po#! o& t/! t o t!#t p"oc!%$"!# /o !2!"3 a"! 'ot t/! #a(! t/o$*/ t/!4 (a4 )! p!"&o"(!% at t/! #a(! ti(! a'% #/o ' o' o'! t"ac!.

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Connector and Fusion Splice "oss )easurement and ecordin+ e0uirements #7 T,e re0uirements are t,e same as 272797 Connector and Fusion Splice "oss )easurement and ecordin+ Procedure #7 )!"TI)ODE FI4E *NOT #PP"IC#4"E. 47 SIN3"E:)ODE FI4E 97 27 =7 67 @7 67 Per/orm t,e measurement and recordin+ at bot, 9=98 nm and 9@@8 nm7 Testin+ s,all be per/ormed in one direction7 Tests s,all be per/ormed usin+ an OTD and /iber test lead7 Test setup s,all include at least 788 /eet o/ /iber test lead inserted bet(een t,e OTD and t,e connector panel7 Do not use t,e /iber plant as t,e test lead7 T,e loss at t,e /usion splice s,all be 879 d4 as measured b1 t,e /usion splicin+ mac,ine7 Fusion splice e0uipment s,all be Si!co" M56 o" !7$al o" )!tt!"7 Identi/1 unsol>able discrepancies to t,e O(ner and En+ineer7

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Connector and Fusion Splice "oss Test esult #nal1sis #7 In t,e /ield (it, t,e test +ear in placeB re>ie( t,e trace to >alidate all re/lecti>e e>ents7 Trouble: s,oot and correct /or results t,at are outside t,e eCpected connector and /usion splice >alues and retest7 T,is is an iterati>e process7 47 Noti/1 t,e O(ner and En+ineer o/ test results t,at are out o/ ran+e /or reasons ot,er t,an installation practices7

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Connector and Fusion Splice "oss Test Documentation #7 T,e test results are s,o(n on t,e same trace (it, t,e ESi+nature TracesD results and (ill be included (it, t,e test documentation re0uired in para+rap, 272767 TESTING GUIDELINES #7 T,e /ollo(in+ common +uidelines appl1 to all test procedures and s,all be /ollo(ed to promote e//icient and accurate testin+& 97 27 =7 Test %umpers s,all be o/ t,e same /iberB /iber core si2e and connector t1pe as t,e cable bein+ tested7 Po(er meter and t,e li+,t source s,all be set to t,e same (a>elen+t,7 Ensure t,at t,e li+,t source or OTD operates (it,in t,e ran+e o/ A@8 H =8 nm to 9=88

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H 28 nm in accordance (it, #NSI?EI#?TI#:@26:96#7 Po(er meters s,all be calibrated and traceable to NIST7 67 @7 #ll s1stem optical connectorsB slee>esB and %umpers s,all be properl1 cleaned prior to measurement7 T,e IndeC o/ re/raction s,all be obtained /rom t,e cable documentation submitted (it, t,e cable reel7 I/ t,e in/ormation is not on t,e documentation is s,all be obtained /rom t,e manu/acturer o/ t,e cable7

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