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Cable pits for NBN

NBNNBN pit and coverNBN Co has developed and operates Australia’s wholesale broadband access network.

ACO offers pit solutions to meet NBN Co. TIB:017 detailed below.

 

Pits

Pit PurposeMinimum internal dimensions (mm)Nominal external dimensions (mm)Industry pit type naming convention
LengthWidthDepthLengthWidthDepth
Service Drop Access Pit490150500650280565Type 2
Service Drop Access Pit or Local Network Pit or Boundary Pit (for premises connection points)510290540700450650Type 5
Distribution Pit or Local Network Connection Pit11303908201360555860Type 8
Fibre Distribution Hub Pit18203708402000555900Type 9

Lids

ACO Concrete Lids For NBN

ACO has a range of concrete lids to meet NBN Co. TIB:017 detailed below.

  • Pit lids must weigh not more than 38 kg each with the weight of the lid clearly labelled on the lid
  • Pit lids must have a pit lid lifting tool hole at each end of the lid capable of being used with an industry accepted lifting tool
  • The pit lids shall be embossed with the descriptor of ‘NBN’.
  • Pit lid lifting holes must be designed to prevent the insertion of materials including needle sharps.
  • Pit lids must be tested by a certified laboratory.  A certificate of compliance must be produced on request

NBN Parts List

Type 2 | 290mm x 560mm x 575mm
  Part No Depth (mm) Weight (kg) JPG DWG
Type 2 polyethylene pit 75946 575 6.0 JPG
Type 2 NBN Lid 141814 575 15
Type 2 NBN - Lide marked ELEC 142283 575 15

Note: All multiple lid arrangements are supplied with spreader bars

Type 5 side retro ribs | 463mm x 713mm x 635mm
  Part No Depth (mm) Weight (kg) JPG DWG
Type 5 polyethylene pit (retroribs side only) 76042 635 10.0 JPG
Type 5 NBN Lid 141815 635 30

Note: All multiple lid arrangements are supplied with spreader bars

Type 6 & Type 8 side retro ribs | 565mm x 1378mm x 890mm
  Part No Depth (mm) Weight (kg) JPG DWG
Type 6 polyethylene pit 75475 670 33.0 JPG
Type 8 polyethylene pit 75018 890 42.0 JPG
Type 6/8 NBN Lid 141837 890 42

Note: All multiple lid arrangements are supplied with spreader bars

Type 9 | 565mm x 2040mm x 898mm
  Part No Depth (mm) Weight (kg) JPG
Type 9 polyethylene pit 75099 898 60.0 JPG
Type 9 NBN Lid 141831 898 36

Note: All multiple lid arrangements are supplied with spreader bars

To view, ACO NBN lid datasheet, click here

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