Simplex Factory5 Cable 2.5 mm Based Construction Step-Index 200 µm HCS® Riser and General Purpose Cable

OFS 2.5 mm HCS fibre cables are designed primarily for industrial data-communication applications. Taking advantage of the durability and toughness of HCS optical fibres, these tight-buffer cables surround the fibre with high-strength aramid yarn and are protected with a tough 2.5 mm diameter PVC jacket. For especially heavy-duty environments, choose the Factory5 option.
Unit of Measure

Optical Properties


N/A Multimode Step-Index


N/A @ 850 nm, ≤ 8 dB/km

Fibre Specifications

N/A , 200 0.37 NA Low OH Optical Fibre

Cable Design


N/A Simplex Factory5

Numerical Aperture

N/A 0.37

Fiber Core Diameter

N/A 200 ± 4 µm

Sub-Unit Diameter

N/A 2.5 ± 0.2 mm

Outer Cable Diameter

N/A 5.0 mm

Cable Weight

N/A 25 kg/km

Outer Jacket Material


Outer Jacket Color

N/A Black

Flammability Rating

N/A UL-1666 (Riser), c(UL)US

Installation and Usage Specifications

Installation Load Maximum

N/A 300 lb1334 N

Operating Load Maximum

N/A 150 lb667 N

Minimum Bend Installation

N/A 75 mm

Minimum Bend Operating

N/A 50 mm

Operating Temperature

N/A -20 to +80 ºC

Storage Temperature

N/A -20 to +80 ºC

Ordering Information

Product Description Code

N/A Uncoded

Order From Location

1.888.438.9936 toll-free in the United States and Canada
1.860.678.0371 from outside the U.S.A.
55 Darling Drive
Avon, CT 06001, USA

Order By Item #

N/A C14787

Typical Applications

N/A Factory Automation Near-IR Spectroscopy Industrial Communications Laser Power Delivery

Crimp & Cleave Compatibility

N/A SMA Connectors ST Connectors


N/A Also Available in Breakout Construction with up to 18 Sub-Units Jacket Color Print Legend Terminated Assemblies