Simplex Tight-Buffered Cable

Waveoptics® Simplex Tight-Buffered Cables are designed for indoor applications, general installation purposes, data centers or patch cord production, where consistency and uniformity are required for fast terminations.


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Simplex Tight-Buffered Cable

Waveoptics® Simplex Tight-Buffered Cables are designed for indoor applications, general installation purposes, data centers or patch cord production, where consistency and uniformity are required for fast terminations.

Available in different configurations according to cable diameter to meet tooling and termination requirements. The optical fiber is under a protective cover made of acrylate and a tight buffer. Aramid yarn as a strength member to provide excellent tensile strength during installation.

Design Properties

Fiber Count 1
Tight Buffer Diameter 0.9 mm (0.04 in) (±5%)
Nominal Outer Diameter 1.6 mm & 2 mm, 2.95 mm(0.06 in, 0.08 in & 0.12 in) (±5%)
Dielectric Strength Member Aramid Yarn
Outer Jacket / Tight Buffer Material PVC Riser / PVC Plenum
Reel Length 6,562 ft & 13,123 ft (2 km & 4 km) (±5%)

Temperature Range

Operation (Riser/Plenum) -20°C to 70°C (-4°F to 158°F) / 0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)
Installation (Riser/Plenum) -10°C to 60°C (14°F to 140°F) / ?0°C to 60°C (32°F to 140°F)
Storage / Transport (Riser/Plenum) -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F) / -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)

Mechanical Properties

Maximum Crush Resistance 350 N/100mm
Minimum Bend Radius (Operation/Installation) 25 mm (1 in) / 50 mm (2 in)