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Optical fibre - types available

These are the principal fibre types used in the fibre optic cables supplied by Tech Optics. Other specialist fibre types and core/cladding dimension fibres are readily available - please enquire.

  1. OM2; OM3; OM4; 50/125µm Multimode fibre in loose tube construction

    OM2; OM3; OM4; 50/125µm Multimode fibre in loose tube construction, primarily for outside plant applications.

    Specifications:

    Core Diameter  50.0 ± 3.0 µm
    Cladding Diameter  125.0 ± 2.0 µm
    Core-Clad Concentricity < 3.0 µm
    Core Non-Circularity ≤5.0%
    Cladding Non-Circularity <2.0%
    Coating Diameter 245 ± 10 µm
    Coating-Cladding Concentricity <12 µm
    Proof Test 100 kpsi (0.70 GN/m2)
    Point Discontinuity ≤0.20 dB @ 850 nm and 1300 nm
    Zero Dispersion Wavelength (λo) 1297 nm ≤ λo ≤ 1316 nm
    Zero Dispersion Slope (So) ≤0.101 ps/(nm2 · km)

     

    Maximum Attenuation 3.5 dB/km @ 850 nm
      1.5 dB/km @ 1300 nm
    AT Water Peak ≤3.0 dB/km @ 1380 nm
    Minimum Bandwidth 500 Mhz-km @ 850 nm
      500 Mhz-km @ 1300 nm
    Numerical Aperture 0.200 ± 0.015

  2. OM2; OM3; OM4; 50/125µm Multimode fibre in tight buffered construction

    OM2; OM3; OM4; 50/125µm Multimode fibre in tight buffered construction, for indoor, riser and internal/external cables

    Specifications:

    Core Diameter  50.0 ± 3.0 µm
    Cladding Diameter  125.0 ± 2.0 µm
    Core-Clad Concentricity < 3.0 µm
    Core Non-Circularity ≤5.0%
    Cladding Non-Circularity <2.0%
    Coating Diameter 245 ± 10 µm
    Coating-Cladding Concentricity <12 µm
    Buffer Diameter 900 ± 50 µm
    Proof Test 100 kpsi (0.70 GN/m2)
    Point Discontinuity ≤0.20 dB @ 850 nm and 1300 nm
    Zero Dispersion Wavelength (λo) 1297 nm ≤ λo ≤ 1316 nm
    Zero Dispersion Slope (So) ≤0.101 ps/(nm2 · km)

     

    Maximum Attenuation 3.5 dB/km @ 850 nm
      1.5 dB/km @ 1300 nm
    At Water Peak ≤3.0 dB/km @ 1380 nm
    Minimum Bandwidth 500 Mhz-km @ 850 nm
      500 Mhz-km @ 1300 nm
    Numerical Aperture 0.200 ± 0.015

  3. OM1; 62.5/125µm Multimode fibre in loose tube construction

    OM1; 62.5/125µm Multimode fibre in loose tube construction, primarily for outside plant applications.

    Specifications:

    Core Diameter  62.5 ± 3.0 µm
    Cladding Diameter  125.0 ± 2.0 µm
    Core-Clad Concentricity ≤3.0 µm
    Core Non-Circularity ≤5.0%
    Cladding Non-Circularity <2.0%
    Coating Diameter 245 ± 10 µm
    Coating-Cladding Concentricity <12 µm
    Proof Test 100 kpsi (0.70 GN/m2)
    Point Discontinuity ≤0.20 dB @ 850 nm and 1300 nm
    Zero Dispersion Wavelength (λo) 1332 nm ≤ λo ≤ 1354 nm
    Zero Dispersion Slope (So) ≤0.097 ps/(nm2 · km)

     

    Maximum Attenuation 3.5 dB/km @ 850 nm
      1.0 dB/km @ 1300 nm
    AT Water Peak ≤1.0 dB/km @ 1380 nm
    Minimum Bandwidth 200 Mhz-km @ 850 nm
      500 Mhz-km @ 1300 nm
    Numerical Aperture 0.275 ± 0.015

  4. OM1; 62.5/125µm Multimode fibre in tight buffered construction

    OM1; 62.5/125µm Multimode fibre in tight buffered construction, for indoor, riser and internal/external cables

    Specifications:

    Core Diameter  62.5 ± 3.0 µm
    Cladding Diameter  125.0 ± 2.0 µm
    Core-Clad Concentricity ≤3.0 µm
    Core Non-Circularity ≤5.0%
    Cladding Non-Circularity <2.0%
    Coating Diameter 245 ± 10 µm
    Coating-Cladding Concentricity <12 µm
    Buffer Diameter 900 ± 50 µm
    Proof Test 100 kpsi (0.70 GN/m2)
    Point Discontinuity ≤0.20 dB @ 850 nm and 1300 nm
    Zero Dispersion Wavelength (λo) 1332 nm ≤ λo ≤ 1354 nm
    Zero Dispersion Slope (So) ≤0.097 ps/(nm2 · km)

     

    Maximum Attenuation 3.5 dB/km @ 850 nm
      1.0 dB/km @ 1300 nm
    At Water Peak ≤1.0 dB/km @ 1380 nm
    Minimum Bandwidth 200 Mhz-km @ 850 nm
      500 Mhz-km @ 1300 nm
    Numerical Aperture 0.275 ± 0.015

  5. OS2; 09/125µm Singlemode fibre in loose tube construction

    OS2; 09/125µm Singlemode fibre in loose tube construction, primarily for outside plant applications

    Specifications:

    Core Diameter  8.3µm
    Mode Field Diameter 9.30 ± 0.50µm @ 1310 nm
      10.50 ± 1.00µm @ 1550 nm
    Cladding Diameter  125.0 ± 2.0µm
    Core-Clad Concentricity ≤0.5 µm
    Core Non-Circularity ≤1.0%
    Cladding Non-Circularity <2.0%
    Coating Diameter 245 ± 5µm
    Coating-Cladding Concentricity <12 µm
    Proof Test 100kpsi (0.70GN/m2)
    Point Discontinuity ≤0.10 dB @ 850 nm and 1300 nm
    Zero Dispersion Wavelength (λo) 1300 nm ≤ λo ≤ 1320 nm
    Zero Dispersion Slope (So) ≥0.101 ps/(nm2 · km)

     

    Maximum Attenuation 0.5 dB/km @ 1310nm
      0.5 dB/km @ 1550nm
    AT Water Peak ≤2.1 dB/km @ 1380nm ± 3 nm
    VS Wavelength ≤0.05 dB/km @ 1285 - 1330 nm
      ≤0.05 dB/km @ 1525 - 1575 nm
    Numerical Aperture 0.13

  6. OS2; 09/125µm Singlemode fibre in tight buffered construction

    OS2; 09/125µm Singlemode fibre in tight buffered construction, for indoor, riser and internal/external cables

    Specifications:

    Core Diameter  8.3µm
    Mode Field Diameter 9.30 ± 0.50µm @ 1310 nm
      10.50 ± 1.00µm @ 1550 nm
    Cladding Diameter  125.0 ± 2.0µm
    Core-Clad Concentricity ≤0.5 µm
    Core Non-Circularity ≤1.0%
    Cladding Non-Circularity <2.0%
    Coating Diameter 245 ± 5µm
    Coating-Cladding Concentricity <12 µm
    Buffer Diameter 900 ± 50µm
    Proof Test 100kpsi (0.70GN/m2)
    Point Discontinuity ≤0.10 dB @ 850 nm and 1300 nm
    Zero Dispersion Wavelength (λo) 1300 nm ≤ λo ≤ 1320 nm
    Zero Dispersion Slope (So) ≥0.101 ps/(nm2 · km)

     

    Maximum Attenuation 0.5 dB/km @ 1310nm
      0.5 dB/km @ 1550nm
    At Water Peak ≤2.1 dB/km @ 1380nm ± 3 nm
    VS Wavelength ≤0.05 dB/km @ 1285 - 1330 nm
      ≤0.05 dB/km @ 1525 - 1575 nm
    Numerical Aperture 0.13