Grounded in traditional HCS® coating technology, the new range of GiHCS® optical fibers from OFS combine renowned high mechanical strength characteristics with enhanced bandwith Graded-Index core designs. This supports the trend toward Ethernet-based protocols in industrial networking with high reliability optical fibers for harsh environmental conditions.
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Multimode Graded-Index Optical Fibers

50 µm GiHCS® Optical Fibers

Multimode Graded-Index Optical Fibers

62.5 µm GiHCS® Optical Fibers
Description N/A Grounded in traditional HCS® coating technology, the new range of GiHCS® optical fibers from OFS combine renowned high mechanical strength characteristics with enhanced bandwith Graded-Index core designs. This supports the trend toward Ethernet-based protocols in industrial networking with high reliability optical fibers for harsh environmental conditions.
Type N/A Multimode Graded-Index
Numerical Aperture N/A 0.20 N/A 0.275
Numerical Aperture Tolerance N/A N/A ± 0.020
Bandwidth N/A @ 1300 nm, ≥ 400 MHz-km@ 850 nm, ≥ 400 MHz-km N/A @ 1300 nm, ≥ 500 MHz-km@ 850 nm, ≥ 200 MHz-km
Attenuation N/A @ 1300 nm, ≤ 1.0 dB/km@ 850 nm, ≤ 2.8 dB/km N/A @ 1300 nm, ≤ 1.2 dB/km@ 850 nm, ≤ 3.5 dB/km
Core Diameter N/A 50 ± 3 µm N/A 62.5 ± 3 µm
Cladding Diameter N/A 200 ± 4 µm
Coating Diameter N/A 230 +0/-10 µm
ETFE Buffer Diameter N/A 500 ± 30 µm
Core/Coating Offset N/A < 5 µm
Core/Clad Offset N/A < 3 µm
Crimp & Cleave Compatible N/A Yes
Cladding Material N/A Silica
Coating Material N/A HCS®
Buffer Material N/A ETFE
Short-Term Bend Radius N/A > 10 mm
Long-Term Bend Radius N/A > 16 mm
Operating Temperature N/A -65 to +125 ºC
Proof Test Level N/A 150 kpsi1.03 GPa
Order From Location N/A AVON 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
Typical Applications N/A Factory Automation Short-to-Medium Distance Communications N/A Avionics Communications Wind Turbines
Options N/A Buffer Color Buffer Diameter Cabling Crimp & Cleave Connectorization Proof Test
Order By Item # N/A F16496 N/A F14404