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.
Unit of Measure

Optical Properties


N/A Multimode Graded-Index

Numerical Aperture

N/A 0.275

Numerical Aperture Tolerance

N/A ± 0.020


N/A @ 1300 nm, ≥ 500 MHz-km@ 850 nm, ≥ 200 MHz-km


N/A @ 1300 nm, ≤ 1.2 dB/km@ 850 nm, ≤ 3.5 dB/km

Dimensions/Geometric Properties

Core Diameter

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

Coating/Buffer Descriptions

Cladding Material

N/A Silica

Coating Material


Buffer Material


Mechanical and Testing Data

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

How To Order:

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 F14404

Typical Applications

N/A Avionics Communications Wind Turbines


N/A Buffer Color Buffer Diameter Cabling Crimp & Cleave Connectorization Proof Test