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

Type

N/A Multimode Graded-Index

Numerical Aperture

N/A 0.20

Bandwidth

N/A @ 1300 nm, ≥ 400 MHz-km@ 850 nm, ≥ 400 MHz-km

Attenuation

N/A @ 1300 nm, ≤ 1.0 dB/km@ 850 nm, ≤ 2.8 dB/km

Dimensions/Geometric Properties

Core Diameter

N/A 50 ± 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

N/A HCS®

Buffer Material

N/A ETFE

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

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

Order By Item #

N/A F16496

Typical Applications

N/A Factory Automation Short-to-Medium Distance Communications

Options

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