Simplex Factory5 Cable 2.5 mm Based Construction Step-Index 200 µm HCS® Riser and General Purpose Cable

OFS 2.5 mm HCS fiber cables are designed primarily for industrial data-communication applications. Taking advantage of the durability and toughness of HCS optical fibers, these tight-buffer cables surround the fiber with high-strength aramid yarn and are protected with a tough 2.5 mm diameter PVC jacket. For especially heavy-duty environments, choose the Factory5 option.
Unit of Measure

Optical Properties


N/A Multimode Step-Index


N/A @ 850 nm, ≤ 8 dB/km

Fiber Specifications

N/A , 200 µm HCS 0.37 NA Low OH Optical Fiber

Cable Design


N/A Simplex Factory5

Numerical Aperture

N/A 0.37

Fiber Core Diameter

N/A 200 ± 4 µm

Sub-Unit Diameter

N/A 2.5 ± 0.2 mm

Outer Cable Diameter

N/A 5.0 mm

Cable Weight

N/A 25 kg/km

Outer Jacket Material


Outer Jacket Color

N/A Black

Flammability Rating

N/A UL-1666 (Riser), c(UL)US

Installation and Usage Specifications

Installation Load Maximum

N/A 300 lb1334 N

Operating Load Maximum

N/A 150 lb667 N

Minimum Bend Installation

N/A 75 mm

Minimum Bend Operating

N/A 50 mm

Operating Temperature

N/A -20 to +80 ºC

Storage Temperature

N/A -20 to +80 ºC

How To Order:

Product Description Code

N/A Uncoded

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 C14787


N/A The operating temperature ranges are general guidelines. Consult with our Technical Sales department to determine the optimal coating and jacketing material for your specific application. 1.860.678.6636. OFS reserves the right to make changes to the prices and product(s) described in this document at any time without notice. This document is for informational purposes only and is not intended to modify or supplement any OFS warranties or specifications relating to any of its products or services.

Typical Applications

N/A Factory Automation Near-IR Spectroscopy Industrial Communications Laser Power Delivery

Crimp & Cleave Compatibility

N/A SMA Connectors ST Connectors


N/A Also Available in Breakout Construction with up to 18 Sub-Units Jacket Color Print Legend Terminated Assemblies