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Features and Applications
General Characteristics for Aerial DX-Series Polyethylene Distribution Cables
Standards List
Specifications - Aerial DX-Series Polyethylene

Features and Applications
  • Tight-buffered construction with no messy gel to clean for termination or splicing
  • Polyethylene outer cable jacket for excellent UV and weather resistance
  • Ideal for conventional lashing techniques
  • High performance tight-buffer on the optical fibers for excellent environmental and mechanical protection
  • Suitable for use outdoors in wet environments
  • Applications include:
    • Cable TV
    • Fiber in the Loop
    • Fiber to the Curb
    • Drop Cable
    • Any other lower fiber count applications where ease of termination, handling, and rugged construction is a benefit
  • Water-blocked Aerial DX-Series Polyethylene Distribution Cables are available

General Characteristics for Aerial DX-Series Polyethylene Distribution Cables

  Aerial DX-Series Polyethylene
Minimum Bend Radius:    
Under Installation Tensile Load 20X outside diameter
Under Long-Term Tensile Load 10X outside diameter
Operating Temperature -40°C to +85°C
Storage Temperature -55°C to +85°C
Crush Resistance 1,500 N/cm
Impact Resistance 1,000 impacts
Flex Resistance 1,000 cycles
These specifications are subject to change without prior notification.

Standards List

Optical Cable Corporation's tight-buffered fiber optic cables meet the functional requirements of the following standards:

  • ANSI X3T9.5 PMD
  • ATM 155 Mb/s
  • Fibre Channel FC-PH
  • TIA-568
  • TIA-758 (water-blocked cables)



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