Corning Cable Systems MIC DX Armored Plenum Cables are standard MIC subunits placed inside a dielectric armor for ruggedness and superior crush resistance without the conductive properties of traditional armor. These cables are designed for use in intrabuilding backbone and horizontal installations. Individually jacketed TBII Buffered Fibers enable easy, consistent stripping and facilitate termination.
The fibers are stranded around a dielectric central member that is protected by a flexible, all-dielectric armor offering easy, one-step installation and over four times the crush protection of unarmored cables. With a flame-retardant outer jacket, this cable is particularly useful for heavy traffic or more challenging mechanical exposure conditions and applications requiring extra rugged cables.
This cable is available in 12 different jacket colors - blue, orange, green, brown, slate, white, red, black, yellow, purple, rose and aqua. The colored jacket allows for easy visual identification of the cables.
General Purpose Horizontal, Plenum
- Dielectric armor; Four times crush protection compared to unarmored
- TBII Buffered Fibers; Easy, consistent stripping
- Flame-retardant jacket; Rugged and durable
- Easy armor removal; Increased safety and speed at installation
Cable Type: Tight-Buffered
Fiber Category: Single-mode (OS2)
Flame Rating: Plenum (OFNP)
Product Type: Dielectric armor
Fiber Count (cable): 12
Inner Jacket Material: Flame-retardant
Outer Jacket Color: Yellow
Outer Jacket Material: Flame-retardant
Tensile Strength Elements and/or Armoring - Layer 1: Dielectric strength members
Tensile Strength Elements and/or Armoring - Layer 2: Dielectric strength members
Tensile Strength Elements and/or Armoring - Layer 3: Dielectric armor
Tight Buffer Color, Layer 2: Brown, Slate, White, Red, Black, Yellow, Violet, Rose, Aqua
Tight Buffer Color: Blue, Orange, Green
Max. Tensile Strengths, Long-Term (Metric): 593 N
Max. Tensile Strengths, Long-Term (US): 133 lbf
Max. Tensile Strengths, Short-Term (Metric): 1000 N
Max. Tensile Strengths, Short-Term (US): 225 lbf
Min. Bend Radius Installation (Metric): 173 mm
Min. Bend Radius Installation (US): 6.8 in
Min. Bend Radius Operation (Metric): 115 mm
Min. Bend Radius Operation (US): 4.5 in
Nominal Inner Cable Diameter (Metric): 5.6 mm
Nominal Inner Cable Diameter (US): 0.22 in
Nominal Outer Diameter (Metric-mm): 11.5 mm
Nominal Outer Diameter (US): 0.45 in
Weight (cable) (Metric): 143.3 kg/km
Weight (cable) (US): 96.3 lb/1000 ft
Temperature - Installation (Metric): 0 C to 60 C
Temperature - Installation (US): 32 F to 140 F
Temperature - Operation (Metric): 0 C to 70 C
Temperature - Operation (US): 32 F to 158 F
Temperature - Storage (Metric): -40 C to 70 C
Temperature - Storage (US): -40 F to 158 F
Approval and Listings: National Electrical Code (NEC) OFNP, CSA FT-6, ICEA S-83-596; Flame Resistance: NFPA 262 (for plenum, riser and general building applications)
|Cable Type||TIGHT BUFFERED|
|Fiber Type||OS2 SINGLE-MODE|
Spec SheetSpec Sheet
Data SheetsSPEC SHEET - PRODUCT FAMILY
MANUAL - DUAL-HOLE MILLER TOOL FIBER STRIPPER
MANUAL - FIBER OPTIC STRIPPING TOOL
PROCEDURE - ACCESSING DX ARMORED RISER AND PLENUM FO CABLES
PROCEDURE - CUTTING AND RESPOOLING FO CABLE
PROCEDURE - INDOOR INSTALLATION
PROCEDURE - INSTALL WIRE MESH PULLING GRIP ON DX ARMORED
PROCEDURE - INSTALL WIRE MESH PULLING GRIP ON MULTIFIBER TIGHT-BUFFERED
PROCEDURE - OUTER SHEATH AND INTERLOCKING ARMOR REMOVAL
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