CORNING | 012T88-33180-D3
MIC DX Tight-Buffered Armored Cable, Plenum, 12 Fiber, 50 µm Multimode (OM3)

MFR PART #  012T88-33180-D3
PART #  370-COROM3-TBAD-12
Available in 500 Feet increments
Minimum 500 Feet
In Stock


Corning 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 back bone 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 applica tions requiring extra rugged cables.

This cable is available in 12 different jacket colors - blue, orange, green, brown, slate, white, red, black, yellow, violet, rose and aqua. The colored jacket allows for easy visual identification of the cables. The standard jacket color will be determined by the dominant fiber type in the cable and will use the standard part numbers shown here. Contact Customer Care at 1-800-743-2675 to order other color options.


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

Specification Description

Cable Type: Tight-Buffered
Environment: Indoor
Fiber Category: 50 µm MM (OM3)
Flame Rating: Plenum (OFNP)
Product Type: Dielectric armor
Fiber Count (cable): 12
Inner Jacket Material: Flame-retardant
Outer Jacket Color: Aqua
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

Tech Info

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)


Armored YES
Fiber Count 12
Fire Rating PLENUM
UNSPSC Code 26121607

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