CX- Series Composite Copper/ Fiber Riser and Plenum Rated Cables


  • Ideal for data communication and control installations that require fiber and copper under one cable jacket
  • Composite fiber/copper cables are intended for use on Class 2 power-limited circuits as described in Article 725 of the National Electrical Code


  • Various combinations of copper conductors and optical fibers in a single composite cable
  • Chemical-resistant outer jacket available for harsh industrial or outdoor environments
  • 12, 14, 16, 18-gauge single stranded copper wire available for power, communication, control sensor, signal, and video
  • Multimode (62.5 µm or 50 µm) and single-mode fiber available - contact Optical Cable Corporation for specifications and part numbers
  • Larger gauge wires overcome powering distance limitations of unshielded twisted pair
  • Copper and fiber individually subcabled for ease of separation, handling and termination
  • Round cable design for easy installation and survivability
  • Many combinations available with CL2R riser-ratings or CL2P plenum ratings per UL 13
  • Interlocking armor available for riser and plenum composite cables
  Plenum (indoor/outdoor) Riser (indoor/outdoor)
Minimum Bend Radius:    
Under Installation Tensile Load 20X outside diameter 20X outside diameter
Under Long-Term Tensile Load 15X outside diameter 15X outside diameter
Flame Retardancy UL Listed Type CL2P-OF (UL 13) UL Listed Type CL2R-OF (UL 13)
These specifications are subject to change without prior notification.

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

  • UL 13

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