Outer Cable Jacket Materials

The table below is provided as a general reference guide for the properties and typical applications for the common jacket materials used in certain OCC fiber optic cable products. Please refer to the Product Specifications sections within this catalog for the various cable types and fiber counts available with the various jacket materials, or call OCC Sales to discuss your specific application requirements.

Cable Jacket Material Reference Guide

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Indoor/Outdoor

Indoor

Outdoor

Flame Retardant PVC

Low Temper-ature
Oil Resistant PVC

Fluoro-polymer Plenum

Flexible Fluoro-polymer Plenum

Low Smoke Zero Halogen

Flame Retardant Plenum

Flexible PVC

Medium Density Poly-ethylene

Flame Retardant Poly-urethane

Hard Poly-urethane

Poly-olefin

Poly-urethane

Low Smoke Zero Halogen Poly-urethane

Flame Retardant Tactical Poly-urethane

Material Code

D

J

K

W

Z

S

N

A

E

R

X

C

G

V

Duct Installation

Fungus Resistant

UV Resistant

Water Resistant

Direct Burial

Aerial

High Flex Life

Soft, Flexible

Tight Bends

Low Friction

Minimum Operating Temp (°C)

-40

-40

-40

-40

-40

-20

-40

-40

-55

-55

-55

-55

-55

-55

Maximum Operating Temp (°C)

+85

+85

+85

+85

+70

+70

+85

+70

+85

+85

+85

+85

+85

+85

Petro-chemical Resistance

Severe Chemical Environ-ments