D-Series Distribution Corrugated Steel Tape (CST) Armored Cables


  • Ideal for installation where direct-burial or rodent protection is required


  • The steel armor is easily removed with an internal ripcord, leaving a fully functional intact riser-rated inner cable, with original cable markings for identification.
  • Armored jacket is an add-on option which can be applied to most outdoor and indoor/outdoor riser-rated cables
  • Inner tight-buffered cable is suitable for direct field termination with standard optical connectors
Operating Temperature -40°C to +85°C
Storage Temperature -55°C to +85°C
Installation Temperature (cable temp.) -10°C to +60°C
Crush Resistance 440 N/cm (EIA-TIA-455-25A)
Impact Resistance 20 impacts (EIA-TIA-455-25A)
Flex Resistance 25 cycles
These specifications are subject to change without prior notification.

OCC CST armored tight-buffered fiber optic cables meet the functional requirements of the following standards:

  • ICEA-S-104-696
  • TIA-568
  • TIA-598

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