Industry Dictionary - Fiber Optic Acronyms

Example:

DISTR OM4 144F OFNR-ZH TB IN/OUTDOOR AQU
Blue would fit in BPCS “Description”, 25 char max Black would go in BPCS “Extra Description”

Example of custom:

DISTR OM3OS2 6/6F OFNR-ZH TB IN/OUTDOOR AQU
In this case the TB would be dropped and would appear in the “Extra Description.”


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Terms are listed alphabetically:

  • 144F

    Fiber Count

  • ADSS

    All Dielectric, Self Supporting

  • AQU

    COLOR: Aqua

  • BLK

    COLOR: Black

  • BO2.0

    Breakout 2.0mm subunits

  • BO2.5

    Breakout 2.5mm subunits

  • CPE JCKT

    CPE Jacket

  • CTL

    Central Tube

  • CTL-SCA

    Central Tube, Steel Clad Armor.

  • D-AIA

    Distribution – Aluminum Interlocking Armor

  • D-GYA

    Distribution – Glass Yarn Armor

  • D-SCA

    Distribution – Steel Corrugated Armor

  • DISTR

    Distribution Cable

  • DJAIA

    Double Jacket, Alum. Interlocking Armor

  • DJGYA

    Double Jacket, Glass Yarn Armor

  • DJHD

    Double Jacket, Heavy Duty

  • DJSCA

    Double Jacket, Steel Corrugated Armor

  • DUPLX

    Duplex, Interconnect

  • LT

    Cable Type: Loose Tube

  • MD-AIA

    Mini Distribution Cable, Aluminum Interlocking Armor

  • MD-SCA

    Mini Distribution Cable, Steel Corrugated Armor

  • MDIST

    Mini Distribution Cable

  • OFCP

    OFC Plenum Rating

  • OFCR

    OFC Riser Rating

  • OFNP

    OFN Plenum Rating

  • OFNR

    OFN Riser Rating

  • OFNR-ZH

    OFN Riser & LSZH Rating

  • OM1

    62.5/125 um 1GB – Multi-mode

  • OM2

    50/125 um 1GB – Multi-mode

  • OM3

    50/125 um 10GB – Multi-mode – 300 meters

  • OM4

    50/125 um 10GB – Multi-mode – 550 meters

  • ORG

    COLOR: Orange

  • OS2

    Single Mode

  • OSP

    Outside Plant Rating

  • PVC JKCT

    PVC Jacket

  • RIBBN

    Ribbon Cable

  • SJAD

    Single Jacket All Dielectric

  • SJAIA

    Single Jacket, Alum. Interlocking Armor

  • SJGYA

    Single Jacket, Glass Yarn Armor

  • SJSCA

    Single Jacket, Steel Corrugated Armor

  • SMPLX

    Simplex, Interconnect

  • T-OPT

    Tray Optics

  • TACT

    Brilliance Maxi-Bend Tactical Cable

  • TB

    Cable Type: Tight Buffer

  • YEL

    COLOR: Yellow

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