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OK8TS Figure-8, Single Tube, Steel Rope

OK8TS Figure-8, Single Tube, Steel Rope

  1. PE outer sheath
  2. Suspended strength element (steel wire or steel rope)
  3. Buffer tube
  4. Hydrophobic gel
  5. Optical fiber


Optical cable is designed for aerial installation on overhead communication lines towers, power lines, lighting columns, between buildings; in cable ducts, in pipes, in blocks, in trays, in tunnels, in headers, on bridges and skyways, inside buildings.

Technical Characteristics

Parameter Value
Number of optical fibers 2-12 16-24
Tensile strength (steel wire), kN 2,6
Cable diameter, mm 3,8 3,8
Cable weight, kg/km 44,7 45,8
Tensile strength (steel wire), kN 6,0
Cable diameter, mm 4,4  4,4 
Cable weight, kg/km 54,3  55,4 
Crushing force, kN/cm 0,3 
Operating temperature -60°С…+70°С
Installation temperature -30°С…+50°С
Transportation and storage temperature -60°С…+70°С
Minimum bending radius Not less than 15 cable diameters
Factory length, km 3

Technical characteristics of optical fiber

Type of optical fiber Corning SMF 28 Ultra Corning SMF28e+BB
ITU-T recommendations G.657A1 G.652D G.657A1 G.652D
Deviation from the concentricity of the core, microns, not more  0,5
Diameter of fiber sheath, microns 125±0,7
Deviation from the roundness of the sheath, %, not more 0,7
The diameter of the protective covering, microns 242±5
Maximum attenuation at wavelength 1310 nm 0,32 0,34
Maximum attenuation at wavelength 1550 nm 0,18 0,20

Full name example          

Optical cable ОК8TS-8G.652D 6kN

The cable consists of a single tube core with freely laid fibers of G.652D Standard, the maximum tensile strength is 6kN.

Download the OK8TS cable specification in PDF

Download the OK8TS cable certificates and declarations in PDF