Corning Cable Systems Comparison Chart


  ALTOS® LST™ Cable FREEDM® LST Cable MIC® Riser Cable MIC® Plenum Cable FREEDM® One Cable
Application Outdoor Indoor/Outdoor Indoor Indoor Indoor/Outdoor
Design Standard ICES-640 ICEA-696 ICEA-596 ICEA-596 ICEA-696
Fiber/Cable Construction 250 μm LT 250 μm LT 900 μm TBII® Buffered Fiber 900 μm TBII® Buffered Fiber 900 μm TBII® Buffered Fiber
Aerial Lashed Lashed No No Lashed
Duct Yes Yes No No Yes
Flame Rating None Riser OFNR Riser OFNR Plenum OFNP Plenum OFNP
Waterblocked Yes Yes No No Yes
Jacket Color Black Black Orange/Yellow/Aqua Orange/Yellow/Aqua Black
UV-resistant Yes Yes No No Yes
Lowest Operating Temperature -40°C -40°C -20°C 0°C -40°C
Tensile Strength (lbs) 600 300 150 100 300
Crush Resistance (N/cm) 220 220 100 100 220
Impact Resistance (N.m) 4.4 4.4 2.9 2.9 4.4
Cable Diameter
(12 fiber) (mm)
11 7 6 6 8


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