Connector fits 5 mm OD blown fiber tubing.

Press Release Summary:

Optical Blown Fiber Connector, Model OBFC-5-1, is suited for Fiber To The Home and Fiber To The Premises blown fiber applications. Tube insertion depth is .66 in. with collets in release position. During installation, clear polycarbonate enables installer to see fiber through connector body. Nitrile O-rings provide gas- and water-tight seal.

Original Press Release:

Richco, Inc. Releases the OBFC-5-1 Optical Blown Fiber Connector

MORTON GROVE, IL-August 10, 2005

Richco is please to introduce our newest addition to our line of Fiber Optic management products, the Optical Blown Fiber Connector, or OBFC-5-1. The OBFC is ideal for Fiber To The Home (FTTH) and Fiber To The Premises (FTTP) blown fiber applications. It's a great connection system for joining standard element tubing to Richco OFBLT. The OBFC is designed for use with standard element 5mm outside diameter blown fiber tubing or with Richco OFBLT-XX-05-PP. The tube insertion depth is .66" (16.8mm) with the collets in the release position. During the quick and easy installation, the clear Polycarbonate enables the installer to see the fiber through the connector body. Nitrile O-rings provide a gas- and water-tight seal. The connector gives excellent tube retention via the collets and metal grip rings. To learn more about the OBFC or our other fiber optic products, please visit

For more information on the OBFC series, please contact Cheryl Cummins at (773)290-5610.

Richco Inc. is a global manufacturer of plastic components. Since their inception in 1954, they have specialized in supplying quality circuit board hardware, wire routing products, cable ties, clips and clamps, fan accessories, motion control products, as well as fiber optic products and have expertise in the molding of plastic. Richco currently operates 18 locations worldwide.

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