Fiber-Optic Patch Cables meet ANSI/UL standard.

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Fiber-Optic Patch Cables are available in 1 m, 2 m and customized lengths. Units offer strong optical and mechanical transmission properties and meet UL and IEC standards. Products are suitable for electrical or electronic applications and consist of cable and connector. Offering speed up to 10 Gbps, connectors are available in LC-Duplex, SC-Duplex, B-FOC (ST), SC-RJ, and FSMA variations.

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UL Listed Fiber-Optic Patch Cables

New zip-cord patch cables in accordance with ANSI/UL 746C

Phoenix Contact now offers UL Listed fiber-optic patch cables. The patch cables (including both cable and connector) are the first of their type to meet ANSI/UL Standard 746C, which describes special requirements for plastic materials used in electrical or electronic applications.

These patch cables range from transmission categories OM1 through OM4. They are preassembled and available in 1-meter, 2-meter, and customized cable lengths. Users can choose from LC-Duplex, SC-Duplex, B-FOC (ST), SC-RJ, and FSMA connectors.

All IP20 patch cables provide strong optical and mechanical transmission properties, including a customized measurement report for insertion and return loss. Thanks to extensive testing in accordance with both UL and IEC standards, they are suitable for worldwide use in device or office cabling.

About Phoenix Contact

Phoenix Contact develops and manufactures industrial electrical and electronic technology products that power, protect, connect and automate systems and equipment for a wide range of industries. Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG, Blomberg, Germany, operates 50 international subsidiaries, including Phoenix Contact USA in Middletown, Pa.

For more information about Phoenix Contact or its products, visit, or call technical service at 800-322-3225, e-mail

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