The OFS broad product offering of telecommunications and specialty optical fibers, fiber optic cables, and optical fiber assemblies are used in a broad spectrum of applications from ambient to extremely harsh environments.


The coatings technologists at OFS can propose a variety of buffer and cable jacket options to meet the requirements of your specific operating environment.

Materials we have applied to specialty optical fibers include:

  • Acrylate
  • High-Temperature Acrylate
  • Fluoroacrylate
  • Silicone
  • Silicone/Acrylate
  • Polyimide
  • Carbon
  • Polyetheretherketone PEEK
  • Polybutylene terephthalate PBT
  • Polypropylene PP
  • Polyethylene PE
  • LSZH (low-smoke, zero halogen) PE-PP
  • Polyvinylchloride PVC
  • Polyvinylidene Fluoride PVDF
  • Polyurethane TPU
  • Halogen free Flame retardant Polyurethane HFFR
  • Hytrel TPE
  • Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene ETFE
  • Perfluoroalkoxy Teflon™ PFA
  • Fluorinated ethylene propylene FEP

Let our coatings engineers find a material suitable for the optical fibers in your application. Contact us to start the discussion.

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