HITRONIC® HQW Armoured Outdoor Cable

Outdoor cable with corrugated steel tape, central loose tube, non-metallic strain relief

HITRONIC® HQW armoured outdoor cable with loose tubes, steel corrugated tape, rodent protection; A-DQ(ZN)(SR)2Y

cable with corrugated steel tape (CST) for increased mechanical stress

Halogen-freeMechanical resistanceLow weightOptimum strain reliefWaterproof

Article number Article designationFibre typeNumber of fibresOuter diameter [mm]Weight (kg/km)
Multimode G 50 OM4
HITRONIC HQW3000 4G 50/125 OM450/125 OM449.688
HITRONIC HQW3000 8G 50/125 OM450/125 OM489.688
HITRONIC HQW3000 12G 50/125 OM450/125 OM4129.688
HITRONIC HQW3000 24G 50/125 OM450/125 OM4249.688
Multimode G 50 OM3
HITRONIC® HQW3000 4G 50/125 OM350/125 OM349.688
HITRONIC® HQW3000 8G 50/125 OM350/125 OM389.688
HITRONIC® HQW3000 12G 50/125 OM350/125 OM3129.688
HITRONIC® HQW3000 24G 50/125 OM350/125 OM3249.688
Multimode G 50 OM2
HITRONIC® HQW3000 4G 50/125 OM250/125 OM249.688
HITRONIC® HQW3000 8G 50/125 OM250/125 OM289.688
HITRONIC® HQW3000 12G 50/125 OM250/125 OM2129.688
HITRONIC® HQW3000 24G 50/125 OM250/125 OM2249.688
Multimode G 62.5 OM1
HITRONIC® HQW3000 4G 62.5/125 OM162.5/125 OM149.688
HITRONIC® HQW3000 8G 62.5/125 OM162.5/125 OM189.688
HITRONIC® HQW3000 12G 62.5/125 OM162.5/125 OM1129.688
HITRONIC® HQW3000 24G 62.5/125 OM162.5/125 OM1249.688
Single-mode E 9 OS2
HITRONIC® HQW3000 4E 9/125 OS29/125 OS249.688
HITRONIC® HQW3000 8E 9/125 OS29/125 OS289.688
HITRONIC® HQW3000 12E 9/125 OS29/125 OS2129.688
HITRONIC® HQW3000 24E 9/125 OS29/125 OS2249.688


  • Armouring provides excellent protection
    against high mechanical stress and rodents
  • Suitable for direct burial
  • Easy to install due to the compact design, high flexibility, robust sheath and small bending radii
  • UV-resistant
    longitudinally and laterally watertight

Application range

  • For outdoor use
  • Campus backbone
  • WAN applications
  • Industrial environments
  • Methods of Deployment: empty plastic pipes, ducts and trays

Product features

  • Central loose tube with up to 24 fibres
  • Colour-coded fibres
  • Longitudinal watertight
  • Excellent rodent protection
  • Robust, halogen-free outer sheath

Product Make-up

  • Gel-filled loose tube
  • Water-blocking reinforced glass yarn strain relief
  • Corrugated steel tape armour
  • PE outer sheath
  • Colour: black (RAL 9005)

Classification ETIM 5

  • ETIM 5.0 Class-ID: EC000034
  • ETIM 5.0 Class-Description: Fibre optic cable

Classification ETIM 6

  • ETIM 6.0 Class-ID: EC000034
  • ETIM 6.0 Class-Description: Fibre optic cable


  • Primary coated fibre: 250µm
  • Cable: see table

Core identification code

  • Fibre colour code see
    data sheet

Fibre type

  • GOF - Glass Optical Fibre

Standard designation

  • A-DQ(ZN)(SR)2Y

Optical values

  • see data sheet

Optical fibre type

  • Core material: glass
  • Cladding material: glass

Permissible bending radius

  • Static: ≥ 15 x outer diameter
  • Dynamic: ≥ 20 x outer diameter

Permissible tensile force

  • Fixed installation: 3000 N
  • Short-term: 5000 N

Temperature range

  • Fixed installation: -40°C to +70°C

  • Unless specified otherwise, the shown product values are nominal values. Detailed values (e.g. tolerances) are available upon request.
  • The cables can also be supplied as pre-terminated fibre optic trunks.
  • Photographs and graphics are not to scale and do not represent detailed images of the respective products.