What’s the difference among PVC, LSZH and OFNP Cables?

(Last Updated On: May 3, 2018)

PVC Cable: Polyvinyl Chloride Cable,it’s very soft resistant to oxidation and degradation, is used for horizontal runs between the table.It is also work for vertical runs if the building features a contained ventilation system running through the duct work.Usually it used in North America, South America, Korea, Russia and so on!

LSZH Cable: Low Smoke Zero Halogen Cable, it’s more rigid as it owns a special flame-retardant coating, and excellent fire safety characteristics of low smoke, low toxicity and low corrosion. It is same to PVC cable for horizontal runs between the table.Usually it used in Africa, Europe, Middle East, China and so on!

OFNP Cable: Optical Fiber Nonconductive Riser, is a space within the building created by building components, designed for the movement of environmental air, complies with the NFPA fire safety. It is usually work for vertical runs between floors.Usually it used in US market, because of the expensive cost for this jacket, it used not too much until now!

Fibre patch cables are now widely used for indoor applications like buildings, factories, office parks, campuses and so on. Whether you choose PVC, LSZH or OFNP jacket depends on where you’re going to run the cable.