HITRONIC® HQN Outdoor Cable

Outdoor cable with central loose tube and non-metallic strain relief

HITRONIC® HQN outdoor cable with central loose tube, rodent protection, dielectric; A-DQ(ZN)B2Y with 4, 8, 12 or 24 fibres

  • For outdoor applications
  • Suitable for direct burial

Mechanical and plant engineeringMechanical resistanceLow weightOptimum strain reliefUV-resistantWaterproof

Article number Article designationFibre typeNumber of fibresOuter diameter [mm]Weight (kg/km)Base Unit

Price (base price)

Multimode G 50 OM3
HITRONIC® HQN1500 4G 50/125 OM350/125 OM347.340
HITRONIC® HQN1500 8G 50/125 OM350/125 OM387.340
HITRONIC® HQN1500 12G 50/125 OM350/125 OM3127.340
HITRONIC® HQN1500 24G 50/125 OM350/125 OM3248.365
Multimode G 50 OM2
HITRONIC® HQN1500 4G 50/125 OM250/125 OM247.340
HITRONIC® HQN1500 8G 50/125 OM250/125 OM287.340
HITRONIC® HQN1500 12G 50/125 OM250/125 OM2127.340
HITRONIC® HQN1500 24G 50/125 OM250/125 OM2248.365
Multimode G 62.5 OM1
HITRONIC® HQN1500 4G 62.5/125 OM162.5/125 OM147.340
HITRONIC® HQN1500 8G 62.5/125 OM162.5/125 OM187.340
HITRONIC® HQN1500 12G 62.5/125 OM162.5/125 OM1127.340
HITRONIC® HQN1500 24G 62.5/125 OM162.5/125 OM1248.365
Single-mode E 9 OS2
HITRONIC® HQN1500 4E 9/125 OS29/125 OS247.340
HITRONIC® HQN1500 8E 9/125 OS29/125 OS287.340
HITRONIC® HQN1500 12E 9/125 OS29/125 OS2127.340
HITRONIC® HQN1500 24E 9/125 OS29/125 OS2248.365
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  • 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
  • Zero electromagnetic interference as the cable contains no metal (totally dielectric)
  • Suitable for blowing-in technic
    (low friction outer sheath)

Application range

  • For outdoor use
  • Campus backbone
  • WAN applications
  • Industrial environments
  • Methods of Deployment: empty plastic pipes, ducts and trays
    Suitable for blowing-in technics

Product features

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

Product Make-up

  • Glass fibres with primary coating
  • Gel-filled loose tube
  • Water-blocking reinforced glass yarn strain relief
  • 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)B2Y

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: 1500 N
  • Short-term: 3000 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.
  • Prices are net prices without VAT and surcharges. Sale to business customers only.
  • Available on request with Multimode OM4 fibres.