Color Code For Fiber Optic Cables Fibers #1-12

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Cables with 1-12 Fibers

Color code, used in fiber optics, resembles that of copper. The major difference is 12-color sequence as oppose to 10-color for copper. The sequence of colors is the same, with addition of two colors - Rose (11-th) and Aqua (12-th).

There are also colors that designate the type of the optical fibers. It is not always followed by all manufacturers, and also, this code only applies to indoor cables: multimode fiber cables have orange jacket, and singlemode fiber cables have yellow.

fiber # figure color
1
blue
2
orange
3
green
4
brown
5
slate
6
white
7
red
8
black
9
yellow
10
purple
11
rose
12
aqua
fiber # figure color
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