MS-6 – Mid Span Slitter

Designed to provide easy access to optical fibers in loose buffer tubes 1.2mm – 3.3 mm diameter. With 6 precision grooves buffer tube slitting is done without damage to the fiber. The blades are replaceable.

Groove Sizes:

  • 1.2 – 1.5 mm
  • 1.5 – 1.8 mm
  • 1.8 – 2.1 mm
  • 2.1 – 2.5 mm
  • 2.5 – 2.9 mm
  • 2.9 – 3.3 mm

Easy to use:

  1. Select the correct groove. Each groove is marked with the recommended fiber size
  2. Place the fiber in the groove to be used. The arrow on the top of the MS-6 indicates blade location and pulling direction.
  3. Close the tool making sure lock is engaged and pull


  • This tool is specified for use on the OFS EZ-Bend® 3.0mm cable.
  • Works on Corning’s outdoor ALTOS® loose tube, Microduct MiniXtend® HD and MiniXtend® cable with Binderless® FastAccess® Techonology, and on their indoor/outdoor FREEDM® and LSZH® loose tube cables having 1.4, 1.7, 2.5mm buffer tubes.
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