ST fiber cable has a bayonet-style housing and a long spring-loaded ferrule hold the fiber. They are available in both multimode or singlemode versions. Horizontally mounted simplex and duplex adapters are available with metal or plastic housing, with a choice of phosphor bronze or zirconia split sleeve. The ST to ST fiber cable is one of the older generations of connector, but is still widely used for multimode networks, including LANs for buildings and campuses.
ST is with metal outer body and with a long spring loaded ferrule hold the optical fiber. ST Cable can be 50/125 multimode or 62.5/125 multimode. Connector ferrule interface can be PC or UPC.ST is one of the older generations of connector, but it is still widely used in fiber optic communications, especially for multimode networks.
ST fiber patch cable features
High return loss
Low insertion loss
Good interchangeability and duplication.
Made by high quality ceramic sleeve
ST fiber optic patch cables applications:
Active device termination
Local Area Networks (LANs)
Data processing networks
Wide Area Networks (WANs)
Industrial, medical & military