The ACS 2 from Ripley Miller is designed to work on jacketed or jacketed and armored multi-fiber cable. Their main purpose is to gain midspan access to fiber optic conductors by slitting the outer jacket or jacket and armor on the above cables. The ACS 2 is designed with a precision adjustable blade to avoid damage to the fibers. The cable outer diameter range is 5/32” - 25/64”(4mm - 10mm) and the blade can be set up to .215”(5.5mm) deep.
Professional grade tool ideal for slitting the corrugated copper, steel or aluminum armor layer on Fiber Feeder, Central Tube, Stranded Loose
Tube fiber optic cables and other armored cables
Versatile design allows jacket or shield slitting on non-fiber optic cables as well
Tool slits outer polyethylene jacket and armor in one operation:
Adjustable from 0.157 in. (4 mm) to .393 in. (10 mm) for smaller cable O.D. options
Adjustable blade depth to 5.5 mm maximum to accommodate different cable jackets
Cable guide wheel provides cable stability and allows for easier tool movement along the cable
Rugged anodized aluminum and steel construction
Cable guide wheel for smaller cable sizes can be ordered separately
Made in the U.S.A.
Height: 5 in (127 mm)
Weight: 10 oz (284 g)
Miller ACS 2 Instruction Sheet
- Performs longitudinal slitting and circumferential (ringing) for end stripping
- Blade rotates 90 degrees by activating blade lever, allowing easy mid-span preparation (ringing and slitting)