Mid Span Slit & Ring Tool (7.9mm – 11mm)


$201.00 incl GST

The PATENTED MS-336 Mid Span Slit and Ring Tool is designed to provide easy access to optical fibres in thin-walled outer jacketed cables. The MS-336 extension of the MS-326 series tool targets larger cables such as Cornings Minixtend HD 288 and 432 fibre count cables. With this tool, you can easily slit and ring optical fibres in thick cables, making it a must-have for any technician working with such cables.

Groove Sizes: 7.9-8.2 | 10.7-11.0 mm

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The MS-336 Mid Span Slit and Ring Tool is a special tool that can help you access the optical fibres inside thin-walled outer jacketed cables. This tool is designed to make it easy for you to access the fibres in the middle of the cable without damaging them.

The MS-336 is part of the MS-326 series of tools, but it is specifically designed for use with larger cables such as Cornings Minixtend HD 288 and 432 fibre count cables. This means that if you work with these types of cables, the MS-336 is the perfect tool for you.

Using the MS-336 is easy. Simply place the tool on the cable and squeeze the handles to make a slit in the jacket. Then, you can use the tool to create a ring around the cable, which will allow you to access the fibres inside.

Key Features:

  • Consists of 2 precision slitting grooves and 2 precision ring grooves. Grooves ranging in sizes from 7.9-8.2 & 10.7-11 mm
  • One side of the tool performs Radial/ring cuts and the other side slits the cable (longitudinal cut)
  • Indicator line on top of the unit indicates the position of the blade for accurate slitting and ringing
  • This tool is specifically designed for use on Corning Minixtend HD 288F and Minixtend HD 432F cable. Both with FastAccess
  • Replacement blades available, part number MS-336RB
  • Blades last at least 5,000 slits/cuts


  • Easy Fibre Access: Open fibre jackets and loose buffer tubes effortlessly, enabling smooth fibre access during installations or repairs.
  • Damage-Free Operation: The tools are specifically engineered to prevent any damage to the fibre, ensuring reliable and high-quality results.
  • User-Friendly Design: With simple instructions and marked grooves for cable size recommendations, these tools are easy to use, even for beginners.
  • Versatile Application: Suitable for a wide range of cable diameters, allowing you to work with different types of cables.
  • Durable and Long-Lasting: Replaceable blades ensure the longevity of the tools, providing excellent value for your investment.


Cut Type: Slit, Ring
Number of Slitting Grooves: 4
Number of Ringing Grooves: 4
Cable Type: Corning’s Minixtend HD 288 and 432
Cable Diameter: 7.9 – 11 mm
Dimensions: 2.3″ x 1.5″ x 2.2″ (58.4mm x 38.1mm x 55.9mm)
Weight: 0.250 lb (113 g)