Tube Splitter Tool, Mid-Span Longitudinal Access for 2.3-2.8mm O.D. Tubes

$223.85 incl GST

Mid-span longitudinal loose tube slitting tool.

Used to access fibres within loose tubes (2.3-2.8mm O.D.) at mid-span locations.

It cuts two longitudinal slits (at approx. 180 degrees) allowing for safe removal of fibres from within the tube.

A similar tube mid span splitter suitable for 2.8mm diameter tubes is also available.

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Tube MidSpan Slitting Tool

The Corning Loose Tube Splitter is an essential accessory for efficient and safe access to fibres within loose tubes in fibre optic cables. Designed with precision and ease of use in mind, this slitting tool allows for mid-span longitudinal access, making it an indispensable tool for telecom professionals and enthusiasts alike.

Key Features:

  • Versatile Compatibility: Suitable for use with loose tubes ranging from 2.3mm to 2.8mm in outer diameter, ensuring a wide range of compatibility with various fibre optic cables.
  • Precise Slitting: Cuts two longitudinal slits at approximately 180 degrees, providing a reliable and accurate method for accessing fibres within the loose tube.
  • Durable Construction: Crafted with high-quality materials, the Tube Splitter Tool offers exceptional durability, ensuring long-lasting performance even in demanding environments.
  • User-Friendly Design: The tool is designed with user convenience in mind, featuring an ergonomic shape that provides a comfortable grip, making it easy to handle during cable maintenance and fibre access procedures.
  • Safe Fibre Removal: Enables the safe removal of fibres from within the tube, minimizing the risk of damage or contamination.


  • Time-Saving Solution: The Tube Splitter Tool allows for efficient mid-span access, saving valuable time during fibre optic cable maintenance and troubleshooting tasks.
  • Enhanced Flexibility: With its wide compatibility range, this tool is suitable for use with a variety of loose tube sizes, providing flexibility for telecom technicians working with different cable configurations.
  • Reliable Fibre Access: The precise slitting action of the tool ensures accurate and consistent fibre access, allowing for seamless repairs, splicing, or additions to the existing network.
  • Longevity and Value: The durable construction of the Tube Splitter Tool ensures it can withstand rigorous use, providing excellent value for money and a reliable tool for years to come.
  • Professional-Grade Performance: Designed for telecom professionals, this tool meets industry standards, guaranteeing high-quality performance and reliable results.

Tube MidSpan Slitting Tool Instruction Sheet

  1. Ensure tube size is in range indicated on tube splitter.
  2. Remove tube to be cut from slot.*Warning – do not ring cut tube before using tube splitter
  3. Open tube splitter and place around tube at start of desired cut and close fully.
  4. Pull in desired direction until end of cut.*Splitter may be pulled along the tube in either direction
  5. Open tube splitter and remove tube
  6. Separate the two halves of tube and cut away with scissors or similar

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg
Dimensions25 × 25 × 25 cm