Corrugated steel tape armoring process

Corrugated Steel Tape Armoring Process for Loose Tube Cables

Telecommunication grade optical fibers categorized in ITU-T recommendations need to be protected inside the tubes and then wrapped by tapes or yarns before covering with…

Corrugated steel tape armoring of fiber optic cable

Tape Armoring of Fiber Optic Cables

Tape armoring is provided to ensure extra mechanical protection to the fiber optic cables. There are several types of tape materials that can be used…

Black sheathed optical fiber cable on a wooden drum

How Do You Decide the Type of Armoring for Optical Cables?

A cable design engineer, after reading the customer specification decides the construction details of an optical fiber cable. One of the important considerations he/she needs…

Steel wire coils placed in order for wire armoring process

Type of Armoring used in Fiber Optic Cables

Unlike metallic power or copper communication cables, fiber optic cables have a unique distinction of having lightweight. One reason for the light-weight is the lack…