Design, Construction and Properties of Different Types of Loose Tubes in Fiber Optic Cables

Optical fibers are not usable for outside installation purposes if they are not protected properly. The loose tube is one of the most widespread methods…

How to optimize FTTH Network to Save the Deployment Cost?

Fiber to the home installation is progressing in different parts of the world. Almost every day we hear news about some new FTTH project. It…

Calculation of Excess Fiber Length in Loose tube

Optical fibers loaded at the Fiber pay-offs need some tension in order to maintain a constant paying off process. This tension applied on the fiber…

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…

Specification of Optical Fiber in a Cable

The optical fibers used in the cable shall meet the following properties. Cladding Diameter of 125.0µm with a tolerance of ±7µm Core Concentricity Error: <0.5…

What are Optical Transmission Windows or Optical Fiber Bandpasses?

Generally speaking, Silica based glass optical fibers can transmit from 250nm to 2000nm wavelengths. But long distance optical transmission is limited to specific wavelength ranges…

Why Nylon 12 is Important for Fiber Optic Cables as Jacketing Material?

Nylon was invented in New York and London at the same time and hence it was named by taking “NY” from New York and “LON”…

Flame Retardant, Low Smoke Zero Halogen and Fire Resistant Indoor Fiber Optic Cables

Experience with fire accidents of buildings reveals that most of the casualties happen due to the smoke generated when the whole building burns. Smoke is…

Point-to-Point and Star Topology in Fiber access Technology

Fiber to the home (FTTH), now a market trend in access technology is the extreme fiber penetration concept, being widely deployed throughout the world. Though…