Effect of Proof Test level on the Minimum Bending Radius of Optical Fibers

With the introduction of Bend insensitive fiber, which is required for Fiber to the home indoor fiber optic cables, the minimum bending radius has become…

Well Known Advantages of Optical Fiber Cables

Weight and Size of Optical fiber cable One of the most attractive features of optical fiber cable is its reduced weight and size compared to…

Specification of PBT Color Masterbatch

In loose tube optical fiber cables, tubes are colored to make the identification process easier. PBT (Polybutylene Teraphthalate) is a widely used as loose tube…

Single mode and Multi mode Optical fiber Core Diameters

Both single mode and multi mode fibers are used in optical telecommunications. Multi mode fiber was the first used silica optical fiber used in 850…

Specification of Glass Yarns

Glass yarns provide strength to an optical fiber cable. Glass yarns are bundles of thin glass filaments grouped together for ease of processing and handling….

Specification of Plenum Grade PVC for Outer Sheath of Indoor Cable

PVC (Poly Vinyl Chloride) is generally used in copper wire telephone cables. However, some of the optical fiber cable designs demand use of PVC. PVC…

How to Calculate Coloring Ink Consumption?

Coloring ink is used to color natural fibers. Colored fibers are required to effectively identify fibers in a group of fibers called bundle that are…

Comparison of Jelly Filled Copper Cable and Optical Fiber Cable Constructions-Part 1

Optical fiber cables have clear advantages over copper cables, an obvious reason why telecom operators prefer and switch to optical fiber cables to build their…

Design Considerations of a Conventional Single Mode Fiber

The term ‘conventional single mode’ has been used to represent ITU-T recommendation G.652.B compliant single mode optical fiber. Recently the trend has got a shift…