Why Fiber Optic Technology Is the Future of Telecommunications

Why Fiber Optic Technology Is the Future of Telecommunications

Did you know that information can travel at the speed of light? The speed of human information has made exponential leaps and bounds over the last 100 years. Starting from mail carriers on horses to morse code being sent via hardwire lines, to now Fiber Optic Cables that are able to send every...

Top 9 Guidelines for Fiber-Optic Cabling Installations

Top 9 Guidelines for Fiber-Optic Cabling Installations

1. Never directly pull on the fiber itself. Fiber optic cables have Kevlar aramid yarn or a fiberglass rod as their strength member. You should pull on the fiber cable strength members only. 2. Never exceed the maximum pulling load rating. On long runs, use proper lubricants and make sure they are...

How To Strip Armored Fiber Optic Cable

How To Strip Armored Fiber Optic Cable

In your fiber optic cable assembly process, good stripping procedures are unquestionably essential. What happens if the fiber is damaged during the manufacturing process? A small nick or scratch in the optical fiber acts as a time bomb. When the connector is subjected to stress or temperature...

Top Uses for Armored Fiber Optic Cables

Top Uses for Armored Fiber Optic Cables

What are Fiber Optic Cables and How Do They Work? A fiber optic cable is constructed up of glass strands. The strands are slightly thicker than human hair. Each strand has a core in the middle that permits light to pass through. Each core is encased in cladding, a layer of glass that bounces light...

What is Armored Fiber Optic Cable?

What is Armored Fiber Optic Cable?

Armored fiber optic cable provides a significant amount of protection for fiber optic cable without sacrificing flexibility or performance inside fiber networks. This means being resilient and reliable when exposed to rodents, moisture, and other potentially damaging conditions. Armored fiber...