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Fiber Optic Cable Blowing Installation

One of my friends Mr. Arshad Raza, who works as a Fiber optic cable installation supervisor with Aramco Oil company in Saudi Arabia shared a video that he took from the installation site. The video shows the blowing installation of black sheathed fiber optic cable through the HDPE duct. Blowing installation has advantages over conventional pulling of cables. The installation…

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Tips for ADSS Cable Fittings

There is a wide range of quality of products in the cable fittings industry, here are some tips for Sun Telecom‘s ADSS cable fittings with other manufacturers’ in order to give an idea about what to choose when purchasing.   1. Immobility Clamp     The quality of immobility clamp varies from the thickness of flat steel (the basic material for immobility clamp)…

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Training Video for Slim Box Drop Closure from OFS

Leading fiber optic solution manufacturer OFS, a Furukawa company has published a new video instruction for demonstration and training of their drop closure. The new drop closure system is called Slim Box Drop System, which is used for drop cable assembly of the premise drop cables from OFS. This video was published in March 2015, but I noticed it when…

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Focus On Fiber Optic Link Loss

We know that, no natter what component you use, there must insertion loss in your fiber optic cabling. Therefore, in order to make your fiber optic cabling system perform at high level, calculating the amount of insertion loss before cable plant is necessary. This article will focus on fiber optic link loss. Overview of Link Loss And Link Loss Budget…

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Polarity A and Polarity B MTP Cassettes Deployment

With the widespread deployment of 40G and 100G network, high density modular system has gained much popularity. MTP modular cassette is loaded with factory-installed and tested optical fiber assembly inside to connect the front LC or SC adapter to the back MTP connector adapter, which is often used to interconnect MTP backbones with LC or SC patching. This post aims…

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Deploying MPO/MTP Cassettes for 10G, 40G & 100G Connectivity

With bandwidth capabilities, port density, security, upgradability and ease of installation, pre-terminated fiber cabling has dominated in today’s data centers and high speed networks. MPO/MTP based networking has established itself as the leading technology within the pre-terminated fiber portfolio. MPO/MTP cassette, as an indispensable device used in high-density data center, has gained much popularity. In this post, we’re going to…

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