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Distribution Fiber Cable

Where to start? | Find the Type of Distribution Fiber Optic Cable that Fits Your Application

What remains evident throughout the search to find the most ideal networking fiber optic cable is that there are different types of fiber optic cables made for particular application sites; Distribution Fiber Optic Cable, therefore, is manufactured with specific specs in order to satisfy the requirements of individual networks. Applications that demand a single termination point with multiple fibers are best suited for Distribution Fiber Optic Cable.

Distribution Fiber Optic Cable exemplifies a tight buffered design that allows this cable type to be installed as a building backbone and/or installed for inter-building campus applications, eliminating the need for expensive transitions between cable types. In addition, Distribution Fiber Optic Cable is available in 4 main fiber types: Single Mode 9/125, Multimode OM1 62.5/125, Multimode OM3 50/125 and Multimode OM4 50/125. Plenum and Riser rated materials are available as well as indoor or indoor/outdoor options. And most often, Distribution Fiber Cables have strand counts ranging from 2 to 72 fibers.

Meet the Standard | Know the Specifics

Indoor Plenum OFNP Distribution Fiber Optic Cable

Plenum Indoor Distribution Fiber Optic Cables come in Single-Mode and OM1, OM3 and OM4 Multimode options; this type of cable is specified for interior plenum building wiring applications, such as in walls, between floors, and throughout air handling ducts. In regard to these particular building applications, our fiber demonstrates the ability to withstand the stresses present during and following the installation process.

Indoor Plenum Codes and Regulations

The National Electric Code (NEC) defines a plenum as a “compartment or chamber to which one or more air ducts are connected and forms part of the air distribution system.” As a plenum, the space above an acoustic tile ceiling would have to extend above other rooms in the same building or be open to ducts connecting it to other parts of the building. The primary concern in regard to code stipulations is that in the case of a fire, the burning material within a plenum airspace could contaminate the air if the materials were not regulated. For that reason, there are codes to restrict certain types of materials from placement within a plenum area.

Indoor/Outdoor Plenum OFNP Distribution Fiber Optic Cable

Plenum Indoor/Outdoor Distribution Fiber Optic Cables are available in Single-Mode and OM1, OM3 and OM4 Multimode options; this form of cable is specified for interior or exterior plenum campus and/or office networks. For indoor applications, the cable is Plenum OFNP listed. For outdoor applications, the cable includes an outer jacket with a UV stabilizer for protection against sun-exposure and offers protection against states of natural decay within underground applications.

Indoor Riser OFNR Distribution Fiber Optic Cable

Riser Indoor Distribution Fiber Optic Cables come in both Single-Mode and OM1, OM3 and OM4 Multimode options; this type of cable is ideal for vertical runs within building applications with options of up to 72 strands in order to satisfy network requirements.

Indoor Riser Codes and Regulations

Optical fiber, nonconductive, riser (OFNR) is a classification of optical fiber cable. As defined by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), OFNR is a name used for interior fiber-optic cables that contain no electrically conductive components and are certified for use in riser applications. Generally, Indoor Riser Distribution Fiber Optic Cable are engineered to prevent the spread of fire from floor to floor in a building, though lack the same flame-retardant elements that found plenum rated cables. Even so, riser rated cable is tested for compliance with ANSI/UL 1666-1997, Standard Test for Flame Propagation Height of Electrical and Optical-Fiber Cable Installed Vertically in Shafts. NFPA NEC 2005 Art 770.51(B) FPN.

Indoor/Outdoor Riser OFNR Distribution Fiber Optic Cable

Riser Indoor/Outdoor Distribution Fiber Optic Cables are available in both Single-Mode and Multimode options. This Riser Fiber Distribution Cable is available with up to a 144 strands as well as the capacity of being employed throughout both indoor and outdoor projects. In order to further protect and heighten the longevity of your network, the cable can be armored for additional strength in direct burial and aerial applications.

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