Posted in Fiber Optic News Optical fibers and Cables

OFS Introduces Bend Insensitive A2 Fiber with 9.2 Micrometer MFD

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World-leading  fiber optic solutions provider, OFS announces the introduction of Bend insensitive ITU-T G.657.A2 fiber complying with G.652D features and with a Mode Field Diameter (MFD) of 9.2 micro meters. OFS market this fiber as AllWave FLEX+ A2 Optical Fiber. The AllWave A2 9.2 Zero Water Peak (ZWP) Optical Fiber combines the bending performance and reliability with the added benefit…

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Posted in Fiber Optic News India South Asia

Finolex Announces Capacity Expansion Plans

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Indian fiber optic cable manufacturer, Finolex Cables has announced its plans for capacity expansion of manufacturing facilities and investment in producing glass preforms. Finolex Cables has signed an agreement with the Maharashtra industries department to invest US$70 millioin to more than double its optic fiber cables capacity to 10 million fiber kilometers per annum. Finolex Cables has fiber optic cable…

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Posted in Installation

The Process of Pulling Fiber Optic Cable

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Installation methods for copper cables and optical fibre cables are almost similar, but have some additional precautions are needed. Since fibre optic cables are designed with additional strength members, they can be pulled with much greater force than copper wire if you pull it correctly. We need to remember a few rules when pulling fiber optic cables. Do not pull…

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Posted in Fiber Optic Jobs

Cable Manufacturing Process Engineer Job in Corning

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Day to Day Responsibilities: Support cable manufacturing in an around-the-clock production environment, to include assisting production personnel and maintenance functions in day-to-day troubleshooting of equipment and processes, conducting trend analysis of reoccurring errors and developing proposals/designs/training to reduce those errors and machine downtime and implement the corrections. Interface daily with operators and production team leaders to monitor and correct possible…

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