Patchcords

PATCHCORDS

Single fiber assemblies are employed whenever light must be transmitted over a certain distance along a convoluted path. FTO specializes in manufacturing several different grades of single fiber assemblies and cables. We are expert in making of extremely rugged cables for large industrial installations. Our assemblies can be customized based on your needs and specifications.  Click here for patchcords pricing.

Length:

  • Up to 1000m (3300ft.)

Protective Layers:

  • Up to 3 layers
Applications:

  • Optical Energy Transmission
  • Spectroscopy
  • Illuminations
  • Sensors

Depending on application type, several levels of protection for the optical fiber can be provided:

Type

Typical Usage

Protective Layers

Construction Details

Laboratory

Research labs

1

  • PVC furcation tube
  • Strain reliefs

Light Industrial

Conduits

2

  • Secondary coating on the fiber
  • PVC furcation tube
  • Strain reliefs

Heavy Industrial

Cable Tray

3

  • Secondary coating on the fiber
  • PVC furcation tube
  • Stainless steel interlock sheathing for
    pulling/ crushing resistance
  • Reinforced ends

Process Grade

Industrial Plant

3

  • Secondary coating on the fiber
  • Teflon tube
  • Thermoplastic covered stainless
  • steel interlock sheathing for pulling
  • / crushing resistance
  • Chemical resistance
  • Reinforced ends

To ensure that the single fiber assemblies you order meet your requirements and perform as expected, we wield an array of inspection and testing instrumentation.

We also offer capability to supply multifiber cables built to your design.

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