Monthly Archives: December 2012

Standards Update: Bend-Insensitive Multimode Fiber

Enterprise Networks
Enterprise Networks

Standardization of bend-insensitive multimode fiber (BIMMF) has been a very active area within the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). Since the start of the year, more than a dozen contributions on the topic have been reviewed in the TIA working group TR-42.12 “Optical Fiber and Cable.” Read More

Does Optical Fiber Have You Tied in Knots?

Tied in Knots
Tied in Knots

At the upcoming PowerGen trade event in Orlando (December 11-13, 2012), OFS is proud to demonstrate HCS┬« (Hard Clad Silica) optical fiber, cable and field termination technology. Unlike telecommunications grade optical fibers, you can tie our products in knots. While we don’t recommend this in practice, seeing it first hand will help you understand just how rugged these industrialized glass optical fibers are. Read More…