Category Archives: Fiber Optics

Single Mode Fiber: Concerning Types and Applications

In optical fiber technology, single mode fiber (SMF) or monomode fiber, is an optical fiber that is designed for the transmission of a single ray or mode of light as a carrier to propagate at a time. Generally, single mode cable has a narrow core diameter of 8 to 10µm (micrometers), which can propagate at the wavelength […]

Fiber Optic Cabling Installation Best Practices Guide

Fiber Optic Cabling Installation Best Practices Guide

Implementation of these outlined fiber optic cabling installation best practices will ensure the best environment for proper functioning of your cables. These guidelines help improve operations by minimizing the risk of failure due to inadequate planning, mishandling of fiber cabling, improper testing, and reducing installation time. The following fiber cable installation guidelines are recommended as best […]

A Guide To Understanding Fiber Optic Installation

A Guide To Understanding Fiber Optic Installation

Fiber optic installation is a tricky and expensive process, but is it worth it for the high download speeds? We’ll look at some of the considerations for installing fiber optics at your worksite and if it makes sense for you to upgrade. What Is Fiber Optic Cable? There are two primary families of cable used […]