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Fiber Optic Color Code Chart For 144 and 288 Count Cables

This is an update on a post we made a few years ago for a 144 count fiber color identification chart. Since then we have noticed thousands of searches from people looking for fiber optic color codes for 288 and 432 count fiber, both ribbon and string separated, 24...

OPGW Splicing: Adding Sealant to Cable Ends

Prepping OPGW requires a few things that normal fiber optic cables don’t require. One special requirement when prepping OPGW ends into a Stainless Steel 28″ Coyote closure, or any COYOTE® splice case for OPGW, is to add a Green Sealant Kit (Cat. No....

Reference Guide to Fiber Optic Splicing

The principle of fiber optic splicing is to melt, or join, two optical fibers together end-to-end using heat created with a machine called a Fusion Splicer. Your objective while splicing is to obtain a splice with an estimated loss of no more than 0.01db loss...
Denver Fiber Splicing Contractor

Denver Fiber Splicing Contractor

A leading service provider of fiber optic splicing and testing for the utility industry OLC Fiber, Inc., a Denver fiber optic splicing contractor, has been a key enabler of optical solutions since 1997. Fiber Optic Splicing – Whether your fiber splicing project...

Fiber Color Identification Chart

Fiber strands and cables are manufactured with a standard color coding. This allows for easy, effective management and identification of strands. An example; a loose buffer tube cable with 144 strands would have 12 tubes colored as indicated in the image below. Within...

Fiber Optic Splicing: Arc Fusion

Ever wonder how a  fiber optic strand is actually spliced together? The demonstration shows a single mode fiber being fused by a Fujikura 40S setup in Auto...