Telecommunication: Cable Types

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  1. What article in the NEC refers to fiber optic cabling?
    Art. 770
  2. What does OFNP, OFNR, OFN stand for and what is the order of their ratings?
    • Optical Fiber Non-conductive Plenum- Highest
    • Optical Fiber Non-conductive Riser- Middle
    • Optical Fiber Non-conductive- Lowest
  3. Conductive cables containing metal require?
    bonding and grounding
  4. List the types of standard fiber cables
    • Loose tube cables
    • Tight-buffered cables
    • Ribbon Cables
  5. List loose tube cable characteristics.
    • -Primarily used outdoors
    • -UV resistant jacket
    • -Water-blocked cable and buffer tubes
    • -High tensile strength
    • -Extreme temperature tolerance
    • -Blue, orange, green, brown, slate, white, red, black, yellow, violet, rose and aqua
  6. List tight buffered cable characteristics.
    • Primarily used indoors
    • Applicable flame resist. requirements
    • Increased flexibility
    • Easy to field terminate
    • Variety of fiber counts and cable designs
  7. List ribbon type cable characteristics.
    • Outdoor and Indoor use
    • Small bend radius
    • Easy to handle and connectorisze
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Telecommunication: Cable Types
2014-01-05 01:54:53
Fiber Optics

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