PLP Fiber Tips & Tricks Episode 8

Preformed Line Products (PLP) video series: Fiber Tips and Tricks

Each episode will include one concept, tip, or piece of information intended to help fiber optic splicer and technicians, engineers, and other communications industry personnel expand their knowledge about the products, systems, techniques, and science behind today’s fiber networks.

Episode 8: Fiber Optic Closure Specs Explained – IP Rating

Are the fiber optic splice closures in your network watertight? Find out how to ensure that they are in this episode of PLP’s Fiber Tips and Tricks, where the basics of IP ratings are explained, including how this rating system impacts the design, function and selection of fiber optic closures.

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Preformed Line Products (PLP®) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and supplier of high-quality cable anchoring and control hardware systems, fiber optic and copper splice closures, and high-speed cross-connect devices. PLP offers innovative product solutions, such as the COYOTE® family of fiber optic splice closures, organizers, and trays, the ARMADILLO® line of copper splice closures and accessories, and the FIBERLIGN® family of pole line hardware.

The reliability of PLP’s complete line of fiber optic, copper, demarcation, bonding, and cabling solutions combined with the company’s knowledgeable sales, customer service, and technical support teams truly make PLP the connection you can count on.


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