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 9: Fiber Optic Closure Specs Explained – GR-771-CORE: Environmental Criteria

Will the fiber optic splice closures in your network withstand the rigors of being in an outside plant environment? Find out how to ensure they can in this next episode of PLP’s Fiber Tips and Tricks, where we’ll cover the basics of the Thermal Aging, Hot/Cold Assembly, and Thermal Cycling requirements of the GR-771-CORE standard.

While these are just a few of the many GR-771-CORE requirements, all three tests are essential for designing and selecting a closure that will withstand the rigors of any outside plant network.

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About Preformed Line Products

Preformed Line Products (PLP) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer and supplier of high quality cable anchoring and control hardware and systems, fiber optic and copper splice closures, and high-speed cross-connect devices. With groundbreaking and innovative solutions like our line of COYOTE® Fiber Optic Products, and our THERMOLIGN® family of power transmission products, PLP has consistently pioneered modern advances in communications and power utility networks since 1947.