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.
Also check out these other episodes:
- Episode 1: Fiber Management with Braided Sleeving
- Episode 2: Fiber Management with Split Wrap and Wire Loom Tool
- Episode 3: How to Install a COYOTE® Unitube Cable Breakout Kit
- Episode 4: How to Easily Open a COYOTE® DTC
- Episode 5: Fiber Bend Radius Explained
- Episode 6: Splice Block Versatility Explained
- Episode 7: Pairing Handholes, Closures, & Cables
- Episode 8: Fiber Optic Closure Specs Explained – IP Rating
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