CraftSmart Fiber Protection Vault (FPV)

The CraftSmart Fiber Protection Vault (FPV) is a flat packed, easily assembled solution for the optimized installation and deployment of Clearfield FDH Cabinets and Pedestals.

All vaults include a custom cut-out in half of the lid, designed specifically for easy installation and mounting of FieldSmart FDH Cabinets and FieldSmart Fiber Delivery Point (FDP) Pedestals in above grade deployments with below grade slack cable storage. FPVs are equally suited for drop cable, splicing, interconnect and mid-span scenarios, which allows for maximum flexibility and customization in the outside plant network.

Designed to meet industry standards for strength and reliability exposure to underground applications.

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Product Details

The Clearfield® CraftSmart product line provides physical fiber protection for products. It completes and delivers a turn-key passive solution from the central office/headend to the customer premises. CraftSmart Fiber Protection Vaults (FPV) provide the most costeffective thermoplastic enclosures in the industry - meeting and exceeding the industry standards for strength, reliability, and environmental concerns.

Formed from a High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Thermoplastic, these vaults provide a solid base and light-weight material alternative to traditional polymer concrete enclosures. All CraftSmart Vaults come flat packed are easily assembled by the customer on site. The flat pack configuration allows for reduced transportation, handling, and storage costs typically associated with a pre-assembled vault. Multiple industry standard sizes can be ordered with solid covers or pre-cut covers to accommodate all FieldSmart passive and active cabinet solutions.

Features & Benefits


  • Designed to comply to Telcordia GR-902
  • Compliant to ANSI/SCTE 77 2010 as specified by N.E.C. ANSI C57 Enclosure Integrity
  • Compliant to Western Underground Guide 3.6
  • Stainless steel hardware


  • Hex head security bolts
  • Vaults incorporate a unique overlapping cover design to reduce soil mitigation into box


  • Multiple cover options, including a 2-piece split thermoplastic cover, provide ease of access and cut outs for FieldSmart cabinets and pedestals
  • Mounting bolts for FieldSmart cabinets and pedestals are included with cutout lid option


  • High strength rigid construction ensures long term reliability in the harshest environments
  • Lighter and easier to handle than concrete, which increases the overall safety factor
  • Flat packed to improve efficiencies and lower cost of transportation, storage and deployment

Technical Specifications

Flared Wall A - Inside Dim. Width B - Inside Dim. Width C - Outside Dim. Width D - Outside Dim. Width E - Height Approx. Weight with HDPE Cover Recommended Clearfield Product
36" x 48"  36"  48" 43" 55" 36" 260 lbs. Clearfield FDH Cabinets, 144, 288, 432, 576, 1152 PON and 432, 864, 1728 Croos-Connect, FiberFirst Pedestal, YOURx-Terminal