Clearfield’s proven ruggedized drop cable solutions include HFOC, ruggedized flat drop and ruggedized pigtail for splicing.

Technical Specifications

Specification Description
Core Size and Type Singlemode
Fiber Count 1-fiber and 2-fiber
Jacket O.D. 2.0 mm, 3.0 mm ruggedized
Cable Types Flat Drop Cable (Dielectric/Toneable)
Connector Types SC/UPC, SC/APC, LC/UPC, LC/APC, HFOC/APC
Operating Temperature -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F)
Breakout Length Half meter, custom

Minimum Performance Specifications for Terminated Singlemode Connectors

Connector Type Ferrule Material Polish Type Ins. Loss Typical Max Ins. Loss Min. Ret. Loss
ST Ceramic UPC 0.15 dB 0.30 55.00
SC Ceramic UPC 0.15 0.30 55.00
FC Ceramic UPC 0.15 0.30 55.00
LC Ceramic UPC 0.15 0.30 55.00
SC Ceramic APC 0.20 0.30 65.00
FC Ceramic APC 0.20 0.30 65.00
LC Ceramic APC 0.20 0.30 65.00

Features & Benefits

Integrity

  • Terminations are designed and tested to Telcordia GR-326
  • Supports industry standard singlemode connectors
  • Singlemode and multimode cable available

Protection

  • Uses ruggedized OSP rated flat drop cable
  • Single loose-tube gel-filled resists water from penetration
  • Rugged black UV resistant jacket with two fiberglass strength members gives it the strength needed for all harsh environments
  • All-dielectric option allows deployment near power lines and utilities

Access

  • Flat Drop cable construction allows for installation in buried or aerial applications
  • Industry standard terminations include ST, SC, FC, LC (ask a Clearfield ® representative for other available connectors)
  • Toneable cables allow for traceability throughout the network

Investment

  • Ruggedized flat drop assemblies offer an economical solution for deploying fiber in any OSP optical network
  • Environmentally stable, low-insertion loss, minimal back reflection
  • All assemblies are 100% tested