FieldShield Aerial 14/10 Microduct is a 14mm diameter, self-supporting (figure-8 style) microduct intended to deploy fiber the same way an aerial drop is installed. Designed to comply with North American storm and ice loading standards, the strength member makes FieldShield Aerial 14/10 Microduct the solution for spanning 200 feet. The FieldShield Aerial 14/10 Microduct supports FieldShield Pushable Optical Fiber up to 5.5 mm in diameter.

Technical Specifications

FieldShield Aerial 14/10mm Microduct
Length 3,281 feet per spool (-0 / +5%)
Outside Diameter 0.551” (14mm +/- 0.2mm)
Inside Diameter 0.390” (9.8mm)
Wall Thickness 0.079” (2mm +/- 0.2mm)
Slip Layer Minimum 0.004” (0.102mm)
Span 210 feet maximum pole to pole
Ovality ≤5%
Crush Resistance 900 psi
Installation Tension 1,200 lbf
Minimum Bend Radius 12" radius
Material HDPE
Operating Temperature -40°F to 176°F (-40°C to 80°C)
Installation Temperature -14°F to 158°F (-26°C to 70°C)
Color Black
Figure 8 Strength Wire Material 7 x 1.6mm stranded galvanized
Markings Part number, lot number, footage markers every foot
Spool Size 55” OD x 44” W
Weight (3,281 feet on spool) 1,036 lbs.

Features & Benefits

Integrity

  • Compliant to Telcordia GR-3155

Protection

  • High crush and tension resistance protects duct from harshest environmental conditions
  • Made with HDPE to prevent degradation from sun and elements

Access

  • Industry standard black for high visibility in aerial applications
  • External aerial strength support easily attaches to existing support strands
  • Quick and easy to install in self-supporting aerial applications
  • Smooth core with additional slip lining enables fiber to be pushed or pulled with minimal resistance
  • Standard nylon pull string simplifies deployment of fiber when pulling or using a push/pull combo

Investment

  • Tech-friendly deployment methods reduce installation expenses