The topic today is loose-tube and tight-buffered fiber.
So what is loose tight-buffered cable and loose-tube cable?
Here are two pictures for your better understanding:
- From the structure:
Loose-tube fiber contains single or multiple strands of fiber in a single jacket.
Tight-buffered fiber contains a thick coating of a plastic material that is applied directly to the outside of each individual fiber.
- From the usage:
Loose-tube fibers are designed for harsh outdoor environmental conditions, such as outside-plant installation in aerial, duct and direct-buried applications.
Tight-buffered fibers are optimal for indoor applications, such as pigtails, optical patch cords,s or fiber jumpers.
- Which one do you actually need? What does Fibconet provide?
Fibconet provides options to you, tight-buffered fiber or loose-tube fiber. Tell us your requirement, products do according to your demands.