Optical fiber built for rugged, outdoor uses

Officials of Optical Cable Corp. of Roanoke, Va., are unveiling their B-Series Breakout tight-buffered fiber optic cables that can survive outdoor environments as well as meet the flammability requirements for use inside buildings. Company engineers designed the cable with applications in mind such as using only one kind of cable in installations between and inside buildings, which they say can save labor hours and high material costs by eliminating the need to splice outdoor cables to flame-ret

Jul 1st, 1997

Officials of Optical Cable Corp. of Roanoke, Va., are unveiling their B-Series Breakout tight-buffered fiber optic cables that can survive outdoor environments as well as meet the flammability requirements for use inside buildings. Company engineers designed the cable with applications in mind such as using only one kind of cable in installations between and inside buildings, which they say can save labor hours and high material costs by eliminating the need to splice outdoor cables to flame-retardant indoor cables. For more information, contact Optical Cable Corp. by phone at 540-265-0690, by fax at 540-265-0724, or on the World Wide Web at http://ww.occfiber.com/. - J.K.

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