Products: Installation equipment

This group includes all installation equipment such as blowing machines, for blowing subduct in HDPE pipes or blowing cables into subduct.
In addition to these 'pure' installation machines this group also contains fibre optic welding machines used to (re)connect fibre cables, and measuring devices to control the welding of attenuation, reflection, etc.

Aside from machines, we also offer tents and custom-made trailers. On the webshop you can find all necessary accessories for the installation equipment as well as the equipment itself.

 

 

Blowing machines 

30200We offer a wide range of blowing machines for underground and overhead blowing of fibre optic cables and subduct pipes. 

These machines are specially designed for blowing telecommunication and data transmission cables in preinstalled ducts and are also suitable for the blowing of subducts.

The system operates on the viscous drag principle, employing compressed air to install the cable, controlled and assisted by a belt drive system.
The cable is propelled by compressed air and fed into the duct, while the hydraulically powered belt drive system controls the fibre optic cable. The electronic monitoring system reads out speed and distance, provides protection against duct or cable obstructions and includes an emergency stop facility.

 

70S

Splice machines

Fusion splicing is the act of joining two optical fibres end-to-end using heat. The goal is to fuse the two fibres together in such a way that the light passing through is not scattered or reflected by the splice.

The first step of fusing is to remove the coating of the end of each fibre, the stripping of the fibre. Then the fibre is cleaved, using a special cleaver, so both ends of the fibres are perfectly flat and perpendicular to the axis of the fibre. 
After this, the fibres are clamped upon the machine. The two endfaces are controlled and aligned by the inspection microscope and then fused together by the two electrodes. 
When the fusion is complete, the bare fibre area is protected by a splice protector.

The splice machines we offer are from Fujikura, the most widely used brand in the world and known for their performance, productivity and reliability.

The new FSM 70S is the latest addition to Fujikura's fusion splicer range and has been specifically designed to be more ergonomic, faster and have greater durability, reducing splicing time to just seven seconds.

For more info about specialty splice machines, cleavers or other click here. 

 

Test and inspection equipment

These products are used for testing and inspecting fibre optic cables. We deliver fibre optic test equipment that is designed to provide accurate results every time. They are engineered to endure field environments and feature intuitive user interfaces that provide quick results without complicated training requirements. On our webshop you can find fibre identifiers, loss test kits, inspection and cleaning sets, OTDRs, fault locators and more.  

FID-30R

Fibre identifier

Optical fibre identifiers are simple, rugged, easy-to-use test instruments that detect the presence of signals on optical fibres. Fibre identifiers are simply clamped onto a fibre where they induce a safe macro-bend in the fibre which allows a small amount of light to escape. By collecting and analyzing the light, the presence of network traffic, test tones and CW signals is detected and the direction of the signal flow is determined.

OTDR handheld

OTDR

An OTDR, optical time domain reflectometer, is a device used to test and characterize an optical fibre. The device may be used to estimate the fibre length and overall attenuation, including splice and connector losses. It can also be used to locate faults, such as breakage, and to measure optical return loss.

A full feature OTDR has a main frame that can be fitted with multi-functioned plug-in units to perform many different fibre measurements, it also has a greater measurement range than other OTDR types. Hand-held OTDRs and fibre break locators are designed to troubleshoot fibre networks in a field-type environment. Hand-held OTDRs are easy to use and lightweight. 

Launch fibre

FiberlaunchLaunch fibres are generally highly sensitive. To remove and cope with this problem we are only utilizing steel armoured cables for our Fiberlaunch. This means fibres can hardly be buckled or broken. From now on, connecting the launch cable between the OTDR measurement and the fibres that need testing will be more efficient, secure and above all extremely fast and easy. Especially for FTTH installations an increasing amount of connectors have to be measured on very different spots and locations. Therefore it is becoming more and more important to use a robust, handy and easy-to-use launch fibre.