Product Information

Applications

A fiber jumper, sometimes called a fiber patch cord is a length of fiber cabling fitted with connectors at each end. They are used to connect end devices or network hardware.

Bend Insensitive Fiber Jumpers

Bend Insensitive Fiber Jumpers

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Description

Indoor Bend-Insensitive Fiber Jumper Cables are used in a variety of carrier networks and private network environments. The key to manufacturing high-performance fiber assemblies is controlling polish radius, apex offset and fiber undercut. Clearfield ® monitors its automated polishing process to exceed industry specifications for insertion and return loss, ensuring a top-quality product.

Features and Benefits

Integrity

  • Terminations are designed and tested to Telcordia GR-326
  • Clearfield ® FiberDeep ® Guarantee: 0.2 dB insertion loss or less, exceeding industry standards
  • Supports industry standard singlemode connectors
  • Singlemode G.657.A1 and A2 bend-insensitive glass fiber

Protection

  • Riser and Plenum rated bend-insensitive jacket options available
  • Available in simplex, dual-round and dual zip-cord configurations

Access

  • Compact jacket design minimizes cable pile up
  • Industry standard terminations include ST, SC, FC, LC (ask a Clearfield representative for other connector availability)

Investment

  • Indoor Bend-Insensitive Fiber Jumper Cables offer an economical solution for deploying fiber in any optical network
  • Environmentally stable, low-insertion loss, minimal back reflection
  • All assemblies are 100% tested

Technical Specifications

Core Size and Type

Singlemode (G.657.A1 and G.657.A2)

Fiber Count

Simplex (1-fiber) and Duplex (2-fiber)

Jacket O.D.

2.0 mm

Cable Types

Indoor Riser

Connector Types

SC/UPC, SC/APC, LC/UPC, LC/APC, FC/UPC, FC/APC, ST/UPC

Operating Temperature

-40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F)

Minimum Performance Specifications for Terminated Singlemode Connectors

Connector Type

Ferrule Material

Polish Type

Ins. Loss Typical (dB)

Max Ins. Loss (db)

Min. Ret. Loss (db)

ST

Ceramic

UPC

0.15

0.20

55.00

SC

Ceramic

UPC

0.15

0.20

55.00

FC

Ceramic

UPC

0.15

0.20

55.00

LC

Ceramic

UPC

0.15

0.20

55.00

SC

Ceramic

APC

0.15

0.20

65.00

FC

Ceramic

APC

0.15

0.20

65.00

LC

Ceramic

APC

0.15

0.20

65.00

 

Minimum Performance Specifications for Terminated Multimode Connectors

Connector Type

Ferrule Material

Polish Type

Ins. Loss Typical (dB)

Max. Ins. Loss (db)

ST

Ceramic

PC

0.25

≤0.50

SC

Ceramic

PC

0.25

≤0.50

FC

Ceramic

PC

0.25

≤0.50

LC

Ceramic

PC

0.25

≤0.50

ST

Stainless Steel

Flat

0.40

≤0.75