Product Information

Applications

Designed to simplify the placement of fiber, FieldShield Aerial 14/10mm Microduct is a durable 14/10 solution, protecting fiber from exposed outdoor environments. FieldShield Aerial Microduct easily integrates into pole mounted distribution terminals providing an aerial pole to pole distribution and “last mile” drop to the customer premise.

FieldShield Aerial 14/10mm Microduct

FieldShield Aerial 14/10mm Microduct

Description

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.

Features and 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

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.