Product Information


Designed to simplify the placement of fiber, FieldShield Aerial 500 Microduct is a durable solution protecting fiber from exposed outdoor environments. FieldShield Aerial 500 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 500 Microduct

FieldShield Aerial 500 Microduct


FieldShield Aerial 500 Microduct is a 10 mm 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 3.18 mm stranded galvanized wire strength member makes FieldShield Aerial 500 Microduct the perfect solution for spanning lengths 250 to 500 feet or lashing to an existing support strand. The FieldShield Aerial 500 Microduct supports FieldShield Pushable Optical Fiber up to 4 mm in diameter.

Features and Benefits


  • Compliant to Telcordia GR-3155


  • High crush and tension resistance protects duct from harshest environmental conditions
  • Made with HDPE to prevent degradation from sun and elements


  • 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


  • Tech-friendly deployment methods reduce installation expenses

Technical Specifications


1,500 feet per spool (-0 / +5%)

Outside Diameter

0.394" (10 mm)

Inside Diameter

0.248" (6.29 mm)

Wall Thickness

0.073" (1.855 mm)

Slip Layer

Minimum 0.004" (0.102 mm)


500 feet maximum


≤ 5%

Crush Resistance

900 psi

Installation Tension

1,200 lbf

Minimum Bend-Radius

6" radius



Operating Temperature

-40°F to 176°F (-40°C to 80°C)

Installation Temperature

-14°F to 158°F (-26°C to 70°C)



Figure 8 Strength Wire Material

7 x 19 stranded galvanized

Strength Wire Diameter

0.125" (3.18 mm)


Part number, lot number, footage markers every two feet

Spool Size

12"ID x 23.5"OD x 14.5"IW

Weight (1,500 feet on spool)

108 lbs