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.

Indoor Fiber Jumper Cables

Indoor Fiber Jumper Cables

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Description

Clearfield ® offers singlemode and multimode, simplex and duplex Indoor Fiber Jumper Cables manufactured to tight internal specifications that exceed industry-accepted standards. Fiber assemblies 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 and multimode connectors
  • Singlemode and multimode and hybrid cables available

Protection

  • Each fiber is individually covered with an outer jacket for added protection
  • Wide variety of jacket sizes for all applications, 3 mm, 2 mm, 1.6 mm, 1.2 mm, 900 μm
  • Riser and Plenum rated 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 Jumper Assemblies 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 and multimode

Fiber Count

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

Jacket O.D.

900 μm, 1.6 mm, 2.0 mm, 3.0 mm

Cable Types

Indoor Riser, Indoor Plenum, Outdoor (Non-Rated)

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