Loose Tube Fiber Cable has dense, compact fiber arrangement.
January 15, 2013 -
With buffer tube bend radius of 20 mm and fiber bend radius of 7.5 mm, bend-tolerant LT2.0 BBXS outside plant loose tube cable enables more cables to be placed in duct. Design enables use of smaller reels and promotes handling efficiency in field. Up to 456 fibers fit in 1 in. duct, and ITU G.652.D- and G.657.A2-compliant cable is backwards compatible with existing single-mode fibers. Product is also compliant with North American cable standards GR 20 and RUS / RDUP PE 90.
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Prysmian Fiber Cable - a Division of the Prysmian Group
2512 Penny Rd.
Claremont, NC, 28610
LT2.0 BBXS Becomes Prysmian's Newest Fiber Cable Offering After a Successful 1 Year Rollout
Lexington, South Carolina – Prysmian Group, the world’s largest cable company, announces it will begin to offer LT2.0 BBXS loose tube fiber cable in its product offering effective immediately. LT2.0 BBXS was introduced 1 year ago at the 2011 FTTH Expo and has completed a successful year long rollout across North America. With this announcement, Prysmian extends the availability of this next generation loose tube fiber cable to all customers in all markets across North America.
“The features, benefits, and performance of LT2.0 BBXS are revolutionary and our customers are the real winner. The performance of this loose tube cable is in a class by itself and now we are extending LT2.0 BBXS to all customers in all markets,” states Brian DiLascia, Vice President for Prysmian.
LT2.0 BBXS is a smaller, lighter, bend tolerant outside plant loose tube cable which delivers cost savings opportunities to the customer through the following features and benefits:
• Up to 19% smaller cable diameter
- Enables more cables in a duct
- Buffer tube bend radius reduced from 30 mm to 20 mm
- Fiber bend radius reduced from 16 mm to 7.5 mm
- Enables the use of smaller, more economical closures, handholes, pedestals, & cabinets
- 456 fibers in a 1 inch duct
• Up to 44% less cable weight
- Enables the use of smaller size reels
- Reduced freight costs
- Easier handling in the field
• Up to 30% more cable on a reel.
- Extend the distance between splice points
• Backwards compatible with existing singlemode fibers.
- ITU G.652.D and G.657.A2 compliant
• Fully compliant with North American cable standards
- GR 20 and RUS / RDUP PE 90 compliant
More than 25 billion feet of BendBright XS® fiber have been deployed since its introduction in 2006.
For additional information, contact the Customer Care Center at 800-879-9862 or 800-669-0808.
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