Product News: Communication Systems & Equipment
Fiber Optic Cables are suited for commercial aircraft systems.
Press Release Summary:
February 11, 2013 - FlightLink™ 50 µm OM3 can support 100 Gbit Ethernet up to 100 m. For applications that require single mode performance, FlightLink Bend Optimized Single Mode offers enhanced bend performance combined with standard-sized mode field. Incorporating OFS fibers, buffer, braided strength members, and outer jacket, all avionics cables are qualified to 200°C and designed with identical tight buffer construction that eliminates kinking.
Original Press Release
Flightlink(TM) Fiber Optic Cables Extend Bandwidth and Temperature Performance for Commercial Aircraft Systems
Press release date: February 5, 2013
All FlightLink cables are now qualified to 200°C and are designed with identical tight buffer construction that eliminates “kinking” which can occur in loose tube cables. FlightLink cables incorporate OFS premium quality fibers, buffer, braided strength members and outer jacket, chosen from our wide range of specialty materials to meet the requirements of this challenging environment.
FlightLink cables can be ordered directly from OFS’s Specialty Photonics Division in Avon, CT.
OFS is a world-leading designer, manufacturer and provider of optical fiber, optical fiber cable, connectivity, FTTX and specialty photonics solutions. Our marketing, sales, manufacturing and research teams provide forward-looking, innovative products and solutions in areas including Telecommunications, Medicine, Industrial Automation, Sensing, Government, Aerospace and Defense applications. We provide reliable, cost effective optical solutions to enable our customers to meet the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s digital and energy consumers and businesses.
OFS’ corporate lineage dates back to 1876 and includes technology powerhouses such as AT&T and Lucent Technologies. Today, OFS is owned by Furukawa Electric, a multi-billion dollar global leader in optical communications.
Headquartered in Norcross (near Atlanta) Georgia, U.S., OFS is a global provider with facilities in China, Denmark, Germany, Russia, and the United States.
For more information, please visit www.ofsoptics.com.
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