Splice Tray System provides place for safe splicing.

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Optical Fiber Splice Tray System (OFST/OFSTH) provides protective environment where excess fiber can be stored and splices may occur without damage to fiber. Splice tray is offered in 2 styles: OFST-1-P for plain tray, and OFST-1-M for managed tray with specific dark fiber storage area. Connected together, trays can be stacked to any height. Trays offer 1 slot on their long side for fiber routing from tray to tray and can be opened from either side.



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Optical Fiber Splice Tray System


CHICAGO, IL - - April 19, 2002 - - OPTICAL FIBER SPLICE TRAY SYSTEM (OFST/OFSTH) Richco Inc. introduces the Optical Fiber Splice Tray System (OFST/OFSTH), which provides a protective environment where excess fiber can be stored and splices may occur without worry of damage to the fiber. The splice tray is offered in two styles, OFST-1-P for a plain tray and OFST-1-M for a managed tray with a specific "dark" fiber storage area. The splice trays can be stacked to any specific height and topped off with a lid (OFST-1-L). The trays are connected together and are opened from either side with specially designed hinges offered in two colors, OFSTH-1GRN in green and OFSTH-1RED in red. The trays are designed with a slot on one of the long sides for fiber routing from tray to tray. A specially designed splice holder/gripper (OFSH-6-3.5) fits into the various mounting holes for holding splice protectors, couplers and fiber cables. The OFSH-6-3.5 can also serve as an entry and exit port routing device for fibers down to 250-micron primary fiber. The OFSH-6-3.5 is also available with loose adhesive for application in any system. The tray and the lid are made of a V-0 rated material.

For more information on the FIBER OPTIC ENGINEERING DESIGN KIT, contact Curt Fuller @ 773-290-5611

Richco Inc. is a global manufacturer of plastic components. Since their inception in 1954 they have specialized in supplying quality circuit board hardware, wire routing products, cable ties, clips and clamps, as well as the fiber optic and telecommunication accessories, and have expertise in the molding and extrusion of plastic. Richco currently operates fifteen facilities worldwide.

Richco, Inc. Chicago, IL Ph: 773-539-4060 Fax: 773-539-6770 www.richco-inc.com.

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