General Purpose Semi-Flexible E-Glass
is a non-metallic, E-glass composite designed primarily for use as a peripheral strength element in fiber optic cables. This round, flexible product is produced with E-glass fibers and one of two different resins. One resin promotes adhesion to jacketing materials and the other eliminates this property. FIBERBUNDLE has a coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) similar to optical fibers, thereby limiting strain during temperature-induced expansion and contraction. The high elastic modulus of the E-glass composite minimizes elongation of the cable to limit strain on the optical fibers, making FIBERBUNDLE ideal for aerial applications.
FIBERBUNDLE® is most often used with LIGHTLINE® to improve overall tensile strength without excessive cable rigidity.
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- Underground - direct burial and conduit
- Peripheral Strength Requirements
- Light Weight Requirements
- Tensile Reinforcement
|Features & Benefits|
- Light weight
- High Elastic Modulus
- High Flexibility
- CTE similar to optical fibers
- Custom lengths
- High geometrical accuracy and smooth surface for ease of extrusion, fitting and quality
|Typical Technical Specifications|
- Tensile Strength
- Elastic Modulus
- Elongation at break
- Coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE)
- T Glass Transition
- Diameter Tolerance
- Maximum Length
- Minimum Order Quantity
> 43 GPa
5.9 x 10-6 C°
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|LFB||Semi-rigid tensile strength element -- diameter ≥ 1.3mm |
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