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Weatherproofing Accessories

The importance of sealing

CommScope’s duct sealing system permanently seals telecommunication cables in cable ducts. In addition, CommScope offers a wide range of duct plugs and seals, reducing the cost of cable placement and maintenance. Couplers provide a strong mechanical connection for a wide variety of conduit types.

CommScope offers a number of premier weatherproofing options to seal and protect connectors from extreme temperatures, moisture and vibrations. From our latest re-usable HELIAX® SureGuard molded-boot system to 3M™ Cold Shrink™ wraps, to butyl rubber and vinyl tapes, our weatherproofing components provide quality, long-term protection that's easy to install — even in tight spaces.

  • Installs quickly
  • No special tools required
  • Available for all cable sizes

Brochure: HELIAX SureFlex premium cable assemblies

HELIAX SureFlex premium cable assemblies offer HELIAX SureGuard weatherproofing technology, they are guaranteed for low PIM, VSWR and DTF, and they protect your network investment.
Publish Date: December 7, 2016
Region: Global

Aug 11, 2016

Small Footprint, Big Advantages: 4.3-10 Connectors

The mobile industry has standardized a new RF connector commonly known as 4.3-10, which is set to supersede the existing connector types. 4.3-10 connectors have been developed to prevent performance issues and remove complexity in the installation of feeders, antennas, filters and tower mounted amplifiers. Pedro Torres explains more about these connectors in today’s blog post and a new white paper.
Jul 13, 2016

To Clean or Not to Clean

Keeping fiber connectors clean is of utmost importance to wireless network performance. The problem in trying to maintain a pristine connector interface is that dirt is everywhere. But a single speck of dust can be a major problem when embedded on or near the fiber core. In today’s blog post, Marcus Ash explains the cleaning process CommScope recommends for HELIAX FiberFeed, and provides links to a few resources that can help keep your connectors clean.
Dec 14, 2015

Can You Afford to Use Substandard Network Products?

Low-quality cable accessories and structural elements can threaten the performance and reliability of wireless networks. They might be less expensive but can also be less reliable over time. Substandard products ultimately perform poorly in the field and can lead to network performance problems in ways that aren’t initially obvious. Jeff Epstein explains more and provides examples in today’s blog post.
Jul 13, 2015

Installing an LTE Cell Site

The most common source of the performance-degrading interference called passive intermodulation (PIM) is poor installation. That’s what CommScope’s Site Solutions and Services team has discovered over the years while performing audits of existing LTE sites. Installation errors are often related to improper connections that create PIM-generating problems. See today’s blog post by Mike Fabbri for more information and a link to the LTE Best Practices ebook.