Stop Unlimited Bends in Your Fiber Network Today

Daniel Daems Daniel Daems March 31, 2017

This blog post is part of a new video blog series—Fiber Friday. Our subject matter experts will provide you with some insight into the world of fiber optics, covering various industry topics.

The introduction of bend insensitive fibers made the fiber-to-the-home network stand up and take notice. These fibers eliminated a lot of optical concerns; however, mechanical reliability and stability must still be maintained. So, how do you make your fiber network more stable?

In this blog, I explain how too many sharp bends for an extended period of time can cause interference to your network’s stability.

About the Author

Daniel Daems

Daniel Daems

Daniel Daems is a principal engineer and a senior R&D department manager with CommScope. He has experience in managing a state of the art optical test laboratory and expertise in fiber optic technology cable infrastructure and networks. Before coming to CommScope, Daems spent time at Tyco Electronics and Raychem.