Episode 8: Fiber Optic Closure Specs Explained – IP Rating


Preformed Line Products (PLP) video series: Fiber Tips and Tricks

Each episode will include one concept, tip, or piece of information intended to help fiber optic splicer and technicians, engineers, and other communications industry personnel expand their knowledge about the products, systems, techniques, and science behind today’s fiber networks.

Episode 8: Fiber Optic Closure Specs Explained – IP Rating

Are the fiber optic splice closures in your network watertight? Find out how to ensure that they are in this episode of PLP’s Fiber Tips and Tricks, where the basics of IP ratings are explained, including how this rating system impacts the design, function and selection of fiber optic closures.

Also check out these other episodes:
Episode 1: Fiber Management with Braided Sleeving
Episode 2: Fiber Management with Split Wrap and Wire Loom Tool
Episode 3: How to Install a COYOTE® Unitube Cable Breakout Kit
Episode 4: How to Easily Open a COYOTE® DTC
Episode 5: Fiber Bend Radius Explained

Episode 6: Splice Block Versatility Explained
Episode 7: Pairing Handholes, Closures, & Cables

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Preformed Line Products (PLP) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer and supplier of high quality cable anchoring and control hardware and systems, fiber optic and copper splice closures, and high-speed cross-connect devices. With groundbreaking and innovative solutions like our line of COYOTE® Fiber Optic Products, and our THERMOLIGN® family of power transmission products, PLP has consistently pioneered modern advances in communications and power utility networks since 1947.

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