Emtelle, HellermannTyton, Senko collaborate on FibreTap ruggedized drop cable

The pre-connectorized, non-splice “plug and play” product speeds installation in aerial and underground applications, the partners assert.

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Emtelle, HellermannTyton, and Senko Advanced Components have collaborated to create FibreTap, a ruggedized drop cable offering for fiber to the x (FTTx) applications. The pre-connectorized, non-splice “plug and play” product speeds installation in aerial and underground applications, the partners assert.

FibreTap combines pre-connectorized 5/2-mm and 6/3.2-mm universal drop cable with 2-8 G.657.A2 fibers pre-installed from blown fiber specialists Emtelle; an optical network terminal (ONT) closure and a new IP68 rated fiber adapter block for pole or chamber installations from HellermannTyton; and an LC blown fiber type connector, a mechanical splice alternative for the ONT, and a custom version of its IP connector. The combination of the three companies’ expertise creates a drop cable approach that is easy-to-install, reliable, and futureproof, the partner’s assert. The design ensures optimal protection of the cable and connection, they add.

It made logical sense to partner with Emtelle and Senko to create such a solution, due to our longstanding relationships and 180-plus years’ experience between us,” commented Matthew Hunter, managing director at HellermannTyton. “To pre-connectorize our well-renowned closures to Emtelle’s quality cable with Senko’s ruggedized connector, makes a complete solution that helps installers worldwide on making fiber installations quicker, easier, and more effective.”

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