JULY 12, 2010 -- Draka Communications Americas, a fiber-optic cable manufacturers, has added to its All-Dielectric Self Support (ADSS) product line the Draka Ultra Light ADSS, designed to provide a lighter weight, smaller diameter, more cost-effective design for use in short pole to pole span distances.
Ultra Light ADSS, available up to 30 fibers, can reach maximum span distances of 430 feet in NESC Light weather loading. Ultra Light ADSS is compliant and tested to industry requirements, such as IEEE1222, RUS 7 CFR 1755, ICEA640, and Telcordia GR20. In addition to aerial self support requirements, Ultra Light ADSS is compliant with standard all-dielectric duct cable applications. Ultra Light ADSS is available with factory-tested support hardware.
UltraLight ADSS cable is available with Draka's line of optical fibers, such as Enhanced Single-Mode Fiber, bend insensitive single-mode fibers (BendBright, BendBright-XS, and BendBright-Elite), long-distance fibers (TeraLight Ultra & NZDSF-LA), and multimode fibers.