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What is Blown Fibre?

What is Blown Fibre?

I’ve covered in past blog posts what fibre optic cables are capable of, if you’ve yet to read, I’d recommend reading one of our recent posts, what are the benefits of fibre optic cabling. In the previous posts, I’ve discussed some of the benefits that fibre optic cabling provides, and we’ve discussed the difference in Singlemode… Continue reading What is Blown Fibre?

What is CPR? What does it mean for Network Cabling?

What is CPR? What does it mean for Network Cabling?

The Construction Products Regulation is a European Union directive, set out with an intention of making buildings, safer. It brings us a standard classification system for how construction products react to fire. Categorising them into groups (EuroClasses). Ahhh, yep it had to be said, oops… No, Brexit will not affect the implementation of CPR. Why?… Continue reading What is CPR? What does it mean for Network Cabling?

What are the Benefits of Fibre Optic Cabling?

What are the Benefits of Fibre Optic Cabling?

We’ve discussed the differences between multimode and single mode fibre and the varying fibre optic cable constructions but when should you choose fibre over copper? What are its benefits? We take a brief look at it’s benefits and why you would potentially choose optical fibre over balanced copper cabling. Longer Distance Applications One of the… Continue reading What are the Benefits of Fibre Optic Cabling?

Best Practices When Using Fibre Optic Infrastructure

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Best Practices When Using Fibre Optic Infrastructure

Fibre Optic Best Practices Due to optical fibres offering enormous benefits over copper cabling, we’re seeing a rapid increase in optical fibre being installed within organisations. Commonly found providing the backbone to the infrastructure and providing the network connectivity to the rest of the network it is vital it is functional at all times. Optical… Continue reading Best Practices When Using Fibre Optic Infrastructure

What are the Differences between Singlemode and Multimode Fibre?

What are the Differences between Singlemode and Multimode Fibre?

Optical fibre has become commonplace in most networks, and this is mainly due to its huge advantages over standard twisted-pair copper cabling. Optical fibre comes in a variety of different options, for more information see our blog post on the different types of fibre optic cable explained When considering fibre optic cables, it is essential… Continue reading What are the Differences between Singlemode and Multimode Fibre?

Loose Tube Fibre v Tight Buffered Fibre v CST Fibre v SWA Fibre

Loose Tube Fibre v Tight Buffered Fibre v CST Fibre v SWA Fibre

So you’ve got some quotes for a new fibre optic infrastructure – One for a loose tube fibre, one for tight buffered? What even is the difference? Does it matter? With many options on the market, we often get questioned on what the difference is and why you should choose one over another. There are… Continue reading Loose Tube Fibre v Tight Buffered Fibre v CST Fibre v SWA Fibre