OFS Expands Its InvisiLite® Facade Solution with the Slimbox® Inline Facade Enclosure


In-line interior/door module for building installation

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — OFS is pleased to announce the launch of its Slimbox Inline Facade Enclosure, an extension of the InvisiLite Facade solution, for low rise buildings and garden style residential units. To support a chain.

The Slimbox inline facade enclosure is an excellent choice as an external boundary termination for FTTX applications that include dual functionality as a connector and/or splice case. Designed for in-line applications, the feeder cable can enter on the left or right side of the unit, one or more fibers can be removed, and the feeder cable can then exit the opposite side and continue across the front. Is.

The new slimbox inline fascia enclosure allows for midspan access of a feeder cable, allowing customers to connect to a module without having to cut and replace an entire 12- or 24-fiber feeder cable. The modules support 2 SCA or 4 LCA drops that can be removed from a single feeder cable. Feeder cables can be attached to a pigtail or connected to a splice connector and connected ready for use. Drop cables can be inserted on either side of the closure if customer activation is required. A lanyard is attached to keep the cover closed during connection of the droplets, even when placed on the mask.

If required, the housing can serve as a splice box for branch feeder cables and the unit can accommodate more than 6 meters of 3mm cable to aid in maintenance.

The Slimbox inline facade enclosure can be used for emergency renovations or as an inline splice enclosure. When used in this manner, the device can support 24 single fiber splices or two 12 fiber reels with the splice holder in place of the adapter.

The Slimbox Inline Facade Enclosure will be on display at Fiber Connect 2022 at the Gaylord Convention Center, Nashville, Tennessee, June 12-15. For more information, contact your OFS representative.

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OFS is a leading global designer, manufacturer and supplier of fiber optics, fiber optic cables, connectivity, fiber-to-the-subscriber (FTTX) and specialty fiber optic products. We combine our development and manufacturing resources to create solutions for applications in industries such as telecommunications, medical, industrial networking, sensors, aerospace, defense and energy. We provide reliable, cost-effective fiber optic solutions that help our customers meet the needs of consumers and businesses today and into the future.

Headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, USA, OFS (near Atlanta), OFS is a global provider with facilities in many countries around the world. OFS is part of the Furukawa Electric Group, a multi-billion dollar leader in optical communications.

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