AFL to Feature MicroCore® Cable, Compact Enclosures and FOCIS Duel at Fiber Connect

Spartanburg, SC – AFL, a leading manufacturer of fiber optic cable and accessories, is exhibiting at Fiber Connect 2018 and featuring its latest in optical connectivity, fiber optic cable and equipment solutions. AFL will be showcasing a new compact splicing and distribution enclosure200 µm buffered OSP MicroCore cable and the new FOCIS Duel Fiber Inspection Tool in booth #1507.

AFL’s LightLink LL-550 Optical Splicing and Distribution Enclosure is a compact wall-mounted enclosure that provides for organizing, splicing and interconnecting fibers. This enclosure is ideal for business service hand-offs, MDU distribution and connectivity, cellular backhaul and other commercial services that require weather-proof field connectivity, but may have size constraints. The LL-550 is available with up to 48 SC UPC or APC connections as well as a splice-only configuration for up to 144 single fusion splices or 576 ribbon fibers with mass fusion.

The LM200-Series OSP MicroCore product design integrates the latest technology, 200 μm buffered single-mode fiber which allows for reduced diameter cables compared to traditional OSP micro-cables. Available from 24 to 432-fibers, the cable consists of a multi-fiber-set, gel-filled buffer tube construction. With the low-friction, high-strength overall jacketing system, the cable core is protected and supports high-speed, long-distance jetting performance.

FOCIS Duel is a fiber inspection probe with two optical ports, one optimized for fast subjective patch cord end-face inspection, with the second port supporting all the comprehensive features of AFL’s FOCIS Flex inspection system. FOCIS Duel has no moving parts and requires no operator adjustments to deliver fast automatic image analysis to industry standards and custom criteria. Linked wirelessly to AFL’s aeRos® cloud-based work flow management platform, FOCIS Duel is a complete solution.

Additional products being exhibited at AFL’s booth include Wrapping Tube Cable with SpiderWeb Ribbon®TITAN RTD® FTTx systemFASTConnect® and FUSEConnect® field installable connectorsfusion splicers plus fiber management solutions. For more information on AFL, its products and services, visit

About AFL
Founded in 1984, AFL is an international manufacturer providing end-to-end solutions to the energy, service provider, enterprise and industrial markets as well as several emerging markets. The company’s products are in use in over 130 countries and include fiber optic cable and hardware, transmission and substation accessories, outside plant equipment, connectivity, test and inspection equipment, fusion splicers and training. AFL also offers a wide variety of services supporting data center, enterprise, wireless, and outside plant applications.

Headquartered in Spartanburg, SC, AFL has operations in the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan. For more information, visit

Kevin Clayton
Market Manager, Service Provider Solutions

Corie Culp
Public Relations Manager