AFL’s cable design philosophy has always been and continues to be centered on innovations that provide optimum value and total cost savings to its customers. This approach to cable development and commercialization has played a significant part in AFL’s reputation as one of the best cable engineering resources in the industry.
Today, size reduction is the main focus of communication technologies infrastructure—including fiber optic cables. Higher fiber counts in smaller cable packages is in high demand. AFL has played a significant part in creating this movement to increased fiber dense cable concepts and participates on an international level to promote the value of high density cabling with real cost saving opportunities.
AFL is recognized as a leader in high density fiber optic cables with its award-winning Wrapping Tube Cable powered by SpiderWeb Ribbon® (SWR®) and OSP/ISP MicroCore® products.
Wrapping Tube Cable (WTC) with SpiderWeb Ribbon® (SWR®) is an ultra-high density outside plant cable designed specifically for Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH), access markets and data center network applications.
The OSP MicroCore product family is a comprehensive set of reduced diameter loose tube cable designs. Product options support applications including FTTX, Campus LAN and Harsh Environment applications like Industrial and Mass Transit cabling infrastructures.
AFL’s MicroCore® cable family offers one of the most diverse and highest fiber density product offerings in the industry. MicroCore® cabling forms the backbone of high-tech networks installed in applications ranging from the Local Area Network to the most complex DataCenter environments. Flexibility of design and Industry-leading performance are the hallmarks of AFL’s cable offering. Through partnerships with premier Optical Fiber manufacturing companies, AFL offers the highest performance Optical Fiber available to enable the most demanding applications.