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FTTx Product Solutions Guide (2021)
This guide walks through some typical FTTx network solutions,by which AFL offers unmatched end-to-end solutions to meet the demands of a fiber-to-the-x project.
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ASCEND® High Density Platform Cassette Installation
Cassette installation for the ASCEND High Density Platform fiber housing.
Extreme Density Calls for Extreme Cables
AFL's Patrick Dobbins, the Director of Solutions Engineering, provides information on extreme high density cables including its biggest users, its technology, recommendations on installation and more.
Application Note: ASCEND® Cable Mounting Bracket
This Application Note reviews ASCEND® cable mounting brackets, an accessory to the ASCEND product line, and the maximum cable diameters that can fit within these brackets.
ASCEND® Tap Cassette ensures maximum optical performance
ASCEND Tap Cassette enables the efficient monitoring of network access points via patch cords right at the front of a rack mount system.
Getting the Most out of a High-Fiber Diet Part 2 – Supporting Ecosystem
In this follow-up blog, Dave Tanis explores the high-density fiber “ecosystem” that connects high fiber count cables into an optimized system delivering services.
Getting the Most out of a High-Fiber Diet Part 1 – Cable
In this blog, AFL's Dave Tanis discusses the factors that contribute to higher fiber count cables and how AFL's Wrapping Tube Cable with SpiderWeb Ribbon® meets that challenge.
ICT Today - Tomorrow's Modern Data Center
Seán Adam, AFL's vice president of market strategy and innovations, wrote the feature article of ICT Today's April/May/June 2020 issue, focusing on the need for a rich optical fiber infrastructure.
The Best Medicine for Network Outage Headaches
AFl's Test and Inspection explains the importance of cleaning and inspecting data center networks and how the new FOCIS Lightning can help.
Splicing Efficiency Improvements in Ultra-High Density Fiber Optic Cable
AFL investigates and documents each aspect of the cable joining and the ribbon fiber splicing process of ultra-high density fiber optic cable in data center applications and new access networks.
ASCEND® High Density Modular Solutions
Product brochure for the ASCEND platform, a modular, high-density, rack-mount solution designed for data centers, central offices, headends and structured cabling networks.
Introducing the FOCIS Lightning® multi-fiber connector inspection system
FOCIS Lightning® is an ultrafast MPO and MTP® connector inspection microscope intended for hyperscale and other large data center optical network operations.
ASCEND™ Videos Now Translated Into French and Spanish
Learn more about our new ASCEND High Density Platform in French and Spanish.
Fast MPO Connector Inspection Means Dramatic Opex Reduction in the Data Center
AFL contributing article for the September 2018 issue of CABLING INSTALLATION & MAINTENANCE on technology advancements that make inspection more efficient.
Polarity of the ASCEND® Modular Platform
AFL Application Engineer, Corrin George, introduces instructional videos regarding polarity as it applies to the ASCEND™ high density platform.
US Conec MTP® PRO Connector Reversibility with ASCEND®
Demonstration of the field reversible polarity and gender of the US Conec MTP Pro Connector. Learn more about our ASCEND platform. http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND
LC Uniboot connector reversibility for AFL's ASCEND® platform
Demonstration of the field reversable polarity of the LC Uniboot connector on AFL's ASCEND, our modular, high-density rack-mount solution. Learn more: http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND
AFL's ASCEND™ releasing and inserting trays instructions
Instructions for releasing and inserting trays on the AFL Ascend modular, high-density rack-mount solution. Learn more: http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND
AFL ASCEND™ platform patch cord installation instructions
Patch cord installation on the ASCEND fiber housing, AFL's high-density rack-mount solution. Learn more: http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND
Rack Mount Panels Selection Guide
With a collection of available rack mounted panels, AFL provides options for different termination methods and densities, allowing you to choose what is best for your organization.