Intrinsic and Extrinsic Attenuation in Fiber Optic Cables
Attenuation, or the loss of light or signal, is nearly unavoidable when installing your fiber network. This blog will explore its two forms: intrinsic and extrinsic attenuation.
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Executive Summary: Be Ready for Modern Network Builds with Ribbon
Executive Summary from a series of AFL webinars that discusses the advantages of a ribbon architecture.
FAQ: Splicing Collapsible Ribbon
AFL addresses some of the frequently asked questions about the best practices of splicing collapsible ribbon.
AFL FTTx/PON Products Receive Awards from BTR’s Diamond Technology Reviews
Four AFL products were recognized by the 2021 Broadband Technology Report's (BTR) Diamond Technology Reviews.
Achieving a Connected World
In this blog, AFL discusses what it will take to Achieve a Connected World, including a skilled workforce and a network that has flexibility, accessibility and expandability.
Single-mode vs. Multimode Fiber
This blog will explore the differences between single-mode and multimode fiber.
Product Spotlight: Fujikura 90S+ Fusion Splicer
Check out this blog to learn more about our Fujikura 90S+ Fusion Splicer with a key, new attribute: Active Fusion Control.
The Basic Structure of Optical Fiber
This blog will explore the three main elements of optical fiber: the core, the cladding and the coating.
Introduction to Fiber Optic Technology
AFL's director of applications engineering and field engineering provides an introduction to fiber optic technology in this presentation recording.
Three Reasons to Use Ribbon Technology
Check out this AFL webinar for reasons why you should use ribbon technology within modern networks.
Webinar Recording - Be Ready for Modern Network Builds with Ribbon
Webinar recording of AFL's Lucas Mays discussing how to be ready for the modern network builds with ribbon fiber.
Brochure: Apex® Fiber Optic Splice Closure
Brochure that outline AFL's Apex® Fiber Optic Splice Closure solutions and benefits.
Webinar Recording: "High Density Meets Faster Installation," Featuring Apex®
High Density Meets Faster Installation webinar presented by KGPCo and AFL addresses the accelerated 5G deployments demand for fiber-rich fronthaul and backhaul, featuring AFL's Apex® splice closure.
ASCEND® High Density Platform Cassette Installation
Cassette installation for the ASCEND High Density Platform fiber housing.
ASCEND® Trunk Cable Installation
Installation demo of trunk cables for the AFL ASCEND® modular platform.
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.
Enterprise Selection Guide (May 2021)
AFL created this Enterprise Selection Guide to improve customer experience while helping them build an end-to-end solution.
Application Note: FUSEConnect® MPO Heater Attachment
This Application Note covers the set up and best practices for the heater attachment included with each FUSEConnect® MPO with heat shrink pack.
FUSEConnect® MPO Product FAQ
FAQ document containing the answers to the most common questions relating to the FUSEConnect® MPO.