AFL offers a fully integrated portfolio of fiber optic solutions for the mining industry
Indoor/Outdoor Armored Distribution cables provide added protection for campus network cabling between buildings where short installation runs allow for cost savings.
Benefits of Fiber Optics for Underground Mine Communications
Fiber optic cables and connectors are designed and qualified for use in mines by validating the mechanical strength required to install and operate the cable in an underground environment.
Beyond 300°C: Reliable Long-Term Measurement of Temperature for Supercritical Geothermal Systems
Demonstration of low attenuation metal-coated optical fiber and cable capable of withstanding temperatures up to 500°C. Performance will be validated by using a DTS instrument to measure temperature.
500 C-Rated Optical Fibers High Temperature Applications
This paper will demonstrate a metal-coated fiber capable of withstanding temperatures up to 500°C.
Rodent Deterrence in All-Dielectric Cables
Optical cables are exposed to a variety of mechanical and environmental hazards including gophers, squirrels, rats and mice.
Connector Selection Guide
Choose the connector with features important to you. As the only company capable of providing every termination option, AFL let’s you be the termination expert.
FASTConnect® or FUSEConnect®—Which Should You Choose?
Field-installable connectors provide a convenient method for terminating fiber optic cable at remote job site locations.
AFL Develops Rapid Deployment System for Tactical Fiber Optic Cables
AFL's Sidewinder Rapid Cable Deployment System eases the deployment of tactical fiber optic cables by greatly reducing handling and set up time for portable deployment and retrieval in field.
Videos: Instructional Videos for FASTConnect® Connectors
Five instructional videos for AFL's FASTConnect® connectors.