Single-Jacket vs. Double-Jacket ADSS Fiber Optic Cable

March 23, 2020 Carson Joye

The white paper explores the advantages and typical applications of single-jacket and double-jacket ADSS cable designs.

Traditional double-jacket ADSS cable can be engineered to longer span and heavier environmental loading (e.g. ice and wind) applications. In shorter span environments like distribution lines, a single-jacket design could be the most efficient and effective design.

All fiber networks are unique. Contact an AFL Applications Engineer to determine the best ADSS design for your specific network.

About the Author

Carson Joye

Carson Joye is an applications engineer at AFL. After more than 6 years at AFL, Joye has held various positions within manufacturing and applications engineering specific to the electric utility industry. He has spent time with electric utilities designing fiber cables, supporting the installation of fiber optic cable networks in the field, while also training installers on the use of fiber optic cable and accessories. More recently, Joye has been working closely with a rural cooperative on a fiber-to-the-home project as the technical lead for AFL. He is an ETA certified Fiber Optics Installer and a certified FTTx outside plant designer. Joye holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University.

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