Yeah, but I've never seen it referred to as 250µm.
On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 9:24 PM, Adam Moffett <dmmoff...@gmail.com> wrote:
> If the glass was truly "bare" it would be 125um and also be too fragile to
> handle. What is referred to as "bare fiber" actually has the 250um acrylic
> coating, probably with color added. It's the barest the fiber can be while
> still being workable.
> ------ Original Message ------
> From: "Jason McKemie" <j.mcke...@veloxinetbroadband.com>
> To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
> Sent: 8/10/2017 6:24:08 PM
> Subject: Re: [AFMUG] PLC Splitters
> That must be it, the "bare fiber" description is a bit misleading in that
> case though. Strange way to specify the diameter.
> On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 5:08 PM, Adam Moffett <dmmoff...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> A "bare fiber" pigtail has 250um acrylic coating.
>> ------ Original Message ------
>> From: ch...@wbmfg.com
>> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Sent: 8/10/2017 6:07:52 PM
>> Subject: Re: [AFMUG] PLC Splitters
>> That sounds strange to me.
>> Is there such a thing as PON on multi mode fiber?
>> *From:* Jason McKemie
>> *Sent:* Thursday, August 10, 2017 3:37 PM
>> *To:* email@example.com
>> *Subject:* [AFMUG] PLC Splitters
>> I'm looking to possibly do a trial GPON deployment on a leg of my active
>> network, it looks like the FS.com PLC Splitters are 250µm. However,
>> singlemode fiber is usually spec'd at a cladding of 125µm. Are they
>> just using a different measurement or some sort of oddly sized fiber?