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: "af@afmug.com" <af@afmug.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: af@afmug.com
>> 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:* af@afmug.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?
>>
>> -Jason
>>
>>
>

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