Fair enough, clears up some of the confusion at least.  Thanks.

On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 9:32 PM, Adam Moffett <dmmoff...@gmail.com> wrote:

> If you look at breakout kits, you'll see they're made for either 250um
> (bare) or 900um (tight buffered).
> Pigtails are 250 or 900.
> Furcation tubing can be for 250 or 900.
>
> ....probably other examples which my rum and coke are hiding from my
> conscious mind.
>
> I read catalogs. Yeah I'm weird.
>
>
> ------ Original Message ------
> From: "Jason McKemie" <j.mcke...@veloxinetbroadband.com>
> To: "af@afmug.com" <af@afmug.com>
> Sent: 8/10/2017 10:28:30 PM
> Subject: Re: [AFMUG] PLC Splitters
>
> 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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