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TIA Issues Call for Interest on Eleven New Projects from TR-42.12 Engineering Committee for Optical Fibers and Cables

Arlington, VA. (May 14, 2020) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has issued 11 calls for interest in participation of various initiatives.

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TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for IEC-60793-1-47 Optical Fibres – Part 1-47: Measurement Methods and Test Procedures – Macrobending Loss

Stakeholders Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation.

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has issued a call for interest for document TIA-455-62-C initially titled “IEC-60793-1-47 Optical Fibres – Part 1-47: Measurement Methods and Test Procedures – Macrobending Loss”. TR-42.12 is developing guidelines in the area defined by the following scope: “Update current adoptions with re-adoptions of more recent IEC versions.”

The stakeholders may include, but are not limited to: Manufacturing and end users of optical fiber.

TIA is actively seeking participation in these projects from the user and general interest communities.

For more information about TR-42 and how to participate in standards development with TIA, contact Cheryl Thibideau at standards@tiaonline.org.

TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for IEC-60793-1-42 Optical Fibres – Part 1-42: Measurement Methods and Test Procedures – Chromatic Dispersion

Stakeholders Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation.

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has issued a call for interest for document TIA-455-175-B initially titled “IEC-60793-1-42 Optical Fibres – Part 1-42: Measurement Methods and Test Procedures – Chromatic Dispersion”. TR-42.12 is developing guidelines in the area defined by the following scope: “Update current adoptions with re-adoptions of more recent IEC versions.”

The stakeholders may include, but are not limited to: Manufacturing and end users of optical fiber.

TIA is actively seeking participation in these projects from the user and general interest communities.

For more information about TR-42 and how to participate in standards development with TIA, contact Cheryl Thibideau at standards@tiaonline.org.

TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for IEC-60793-1-20 Optical Fibres – Part 1-20: Measurement Methods and Test Procedures – Fibre Geometry

Stakeholders Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation.

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has issued a call for interest for document TIA-455-176-A initially titled “IEC-60793-1-20 Optical Fibres – Part 1-20: Measurement Methods and Test Procedures – Fibre Geometry”. TR-42.12 is developing guidelines in the area defined by the following scope: “Update current adoptions with re-adoptions of more recent IEC versions.”

The stakeholders may include, but are not limited to: Manufacturing and end users of optical fiber.

TIA is actively seeking participation in these projects from the user and general interest communities.

For more information about TR-42 and how to participate in standards development with TIA, contact Cheryl Thibideau at standards@tiaonline.org.

TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for IEC-60793-1-51 Optical Fibres- Part 1-51: Measurement Methods and Test Procedures- Dry Heat

Stakeholders Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation.

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has issued a call for interest for document TIA-455-67-A initially titled “IEC-60793-1-51 Optical Fibres- Part 1-51: Measurement Methods and Test Procedures- Dry Heat”. TR-42.12 is developing guidelines in the area defined by the following scope: “Update current adoptions with re-adoptions of more recent IEC versions.”

The stakeholders may include, but are not limited to: Manufacturing and end users of optical fiber.

TIA is actively seeking participation in these projects from the user and general interest communities.

For more information about TR-42 and how to participate in standards development with TIA, contact Cheryl Thibideau at standards@tiaonline.org.

TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for IEC-60793-1-43 Optical Fibres – Part 1-43: Measurement Methods and Test Procedures – Numerical Aperture

Stakeholders Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation.

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has issued a call for interest for document TIA-455-177-B initially titled “IEC-60793-1-43 Optical Fibres – Part 1-43: Measurement Methods and Test Procedures – Numerical Aperture”. TR-42.12 is developing guidelines in the area defined by the following scope: “Update current adoptions with re-adoptions of more recent IEC versions.”

The stakeholders may include, but are not limited to: Manufacturing and end users of optical fiber.

TIA is actively seeking participation in these projects from the user and general interest communities.

For more information about TR-42 and how to participate in standards development with TIA, contact Cheryl Thibideau at standards@tiaonline.org.

TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for IEC-60793-1-53 Optical Fibres- Part 1-53: Measurement Methods and Test Procedures- Water Immersion

Stakeholders Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation.

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has issued a call for interest for document TIA-455-74-A initially titled “IEC-60793-1-53 Optical Fibres- Part 1-53: Measurement Methods and Test Procedures- Water Immersion”. TR-42.12 is developing guidelines in the area defined by the following scope: “Update current adoptions with re-adoptions of more recent IEC versions.”

The stakeholders may include but are not limited to: Manufacturing and end users of optical fiber.

TIA is actively seeking participation in these projects from the user and general interest communities.

For more information about TR-42 and how to participate in standards development with TIA, contact Cheryl Thibideau at standards@tiaonline.org.

TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for IEC 60793-1-48: Measurement Methods and Test Procedures-Polarization Mode Dispersion

Stakeholders Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation.

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has issued a call for interest for document TIA-455-122-B initially titled “IEC 60793-1-48: Measurement Methods and Test Procedures-Polarization Mode Dispersion”. TR-42.12 is developing guidelines in the area defined by the following scope: “Update current adoptions with re-adoptions of more recent IEC versions.”

The stakeholders may include, but are not limited to: Manufacturing and end users of optical fiber.

TIA is actively seeking participation in these projects from the user and general interest communities.

For more information about TR-42 and how to participate in standards development with TIA, contact Cheryl Thibideau at standards@tiaonline.org.

TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for IEC-60793-1-50 Optical Fibres- Part 1-50: Measurement Methods and Test Procedures- Damp Heat (Steady State)

Stakeholders Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation.

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has issued a call for interest for document  TIA-455-160-A initially titled “IEC-60793-1-50 Optical Fibres- Part 1-50: Measurement Methods and Test Procedures- Damp Heat (Steady State)”. TR-42.12 is developing guidelines in the area defined by the following scope: “Update current adoptions with re-adoptions of more recent IEC versions.”

The stakeholders may include, but are not limited to: Manufacturing and end users of optical fiber.

TIA is actively seeking participation in these projects from the user and general interest communities.

For more information about TR-42 and how to participate in standards development with TIA, contact Cheryl Thibideau at standards@tiaonline.org.

TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project IEC 60793-1-40 Optical Fibres – Part 1-40: Measurement Methods and Test Procedures – Attenuation

Stakeholders Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation.

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has issued a call for interest for document, TIA-455-78-C initially titled ” IEC 60793-1-40 Optical Fibres – Part 1-40: Measurement Methods and Test Procedures – Attenuation”. TR-42.12 is developing guidelines in the area defined by the following scope: ” This part

of IEC 60793 establishes uniform requirements for measuring the attenuation of optical fibre, thereby assisting in the inspection of fibres and cables for commercial purposes. Four methods are described for measuring attenuation, one of which being that for modelling spectral attenuation: – method A: cut-back; method B: insertion loss; method C: backscattering; – method D: modelling spectral attenuation.”

The stakeholders may include, but are not limited to: Fiber optic and cabled fiber and component manufacturers.

TIA is actively seeking participation in these projects from the user and general interest communities.

For more information about TR-42 and how to participate in standards development with TIA, contact Cheryl Thibideau at standards@tiaonline.org.

TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project FOTP-80 IEC-60793-1-44 Measurement Methods and Test Procedures- Cut-off Wavelength

Stakeholders Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation.

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has issued a call for interest for document, TIA-455-80-D initially titled ” FOTP-80  IEC-60793-1-44 Measurement Methods and Test Procedures- Cut-off Wavelength”. TR-42.12 is developing guidelines in the area defined by the following scope: “This part of IEC 60793 establishes uniform requirements for measuring the cut-off wavelength of single-mode optical fibre, thereby assisting in the inspection of fibres and cables for commercial purposes. This standard provides methods for measuring the cut-off wavelength of cable, fibre, and jumper cable.”

The stakeholders may include, but are not limited to: Telecom, Optical Fiber Manufacturers, Developers and Users.

TIA is actively seeking participation in these projects from the user and general interest communities.

For more information about TR-42 and how to participate in standards development with TIA, contact Cheryl Thibideau at standards@tiaonline.org.

TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project FOTP-178 IEC 60793-1-32  Optical Fibres – Part1-32:  Measurement Methods and Test Procedures – Coating Strippability

Stakeholders Invited to Contact TIA Regarding Participation.

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has issued a call for interest for document, TIA-455-178-C initially titled ” FOTP-178  IEC 60793-1-32  Optical Fibres – Part1-32:  Measurement Methods and Test Procedures – Coating Strippability “. TR-42.12 is developing guidelines in the area defined by the following scope: ” This part of IEC 60793 is intended primarily for testing either fibres as produced by a fibre

manufacturer or subsequently overcoated (tight buffered) using various polymers. The test can be

performed either on fibres as produced or after exposure to various environments. The object of this standard is to establish uniform requirements for the mechanical characteristic

– coating strippability. This test quantifies the force required to mechanically remove the

protective coating from optical fibres along their longitudinal axis.”

The stakeholders may include, but are not limited to: Telecom, Optical Fiber Manufacturers, Developers and Users.

TIA is actively seeking participation in these projects from the user and general interest communities.

For more information about TR-42 and how to participate in standards development with TIA, contact Cheryl Thibideau at standards@tiaonline.org.

 

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