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TIA Issues Call for Interest on New Optical Fibers Project

Arlington VA. (September 28 2018) –The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has issued a call for interest for document ANSI/TIA-492CAAC initially titled “ANSI/TIA-492CAAC Detail Specification for class IVA dispersion un-shifted single-mode optical fibers with low water peak.” This standard includes modifications of IEC 60793-2-50:2015, optical fibers – part 2-50,…

TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for Absolute Optical Power Test for Optical Fibers and Cables

Arlington VA. (June 16, 2017) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has issued a call for interest for document ANSI/TIA-455-95-B initially titled “Absolute Optical Power Test for Optical Fibers and Cables”.  This revision defines a method for determining the total optical power emanating from an optical fiber.…

TIA Issues Call for Interest on New Project for ANSI/TIA-492CAAC Sectional Specification for Class B Single-Mode Optical Fibers

Arlington, VA (July 8, 2019) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 engineering committee on optical fibers and cables has issued a call for interest for document ANSI/TIA-492CAAC titled Sectional Specification for Class B Single-Mode Optical Fibers. This document will adapt IEC 60793-2-50:2018 as ANSI/TIA-492CAAC. Modifications may include those described for ANSI/TIA-4920000-C and ANSI/TIA foreword…

TIA Issues Call for Interest on new Project for Fluid Penetration Test for Fluid-Blocked Fiber Optic Cable and Component Color Coding

Arlington, VA (February 19, 2019) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has issued a call for interest for the following two documents: TIA-455-82-C titled “Fluid Penetration Test for Fluid-Blocked Fiber Optic Cable.” This document will revise ANSI/TIA-455-82-B to update the default test length for water penetration samples…

TIA Issues Call for Interest on New Project for Methods for Measuring the Change in Transmittance of Optical Fibers in Expressed Buffer Tubes When Subjected to Temperature Cycling Revision

Arlington, VA (September 5, 2019) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) TR-42.12 Engineering Committee on Optical Fibers and Cables has issued a call for interest for document ANSI/TIA-455-244-A titled Methods for Measuring the Change in Transmittance of Optical Fibers in Expressed Buffer Tubes When Subjected to Temperature Cycling Revision. ANSI/TIA-455-244-A document will revise ANSI/TIA-455-244 to…

TIA Issues New Absolute Optical Power Test for Optical Fibers and Cable Standard

Arlington, VA (April 15, 2019) – The Telecommunications Industry Association’s (TIA) TR-42 Telecommunications Cabling Systems Engineering Committee has two new publications for optical fibers and cables and seeks participation in these projects from the user and general interest communities. The TR-42.12 Engineering Subcommittee on Optical Fibers and Cables has released ANSI/TIA-455-95-B Absolute Optical Power Test for…

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