Fiber splice tray
With the development of optical fiber networks, it is very common to apply optical fiber termination by fusion splicing or mechanical splicing. Today, I will tell you about the relevant knowledge of optical fiber fusion splicing tray. What exactly is a fiber splice tray? Do data centers need fiber splice trays?
Fiber splice tray
What is a Fiber Optic Splice Tray
Fiber optic splice trays are commonly used to secure and protect fiber optic splices. There are two main types of fiber optic connectors: one is fusion splicing and the other is mechanical splicing. Fiber splice trays are different for fusion splicing and mechanical splicing. For different fiber splicing, it is recommended to use a dedicated fiber splicing tray. Another important factor in choosing a fiber splice tray is the number of fibers that can be accommodated. Most fiber splice trays can hold 24 fiber splice trays. 12-fiber fiber splice trays are commonly used in fiber optic networks.
Do data centers need fiber splice trays?
In most applications, fiber optic splice trays are not strong enough to provide reliable protection for fiber optic splices alone, so they are often used in conjunction with other components to protect fibers. Due to its low space requirements and strong compatibility, fiber splice trays are often used as accessories for other equipment, such as fiber optic splice boxes, fiber optic splice boxes, and fiber optic junction boxes.
Fiber optic splice closures are widely used components in today's fiber optic networks for outdoor applications and harsh environments. It usually contains one or more fiber splice trays to provide installation space and protection for the fiber optic splice. Fiber splice trays for different fiber splice enclosures can have different designs and fiber counts. The following is an example of a 96-core horizontal optical fiber splice box and a 24-core optical fiber splice box. It has two input ports and two output ports, providing space for a 96-fiber fiber connector. There are four standard 24-fiber fiber splice trays inside the fiber optic splice enclosure.
The 24-fiber splice closure has five entries and provides up to 24 fiber splices in two 12-fiber splice trays. The design of the two optical fiber splicing trays is different from the above, and is suitable for the vertical design of the optical fiber splicing box.
In FTTX projects, fiber optic cables from service providers often need to be connected to fiber optic cables that are deployed near the end user. Fiber optic network installers typically connect feeder cables to end users through fiber optic connectors. Fiber distribution boxes are commonly used in FTTX projects to distribute individual fibers to individual end users.
In order to manage and protect optical fiber splicing, optical fiber splicing trays are usually configured in the optical fiber distribution box. In addition to the above two applications, fiber splice trays are also popular in data centers and server rooms. In the data center, the splicing of fiber optic cables and pigtails is easy to achieve. Compared with other fiber termination methods, this method takes up less space and provides better network performance. Fiber splicing trays are usually installed in fiber distribution boxes to provide a safe and easy-to-manage environment for fiber splicing.
That's all for what a fiber splice tray is and whether a data center needs a fiber splice tray. The fiber optic splice tray is a simple and easy-to-use assembly that provides space and protection for fiber splicing by splice or mechanical splicing. It is commonly used in fiber optic splice closures, fiber optic splice closures, and fiber optic splice closures, and provides a safe, well-managed environment for fiber optic splice closures.