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Emtelle enhances Fispy Microduct connection system with FS:Detect

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Emtelle has added FS:Detect to its product range in order to provide an integrated kit designed to pinpoint damage and deliver error-free microduct selection in fibre networks.

Developed by New Zealand-based FiComms, the FiSpy kit – which was showcased for the first time at this year’s ANGA COM conference and exhibition in Cologne – consists of two complementary hand tools.

FS:Select (also known as FiSpy) can be used to accurately identify the damaged microduct, eliminating the risk of incorrect selection and cutting of ducts which may have live services in them. This ensures disruption and damage is kept to a minimum, while allowing repairs to be easily carried out and new fibre to be installed.

Operators can then use the FS:Detect, which uses a blowable, traceable wire, that can be blown up to 500m, to detect damage to ducts or microducts within a tube bundle or microduct fibre environment. The cable is designed to stop when it hits any damage or impingement, which can then be traced using a standard CAT scanner and generator to pinpoint the exact area of damage.

The kit can be supplied in up to 1,000m lengths and has a minimum bend radius of 21mm. It also features a compact, handheld portable design for easy transportation.

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