Patent Number: 6,311,000

Title: Optical cable and an apparatus for manufacturing the optical cable

Abstract: An optical cable has tensile elements and supporting elements embedded inan extruded outside cladding. The tensile elements are hauled-off from asupply reel and introduced into an extruder head serving to manufacturethe outside cladding. The supporting elements are manufactured in acoextrusion with the outside cladding by appropriate channels formed inthe extruder head.

Inventors: Schneider; Reiner (Ebersdorf, DE)


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Expiration Date: 10/32013