Patent Number: 6,480,653

Title: Method of manufacturing optical fiber cable and resulting optical fibercable

Abstract: The invention relates to an optical fiber cable including an outer sheathcontaining a plurality of optical fibers separated into at least twooptical fiber modules, each of said modules consisting of a module sheathsurrounding a respective group of optical fibers. According to theinvention, the module sheath is formed by a film of plastics material. Thefilm is, for example, wrapped widthwise around the group of opticalfibers, a first face of the film being superposed on and fixed to a secondface of the film over a portion of given width of said film.

Inventors: Hulin; Jean-Pierre (Pontoise, FR), Bonicel; Jean-Pierre (Rueil Malmaison, FR)


International Classification: G02B 6/44 (20060101); G02B 006/44 ()

Expiration Date: 11/12014