Patent Number: 6,480,654

Title: High fiber count ribbon sub-unit breakout cable

Abstract: A new, unique, small diameter, more robust fiber optic breakout cable comprising a central member about which several sub-unit ribbon cables are helically stranded using a planetary stranding method. Each sub-unit ribbon cable contains a plurality of optical fibers in side-by-side relation, surrounded by strength members and encased by a protective jacket. A protective outer cable jacket encases all of the jacket protected sub-unit ribbon cables stranded about the central member.

Inventors: Church; Keith D. (Wake Forest, NC)

Assignee: Alcoa Fujikura Ltd.

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

Expiration Date: 11/12/2019