Patent Number: 7,043,130

Title: Fiber management apparatus

Abstract: A fiber management apparatus. The apparatus has a housing having a top panel, a bottom panel opposite the top panel, a back panel between the top and bottom panels, and a front panel hinged to an edge of the top panel. The front panel rotates between an open position and a closed position. The apparatus also has opposite open ends that are defined by the panels. The open ends allow optical fiber to pass through the housing. The apparatus includes a first cellular element and a second cellular element. The first cellular element is attached to an inner surface of the back panel. The second cellular element is attached to an inner surface of the front panel. The first and second cellular elements cooperate to urge at least one fiber passing through the open ends of the housing between the cellular elements

Inventors: Ng; Yim Kwong (Nepean, CA), Naegelkraemer; Marcel (Ottawa, CA), Shearman; Simon (Almonte, CA)

Assignee: Nortel-Networks Limited

International Classification: G02B 6/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/09/02018