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Warren & Brown’s extensive telecommunications product range provides a complete solution for most applications in Carrier, Data Centre, Industrial and Enterprise cabling markets.

Warren & Brown’s Hypaconnect Integrated Cabling Solution (ICS) is an advanced structured cabling infrastructure solution that allows for various applications to be successfully operated over a single cable network including  voice, data, CCTV, Access Control, Automation, A/V and many others.

Included in Warren and Brown’s product range are optical fibre components such as our ducting raceway, patchcords, patch panels, Optical distribution frames (ODF) and other FTTH products. Copper cabling components include various CAT6, CAT6A, CAT7 patch panels, patch cords, LAN cable and other cable management items.

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HEAT SHRINK SPLICE PROTECTOR

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HEAT SHRINK SPLICE PROTECTOR

Application of a heat shrink splice protector immediately after fusion splicing will protect the spliced optical fibre during installation, handling and storage for many years of the fibre’s lifetime. The heat shrink sleeves have been tested to Bellcore (Telcordia) Spec GR1380 . Each protector has a clear outer polyolefin tube, an inner copolymer dielectric sleeve and a stainless steel strength member for low heat absorption and electrical resistance. A shrink sleeve is completed in 90 seconds, at a temperature of 90 degrees Celsius.

Heat Shrink Splice Protectors

Part No
Notes: 1, 2, 3
No of FibresSize (mm) OD x L
100 x 08012.6/2.8 x 40
111 x 0112.6 x 40
111 x 0313 x 60
111 x 124 fibre (Ribbon)5mm (W) x 40mm (L)
111 x 138 fibre (Ribbon)5mm (W) x 40mm (L)

Crimp Type Splice Protector, Aluminium Body, “V” Shaped

Part No
Notes: 1, 2, 3
Size (mm) W x H x D
111 x 052.9 x 2 x 30

 

Note 1: Standard pack size 15 Splice Protectors.

Note 2: Enables up to 16 splices to be accommodated in a splice tray using clip Part No: TC250S-11

Note 3: Applicator tool, available separately

HEAT SHRINK SPLICE PROTECTOR HOLDER

Splice Protector Holder, 12 Fibre Capacity heat shrink splice protector – The light blue splice protector holder unit, (Part No: TC250S-13), clip in holder is used to mount heat shrink splice protectors in some W&BT splice trays (large and universal; Part no’s TC248S, TC248S-72A & TC251S-1X).

Each holder unit acceots twelve heat shrink protectors of 2.6mm dia. (Part no: 100 x 080 – 1); available seperately. These are mounted in dual/twin hieght positions, in two rows of six; giving 12  splice protector positions in the unit. Two light blue, splice protector holder units can be fitted to each splice tray TC251S-1X, so that 24 splice fibres can be housed on these trays.

The TC250S-7 clip in holder is used to mount Corelink, 3M Fibrlock and Ultra splice protectors in all WBT splice trays. It also used to hold ribbon fibre heat shrin splice protectors.

Each holder accepts five splice protectors. Two holders can be fitted to each splice tray, so that 10 spliced fibres can be housed on these trays.

*Also available are heat shrink splice protectors

OPTICAL FIBRE SPLICE TRAY ASSEMBLIES

These Splice Trays are suitable for TC248 & TC249 series Subracks. Splice trays are available to accommodate anywhere from 6 up to 96 fibres and are available in various sizes and configurations.

OPTICAL FIBRE UNIVERSAL SPLICE TRAYS

This universal splice tray can safely store either 12 or 24 fusion splices using two clip type fusion splice protector holders as listed below. It is used for 12 fusion splices, using two clips Part No: TC250S-10, which are included in Part No: TC251S-1AX. It can also be used for 24 fusion splices, using two clips Part No: TC250S-13. The splice tray can also house 12 fibre ribbon splices. Other splice holder clips are also available.

The tray features: four, ratchet action, loose tube clamps with foam rubber padding to minimise crush. They can be hinged at the side to form a stack (using hinge set Part No: TC251S-2) and a lid (Part No: TC251S-5) is available if needed. Part No: TC251S-1AX includes: a universal splice tray; 2 x TC250S-10 heat shrink splice protector holder clips and lid, Part No: TC251S-5. This tray is also available as a stackable type, with individual access available to each splice tray. Using suitable plastic clips 12 fibre ribbon splices can be housed on the tray. Also using clip ( Part No: TC250S-23) a fan out module from 12 fibre ribbon to 12 x 900 micron individual pigtails can be accommodated.

OPTICAL FIBRE SMALL SPLICE TRAYS

This universal splice tray can safely store either 12 or 24 fusion splices using two clip type fusion splice protector holders as listed below. It is used for 12 fusion splices, using two clips Part No: TC250S-10, which are included in Part No: TC251S-1AX. It can also be used for 24 fusion splices, using two clips Part No: TC250S-13.

Other splice holder clips are also available:

TC250S-1XSplice tray assembly, small
TC250S-1AXSplice tray assembly small, with lid
TC250S-1BXSplice tray,small, 12 fibres, with cover
TC250S-2AXTwo splice tray assembly, small, one lid
TC250S-6AXSplice tray assembly, small, 6 high, includes protector holders
TC250S-10Splice protector holder, 6 heat shrink splice protectors
TC250S-14Splice Protector Holder, 12, Fibre Capacity,Heat Shrink Splice Protectors, 2.8mm Dia.
TC250S-18Splice Protector Holder, Ribbon Fibre to Pigtail Breakout
TC250S-19Splice Protector Holder, Ribbon Fibre to Pigtail Breakout and Splice Protector Holder
TC250S-30Splice protector holder,for Corning/Siecor metal, water type splice protectors

WDM COUPLERS

Optical Fibre Connectivity
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WDM COUPLERS

This fused fibre, WDM, high isolation, bandpass coupler allows separate optical signal streams each of 1310 and 1550 nm wavelengths to be combined and/or divided, for transmission on a single fibre. The coupler is of high precision construction and housed in a rugged, strong and sturdy housing.

Connecting SM optical fibre cord lead length for both 1310nm and 1550nm systems; and for the single WDM system SM fibre cord lead can be supplied to Customer requirements. The fibre cord leads are 3mm dia, single mode, optical fibre cord, terminated in: A/SC; and LC optical connectors.

This coupler offers: high performance; isolation; directivity (ie low crosstalk); return loss; low PDL, and low insertion loss. The coupler will provide, a reliable, service life in an Exchange or CO over a temperature range of – 40 to + 85 degrees Celsius. Other connector types, eg ST, SC, FC, LC, etc, with desired optical fibre cord length/s, are available separately. The A/SC connector lead is labeled line, lead length 150 – 200mm. The LC connector leads are labeled as 1300nm and 1550nm, lead length 2.1 metres. Also supplied is a length of double sided tape.

SINGLEMODE LAUNCH FIBRE

This 250 micron, “launch” singlemode optical fibre x 1km long, is used with OTDR instruments to inspect and/or test or look for faults on a long fibre cable link, that could be 50 km long, or of a greater length. The launch fibre allows the OTDR to interrogate the complete fibre link length, from end to end, and allows fibre inspection/viewing from the first connector. The OTDR can pick up: splice losses; high point losses and typical fibre attenuation over the cables link length. The ends of the launch fibre are connected to A/LC and A/SC connectors, for ease of use. The 1km of launch fibre cones in a strong, foam lined box for transport, storage and handling.

SINGLEMODE THRU ADAPTORS, SC-UPC

The duplex ( ie two way) / simplex  through connector (or adaptor) is mounted in a patch panel, of an optical fibre termination unit, or OFDF, and allows a pigtail to be connected to a patch cord. The pigtail is usually fusion spliced to an optical fibre of anexternal cable; and the patchcord connects to transmission equipment. A through connector allows the optical transmissionsystem connection to be quickly made and broken, as required. This enables fault finding and maintenance activities (such as service restorations & re‐arrangements) to be undertaken quickly and efficiently.

The Zirconia sleeve through connector is typically used on single mode optical fibre systems.

SINGLEMODE THRU ADAPTORS, SC-APC

The through connector (or adaptor) is mounted in a patch panel, of an optical fibre termination unit, or OFDF, and allows a pigtail to be connected to a patch cord. The pigtail is usually fusion spliced to an optical fibre of an external cable; and the patch cord connects to transmission equipment. A through connector allows the optical transmission system connection to be quickly made and broken, as required. This enables fault finding and maintenance activities (such as service restorations & rearrangements) to be undertaken quickly and efficiently. The SC connector is a compact size unit. The adaptor unit comprises a plastic body, and inner part with a precision alignment mechanism; which is made to demanding specifications. The alignment sleeve and precision body ensures: reliable, long term, mechanical and optical performance for the through adaptor. The through adaptor is capable of a reasonable number (eg 500) of matings/unmatings, and of withstanding normal (not excessive) handling forces/loads without suffering any damage or significant increase in optical performance. The assembly is capable of reliable operation in Exchanges or Repeaters over the temperature range of 25 degrees to + 70 degrees Celsius, and up to high levels of RH. Two way and four way through connector modules are also available.

The phosphor bronze through connector is typically used on multimode systems.

SINGLEMODE THRU ADAPTORS, LC-UPC

The through connector (or adaptor) is mounted in a patch panel, of an optical fibre termination unit, or OFDF, and allows a pigtail to be connected to a patch cord. The pigtail is usually fusion spliced to an optical fibre of an external cable; and the patch cord connects to transmission equipment. A through connector allows the optical transmission system connection to be quickly made and broken, as required. This enables fault finding and maintenance activities (such as service restorations & rearrangements) to be undertaken quickly and efficiently. Two way (Duplex) connectors/adaptors are described for a very small (eg mini) size LC connector. The adaptor unit comprises a plastic body, and inner part with a precision alignment mechanism; which is made to demanding specifications. The alignment sleeve and precision body ensures: reliable, long term, mechanical and optical performance for the through adaptor, which has a ceramic, zirconia ferrule.

MULTIMODE THRU ADAPTORS, SC-UPC

The through connector (or adaptor) is mounted in a patch panel, of an optical fibre termination unit, or OFDF, and allows a pigtail to be connected to a patch cord. The pigtail is usually fusion spliced to an optical fibre of an external cable; and the patch cord connects to transmission equipment. A through connector allows the optical transmission system connection to be quickly made and broken, as required. This enables fault finding and maintenance activities (such as service restorations& re‐arrangements) to be undertaken quickly and efficiently. Two way and four way through connector modules are also available.

The Phosphor Bronze sleeve through connector is typically used on multi mode optical fibre systems.

MULTIMODE THRU ADAPTORS, LC-UPC

The duplex / simplex through connector (or adaptor) is mounted in a patch panel of an optical fibre termination unit or OFDF, and allows a pigtail to be connected to a patch cord. The pigtail is usually fusion spliced to an optical fibre of an external cable; and the patch cord connects to transmission equipment. A through connector allows the optical transmission system connection to be quickly made and broken, as required. This enables fault finding and maintenance activities (such as service restorations & rearrangements) to be undertaken quickly and efficiently.

The beige through connector is typically used on multi mode optical fibre systems.

SC-UPC ATTENUATORS

Typically installed close to the Transmitting system (Tx), not the receive (Rx) system. Attenuators are used in line, in an optical transmission system, to reduce the signal strength, to safe and acceptable levels. This signal attenuation prevents unplanned outages due to equipment failure. These items are used in systems such as: Telecommunication Networks; CATV Networks; Data Communications Networks; Instrumentation and Local Area Networks. The Attenuator is manufactured to recognised and approved industry standards, and will achieve a 20 year service lifetime, under typical operational conditions. Each attenuator assembly is capable of a reasonable number (eg 500) of matings/unmatings, and of withstanding normal (not excessive) operational handling forces/loads without suffering any damage or significant increase in optical performance. The complete assembly is capable of reliable operation in Exchanges or Repeaters over the temperature range of –25 degrees to + 70 degrees Celsius, and up to high levels of RH.

Part NoConnector TypedBDescription
116x01x05SC UPC5 ± 0.8Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x01x10SC UPC10 ± 1.2Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x01x20SC UPC20 ± 1.2Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm

SC-APC ATTENUATORS

SC-APC attenuators : Attenuators : Warren & Brown Technologies – Details

Typically installed close to the Transmitting system (Tx), not the receive (Rx) system. Attenuators made from doped fibre are used in-line, in an optical transmission system, to reduce the signal strength, to safe and acceptable levels. This signal attenuation prevents unplanned outages due to equipment failure. These items are used in systems such as: Telecommunication Networks; CATV Networks; Data Communications Networks; Instrumentation and Local Area Networks. The Attenuator is manufactured to recognised and approved industry standards, and will achieve a 20 year service lifetime, under typical operational conditions. Each attenuator assembly is capable of a reasonable number (eg 500) of matings/unmatings, and of withstanding normal (not excessive) operational handling forces/loads without suffering any damage or significant increase in optical performance. The complete assembly is capable of reliable operation in Exchanges or Repeaters over the temperature range of –40 degrees to + 80 degrees Celsius, and up to high levels of RH. The attenuator can be safely stored, in suitable accommodation, over the temperature range of –50 degrees to + 85 degrees Celsius.

Part NoConnector TypedB (Note 1)Description
116x02x01A/SC1 dB ± 0.3Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x02x02A/SC2 dB ± 0.4Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x02x03A/SC3 dB ± 0.5Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x02x05A/SC5 dB ± 0.8Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x02x08A/SC8 dB ± 1.0Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x02x10A/SC10 dB ± 1.2Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x02x15A/SC15 dB ± 1.7Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x02x20A/SC20 dB ± 2.2Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
Note 1: Attenuation accuracy between: 1260 to 1360nm and 1480 to 1580nm wavelengths

LC-UPC ATTENUATORS

Typically installed close to the Transmitting system (Tx), not the receive (Rx) system. Attenuators made from doped fibre are used in-line, in an optical transmission system, to reduce the signal strength, to safe and acceptable levels. This signal attenuation prevents unplanned outages due to equipment failure. These items are used in systems such as: Telecommunication Networks; CATV Networks; Data Communications Networks; Instrumentation and Local Area Networks. The Attenuator is manufactured to recognised and approved industry standards, and will achieve a 20 year service lifetime, under typical operational conditions. Each attenuator assembly is capable of a reasonable number (eg 500) of matings/unmatings, and of withstanding normal (not excessive) operational handling forces/loads without suffering any damage or significant increase in optical performance. The complete assembly is capable of reliable operation in Exchanges or Repeaters over the temperature range of –40 degrees to + 80 degrees Celsius, and up to high levels of RH. The attenuator can be safely stored, in suitable accommodation, over the temperature range of –50 degrees to + 85 degrees Celsius.

Part NoConnector TypedB (Note 1)Description
116x07x01LC UPC1 dB ± 0.3Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x07x02LC UPC2 dB ± 0.4Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x07x03LC UPC3 dB ± 0.5Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x07x05LC UPC5 dB ± 0.8Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x07x08LC UPC8 dB ± 0.8Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x07x10LC UPC10 dB ± 1.2Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x07x15LC UPC15 dB ± 1.7Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x07x20LC UPC20 dB ± 2.2Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x07x25LC UPC25 dB ± 2.5Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
Note 1: Attenuation accuracy between: 1260 to 1360nm and 1480 to 1580nm wavelengths

E2000-PC ATTENUATORS

Typically installed close to the Transmitting system (Tx), not the receive (Rx) system. Attenuators made from doped fibre are used in-line, in an optical transmission system, to reduce the signal strength, to safe and acceptable levels. This signal attenuation prevents unplanned outages due to equipment failure. These items are used in systems such as: Telecommunication Networks; CATV Networks; Data Communications Networks; Instrumentation and Local Area Networks. The Attenuator is manufactured to recognised and approved industry standards, and will achieve a 20 year service lifetime, under typical operational conditions. Each attenuator assembly is capable of a reasonable number (eg 500) of matings/unmatings, and of withstanding normal (not excessive) operational handling forces/loads without suffering any damage or significant increase in optical performance. The complete assembly is capable of reliable operation in Exchanges or Repeaters over the temperature range of –40 degrees to + 80 degrees Celsius, and up to high levels of RH. The attenuator can be safely stored, in suitable accommodation, over the temperature range of –50 degrees to + 85 degrees Celsius.

Part NoConnector TypedB (Note 1)Description
116x18x05E2000 PC5 dB + 0.8Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x18x10E2000 PC10 dB + 1.2Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x18x15E2000 PC15 dB + 1.7Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
116x18x20E2000 PC20 dB + 2.2Attenuator, In-Line, > + 20 dBm
Note 1: Attenuation accuracy between: 1260 to 1360nm and 1480 to 1580nm wavelengths

OPTICAL FIBRE PATCH ONLY PANELS, 1RU, SWING OUT

Optical Fibre Patch Panels and Subracks
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OPTICAL FIBRE PATCH ONLY PANELS, 1RU, SWING OUT

These 1RU, LH / RH pivot open Splice & Patch, Patch only or Splice only sub-racks (patch panels) accommodate various numbers of optical fibres. They feature optical fibre cord management that maintains the MBR at 30 mm radius throughout. These sub-racks (patch panels) mount in a 19″ / 21″ rack with either front, mid or rear brackets. Can be installed into any ODF or Equipment Rack.

 

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OPTICAL FIBRE SPLICE ONLY PANELS, 1RU, SWING OUT

Optical Fibre Patch Panels and Subracks
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OPTICAL FIBRE SPLICE ONLY PANELS, 1RU, SWING OUT

These 1RU, LH / RH pivot open Splice only (Patch only or Splice & Patch sub-racks) patch panels accommodate various numbers of optical fibres. They feature optical fibre cord management that maintains the MBR at 30 mm radius throughout. These sub-racks (patch panels) mount in a 19″ / 21″ rack with either front, mid or rear brackets. Can be installed into any ODF or Equipment Rack.

 

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OPTICAL FIBRE SPLICE AND PATCH PANELS, 2RU, SWING OUT

The 6008 Series Splice & Patch, Patch only or Splice only sub-racks (patch panels) are proven optical fibre management modules that provide an efficient high density solution. These sub-racks (patch panels) can be suitably mounted into a HDODF any 300 mm deep ODF or rack and provide excellent optical fibre cord protection and management.

 

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OPTICAL FIBRE PATCH ONLY PANELS, 2RU, SWING OUT

Optical Fibre Patch Panels and Subracks
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OPTICAL FIBRE PATCH ONLY PANELS, 2RU, SWING OUT

The 6008 Series Patch only (Splice only or Splice & Patch versions available also) patch panels are proven optical fibre management modules that provide an efficient high density solution. These sub-racks (patch panels) can be suitably mounted into a HDODF any 300 mm deep ODF or rack and provide excellent optical fibre cord protection and management.

 

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