Published on: 25th May 2021   |   Ellie Hall

Dependable Fibre Solutions for Harsh Environments

Universal Networks are fibre deployable experts specialising in the design and delivery of custom made, rugged fibre solutions. With over 25 years of experience, we have worked with a variety of companies operating in some of the most challenging environments, including both the MOD and affiliated companies to the defence industry. Requirements commonly centre around the need for high performance, easily maintainable field deployable solutions that are built to withstand the most punishing conditions. In addition, we have also installed permanent cabling systems on military bases and test areas.

UNCOMPROMISED DEPENDABILITY

Utilising an OCC military approved cable in conjunction with rugged Neutrik connectors and a US Army approved MARS cable reel, we can create a lightweight, robust and dependable solution designed to withstand the challenging conditions of a military or any other harsh environment.

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STRONG & ROBUST CABLE

Military certified fibre optic cables optimised to withstand the strain of cable pulls, high tensile loading and severe crush occurrences associated with use in harsh environments.

In accordance with MIL-PRF-85045/8A*, and in reference to CECOM A3159879E*, the cables are compliant in meeting specification requirements for several parameters including, crosstalk, thermal shock, crush and cable twist bending.

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RUGGED, RELIABLE CONNECTIONS

The Neutrik opticalCON range offers robust, IP-Rated fibre optic connectors that feature a unique shutter to protect against dust and dirt ingress. They have a quick push-pull latching mechanism and have been designed for reliable, repeated connections.

As a Neutrik Certified OpticalCON Cable Assembler (COCA) and deployable fibre expert, we can design and build a rugged fibre solution to meet your requirements.

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LIGHTWEIGHT & DURABLE REELS

US Army approved, MARS cable reels designed specifically for the demanding needs of harsh environment fibre optic installations. This lightweight, modular cable deployment system is ideal for applications where rapid deployment and retrieval and efficient storage is required.

These robust and durable reels have undergone rigorous testing and are certified to CECOM Specification A336463A*.

FEATURES

The complete solution offers a range of features making it beneficial for use in the most punishing conditions.

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MILITARY APPROVED

Cables certified to CECOM A3159879E / MIL-PRF-85045/8A

Reels certified to CECOM A336463A

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IP65 RATED

Dirt, dust and water protection to IP65 in mated condition.

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REEL COLOUR OPTIONS

Available in a range of colours including desert tan, olive drab and black.

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ROBUST & RUGGED

Suitable for applications where repeated deployment and use in harsh, challenging environments is required.

WHY CHOOSE UNIVERSAL NETWORKS?

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CERTIFIED COCA

We supply the complete range of Neutrik opticalCON Advanced fibre optic cable assemblies, as well as all associated connectivity products.

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BESPOKE CAPABILITES

Offering made-to-measure services, we specialise in providing custom made cable assemblies to suit your requirements. If you can imagine it, we can build it!

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SERVICING & REPAIRS

With in-house capabilities to clean, service and repair your cables, our expert team will do their best to keep your cables in top condition and projects on track.

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