Accession Number : ADD012886

Title :   Fiber Optic Cable Storage Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Zagar,Gregory J ; Ross,Thomas A ; Lowry,Billy C

Report Date : 14 Apr 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A fiber optic cable storage device for securing fiber optic cable with connectors on a spool. The spool included a drum 13 with a flange and slot that allows for stress free routing of cable and connectors to a connector storage area. The connector storage area includes a drive plate for mechanically reeling of the cable and connector holders for holding fiber optic cable connectors. A removable cover is used to trap the cable connectors in the holders.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *CONNECTORS, *REELS, *CABLES, *FIBER OPTICS TRANSMISSION LINES, STORAGE, HOLDERS, ROUTING, STRESSES

Subject Categories : Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE