OFNR vs. OFNP

Cable jackets are comprised of different materials based on different applications. Plastics used in the structure of plenum cable in the United States are regulated under the National Fire Protection Association standard NFPA 90A: Standard for the Installation of Air Conditioning and Ventilating Systems. All materials planned for use on wire and cables to be…

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Why 5G Wireless Need Lots of Fiber?

To be fully functional, 5G will depend on fiber. The most recent development on wireless network infrastructure is fifth generation, AKA, 5G. This will cover up to 100 times more connected devices, including both mobile and fixed network infrastructure. Superficially, people would think that 5G technology will eliminate the need for fiber cables. Quite the…

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Detailing Fiber Optic Cables

Fiber optic cables have specific functions, but the main feature is that they bring incredible efficiency. At their core, fiber optic cables perform at a higher level than wired cables, and it’s mostly because of the design and capability. They’re made for long distance transmissions, while also allowing for greater amounts of data to be…

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New OMNIA® Enclosures are at the Forefront of Innovation

Our New OMNIA® enclosures are at the forefront of innovation! The new enclosures are user-friendly with customizable features and the solution to all your connectivity needs! OMNIA® pre-terminated trunk cable breakout kits and compliant cable holders simply slide and lock in place, expediting installation time. Enclosures are fully compatible with the IllumiCore® Classic panels and…

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The Advantage Of Media Converters

Media converters are a beneficial tool to have when assessing today’s networks. In the past (and somewhat still in the present), copper cabling was a dominant force in the technology field. At its core, a media converter is used to connect two devices that are not entirely relatable. The reason this type of product is…

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All You Need to Know About Fiber Optics

Diversified Materials Specialist, Inc. provides fiber optic solutions! Fiber optic connectivity–what is it? For many, the concept of fiber optic cabling is limited to the knowledge that they transmit data using light. And even though these cables have been used for decades, it’s still considered a step into the future when they’re utilized. At Diversified…

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How Fiber Optic Cables Can Help You

With fiber optic cables, you’re choosing to upgrade to a more efficient way of completing tasks. A network that runs on fiber optic cables is one that runs smoothly. Instead of using traditional networking techniques, fiber optics have essentially replaced the once-dominant wire method. The difference is in the material used to make these fibers.…

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