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Harting Fibre Optic

December 13, 2017

HARTING’s new expanded beam assemblies are designed to provide excellent reliability and durability for high bandwidth transmission over fibre optics in the harshest, dirtiest operating environments. Potential users span a wide range of industries and activities, from tunnel boring, mining, oil and gas, power generation and transmission to outdoor broadcast and festival setups, even shipbuilding and container ports. For example, these cable assemblies’ high bandwidth and rugged design allows the HD video signals used in the vision systems controlling boring machines and associated equipment to be safely and securely transmitted, often over long distances. 

Standard optical interfaces are sensitive to contamination. With HARTING’s expanded beam assemblies, the fibre is safely packed in a connector housing that cannot be affected by dust, water or other environmental factors. This ruggedized, 2 and 4 fibre channel, IP-68 rated (in both mated and unmated condition), fibre optic solution is designed for a temperature range of -40C to +85C. It’s easy to install and maintain, and as a genderless connector, regular disconnection and re-connection of the cabling is easier than with standard fibre optic cabling. Correct mating of the two assemblies is always assured. Cleaning is simple – no special tools or training are required. Even extending the length of the optical connection is as simple as connecting an additional cable, with no need to pay attention to the laying direction or any additional adaptors. This saves time and money and eliminates the need to match different mating faces in the field. 

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