It is not commonly known that Plastic Optical Fibre (POF) pre-dates traditional glass by approximately 7 years
In recent times POF has become more popular in the corporate industry, especially on runs less than 100 meters.
The advantages of Plastic Optical Fibre are:
- Resilient to stress and strain produced during bending
- Cost effective
- Easy to install
- Requires less power
- Very few data cabling organisations are proficient in the use and installation of POF. However at ACCL we fully understand all aspects of Plastic Optical Fibre. This is demonstrated during our free site surveys, prospective clients get to see first-hand the level of experience and expertise held by our engineers.
ACCL are proficient with the following types of Plastic Optical Fibre:
- Perfluorinated Polymers
- To provide our clients with a cost effective solutions ACCL have become proficient with the use of NEXANS connectors. By utilising this technology there is no need for glue or special crimping tools.
One of the main areas POF is becoming popular is in the provision of bespoke lighting; it commonplace in Art Galleries and Museums.
Our Research and Development Department (R&D) are continually keeping up to date on the subject of POF. This allows us to offer prospective clients an array of options, be that copper, glass or plastic.