Patch Panel

FOC provide a wide array of standalone, wall mount and 19" rack mountable Patch Panels and Breakout Boxes suitable for ST, SC, FC, LC and MTRJ adaptors. In addition, FOC has available in-line and FOSC type splice enclosures for the installer.

Panels can be supplied in metal or plastic, loaded or unloaded.

These panels can also be supplied with or without cable management which consists of cable entry gland (multiples if required), blanking grommets, bunny clips and laser warning stickers. Fibre management is also optional with specified pigtails, splice protectors and splice bridges.

To ensure that we deal with your requirement in a timely manner please be prepared to supply the following information:

  • The type of base panel required: example 4 way, 8 way, 16, 24, 48 etc
  • The type of adaptor required. Example: ST, SC, LC, FC, etc.
  • The number of panels required
  • Unmanaged i.e. just the panel (with or without adaptors)
  • Cable or fibre management required
4 & 8 Way Wall Mounted Breakout Boxes

4 & 8 Way Wall Mounted Breakout Boxes

FOC supply breakout boxes, which are suitable for various applications. The boxes are IP56 rated and come complete with screw down or access-hinged door that includes a rubber seal to provide a water resistant environment.

Each breakout box can be modified to provide 1 to 8 adaptor ports and cable glands are fitted on either of the side, as required. Within the box the cable is managed by way of bunny clips and splice organisers/bridges.

48 Way Wall Mounted Cabinet

48 Way Wall Mounted Cabinet

The lockable wall-mounted box with hinged doors and cable guard has been specifically designed for added security of terminated fibre optic cables, but also for ease of access, facilitating any maintenance, which may need to be carried out. The wall mounted cabinet is manufactured from high-grade 16 SWG mild steel with a fully MIG welded construction. 4 x 20mm cable entry cut outs, to allow 20mm cable glands or blanks to be fitted. It also incorporates a 48 way spot-welded ST/SC mounting plate. The cabinet is finished in durable gloss grey powder coat.

Optical Distribution Frames

Optical Distribution Frames

The 19" fibre management cabinet mounted rack is designed to terminate up to 24 optic fibres in a 1U space. The most useful feature of this unit is that it allows a system to expand from 2 to up to 24 ports, by the patch/front panel being upgraded or by having spare blank ports in the present system. Within the rack the fibre is managed by way of a splice bridge, cable clips, termination and coupling to ST/SC/LC connectors.

19 inch fibre tray

19 inch fibre tray

The 19 inch high quality fibre tray is constructed of 16 swg mild steel, and incorporates 6 x 20mm cut outs which allow the fixture of cable glands, or blanking plugs. The 19 inch racks can be supplied fully loaded with adaptors, cable glands, cable clips and splice bridge.

19 inch rack

19 inch rack

The 19 inch rack is standard to which various front panels can be attached, depending on the application and connector type.The options are shown below.

  • Bare units unloaded 8,12,16 & 24 way ST
  • Bare units unloaded 8,12,16 way Duplex SC
  • Bare units unloaded 8,12,16 way Duplex LC

MTRJ versions are also available on request.

Slide and Tilt Panels

Slide and Tilt Panels

Larger panel configurations can be supplied as Slide and Tilt. This allows much easier handling of dense panel configurations when using SC or LC adapters.

Up to 48 cores can be comfortably accommodated in a single 1U panel

To request a quotation to suit your application just call 01460 238880 or email sales@fibrecomms.co.uk and our dedicated staff will be delighted to help.