Device for and method of splicing fiber-optical cables Patent #: 4171867
ApplicationNo. 06/019512 filed on 03/12/1979
US Classes:385/135, Splice box and surplus fiber storage/trays/organizers/ carriers211/47, Pivoted support312/327Horizontal axis
ExaminersPrimary: Corbin, John K.
Assistant: Lee, John D.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassG02B 6/44 (20060101)
AbstractA device for organizing optical fibers and the like at splice or slack points is provided. The device comprises a plurality of stacked tray-like supports having partially turned-up edges, with each separately hinged at one side thereof to a carrier. Each tray-like support is adapted to retain a looped fiber portion without damage by having a width at least equal to twice the minimum bending radius specified for that fiber.