One of the best things about the fiber optic cabinet is ease of installation. Unlike the other cables which are heavy and complex to establish connection, fiber optic cables are light and flexible to install. The process of installing is similar to any wire cable installation, but the method, tools and instruments require to complete the task is different.
Fiber optics cable may be installed for outdoor underground application or for indoor underwater application using several different installation methods available. Since there are varieties of types of cables and number of applications of it so there is not any thumb rule for installation. However some general guidelines that must be following prior to any type of cable installation are:
Pros and cons of fiber optics installation:
The installation is easy if performed by the experts. However there are always some positive and negative sides of each type of cable installation. Talking about fiber optics pros and cons:
Cable network is so simple that your object won't look dull during off condition.
Cables are light and thin which makes installation easier.
These are safer to use and has no risk of electric shock.
Desired lightening pattern can be achieved for longer time as the cables are flexible and reliable.
Fiber optic cables have low cost, but its installation is quite expensive as it requires special tools, equipment and skilled labor to set up fiber network.
It requires sensitive installation; attention must be paid while pulling and twisting the cable.
They may be tricky to install hence required team of experts for proper finish.
Tips for installation:
Measure the fiber cable three times to cut it once- this reduces problem and stress if you come up with short of length.
Plan your pattern and run of the cable prior by communicating properly. Because after cutting the raw material it's become difficult to make changes.
For water application, drained out and dry the pool completely to prevent shock.Review the lightning kit installation instruction carefully to place all devices correctly.