Generic Requirements for Wall Plates, Moldings, and Raceways that Support Fiber Optic Services (Including Fiber to the Premises [FTTP])
These products support the distribution and rollout of fiber optics to the subscribers home. Wall plates for example, create a demarcation point inside the home or building. They are specifically designed to allow appropriate bend radius and allowing enough slack to reach the the premises. These products must be tested for speed of installation, deployment, flexibility, and reliability.
Some example of testing include,
- Drop - tested at -5 degrees celcius, the product is dropped 10 feet, 4 times on concrete surface.
- Fungus - the product is subjected to fungus growth testing per ASTM G21.