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Bend Radius – EXFO’s Animated Glossary of Fiber Optics

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The minimum radius that a fiber optic cable can be bent without loss of light or impairment. The radius varies with different cable designs but follows a general rule that it be no less than 15 times the cable diameter.

EXFO’s Be-an-Expert Program has produced the world’s first animated glossary of fiber optic terms. Including concise definitions and animated sequences, this tool provides a great reference for anyone that wishes to understand fiber terminology.