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Aquasensor

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If water penetrates into joints or termination boxes, e.g.
through damage of the cable sheath, imperfect sealing or a defective cable sheath the fibre coating can be affected and fibre microcracks can result. In the long term, this leads to deterioration of the fibre properties or even to an unexpected total loss of signal transmission.

The aquasensor can be inserted into joints and termination boxes and can be used to detect increases in humidity or water ingress. The sensor uses a macrobending effect and clips on to one fibre in the joint. The light passing through the fibre is attenuated depending on the degree of moisture detected.
 

Features:

• reports humidity and water in sleeves of
fiber optic cables
• short response time allows the fault to be
removed in good time before the transmission
quality of the fiber optic cable is
reduced
• exact localisation of the defective sleeve
by remote read-out of the measured values
using the LANCIER Monitoring System
• the sensor continues to be used after fault
information due to the reversible behaviour
of the humidity measuring tape
• quick and easy installation at the splice
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