Using MicroDucts from Dura-Line are a better way to utilize that empty space, both today and tomorrow. It allows you to expand your fiber network as you bring on new customers. It enables you to increase bandwidth as your needs increase. And, it allows you to do it easily, without adding extra fibers that might never be used. MicroTechnology saves you time and money, allowing for economical growth within your communications network.
The SILICORE™ super slick permanent lining remains for future repairs, replacements or upgrades.
Faster and easier cable installation
Reduced coefficient of friction
Flexibility for growth
Cost-effective repairs or upgrades
Can be extruded with any Dura-Line product up to and including 3"
Dura-Line FuturePathTM consists of multiple variations of MicroDuct in specific sizes bound together with an oversheath for ease of placement. All of the MicroDucts have internal longitudinal ribbing (1) and a permanent super-slick lining of Silicore™ to reduce friction during cable placement.
FuturePath can be placed as a cable pathway which will allow the Network to grow as needed, while placing only the cable required for immediate needs. Using reduced diameter Fiber Optic Cable (MicroCable), FuturePath can accommodate up to 432 fibers in each MicroDuct, depending upon the configuration chosen and the Fiber Cable Manufacturer’s design.
FuturePath is available with ripcord access and can be ordered in a locatable version for direct bury applications. It can be pulled into existing conduit, plowed in, trenched, or Horizontally Directional Drilled (HDD) without the need for any special tools or equipment. FuturePath can be manufactured from OSP HDPE, or inside Riser, Plenum, or LSHF (Low Smoke, Halogen Free) materials.
Bull-Line™ Pull Tape
Duraline manufactures a wide range of high performance Bull-Line™ Pull Tape products to expedite cable installation. Choose from woven polyester tapes or aramid fiber tape products which are available in a variety of strengths and lengths. A single pull tape eliminates the additional labor required for string, rope or winch line combinations. All Bull-Line™ tape is manufactured with the Stiff-Tape™ lubrication coating, resulting in the high-est performance pull tape available in the industry. Whatever the choice, Bull-Line™ Pull Tapes have continually provided a superior alternative to plastic pull ropes in cable installations through all types of conduit. Duraline Bull-Line™ Pull Tapes meet or exceed all pull line requirements of Bellcore GR-356-CORE “Generic Requirements for Optical Cable Innerduct and Accessories.