MicroGlide™ Microtubing

3 to 6mm primary tubes and assemblies to connect access networks to the end user

Suitable for: FTTx, access networks, residential (MDU and SDUs), business parks, campuses and more.

MicroGlide is perfect for connecting a number of smaller buildings, campuses and residential areas, or an area where initial fibre penetration is low.

With 3 to 6mm primary tubes, it is ideal for the distribution or ed for use with blown fibre units (up to 12 core) MicroGlide comes in configurations of 1 to 25 tubes (24-way).

Many options are available to suit a variety of locations and environmental parameters within the network:

Outdoor Installations: Direct Bury, Direct Install, Metallic and Non-Metallic
Indoor Installations: Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH), Reduced Fire Hazard (PVC), Riser Rated
Special Assemblies: Aerial, Anti-rodent, Anti-termite, Armoured, Chemical Resistant more info
Product Customisation: Your choice of tube colours and stripes, sheath colours and print line

HDPE Loose Tubes

  • Permanent low friction inner coating for enhanced blowing performance
  • Supplied as single tubes or assemblies
  • Smooth inner wall
  • Solid or translucent colours with optional stripes for easy identification 
OD (mm) ID (mm)
3 2.1
4 2.3
5 2.1
5 3.5
6 2.7
6 4

 
 

Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) Loose Tubes

  • Fire retardant and halogen free tubes which meet indoor fire regulations  IEC 60332-1
  • Permanent low friction inner coating for enhanced blowing performance
  • Smooth or ribbed inner wall
  • Solid white colour as standard
OD (mm) ID (mm)
5 3.5

 
 

Direct Install Metal Free

  • Can be installed directly into a duct or sub-duct where a non-metallic solution is required (such as an area with a risk of lightning)
  • Non-metallic moisture barrier provided by water blocking tape
  • Single PE sheath
  • Integral ripcord for easy sheath removal
 

Direct Install Aluminium

  • Can be installed directly into a duct or sub-duct
  • Moisture protection provided by a 150µm layer of aluminium
  • Single PE sheath
  • Integral ripcord for easy sheath removal
 

Direct Bury Metal Free

  • Can be installed directly into prepared ground where a non-metallic solution is required (such as an area with a risk of lightning)
  • Double PE sheath for maximum protection
  • Non-metallic moisture barrier provided by water blocking tape
  • Integral ripcord for easy removal of the inner sheath
 

Direct Bury Aluminium

  • Can be installed directly into prepared ground
  • Double PE sheath for maximum protection
  • Moisture protection provided by a 150µm layer of aluminium
  • Integral ripcord for easy removal of the inner sheath 
 

Low Fire Hazard

LSZH (Low Smoke Zero Halogen) sheath and primary tubes

  • For use inside buildings
  • Low flammability, low smoke and zero halogens emissions
  • Meets IEC 60332-1 and  IEC 60332-3
     
 
 

Intermediate Fire Hazard

LSZH sheath and PE primary tubes

  • For use inside buildings
  • Improved fire performance compared with all-PE products
  • Designed to minimise the evolution of smoke and corrosive gases
  • Designed to meet performance requirements of IEC 60332-1

 

 

Basic Fire Hazard

PVC sheath and PE primary tubes

  • For use inside buildings
  • Provides a basic level of flammability for general purpose applications
  • Meets IEC 60332-1

 

 

Riser Rated

LSZH (Low Smoke Zero Halogen) sheath and primary tubes
 

 

  • For use as riser tubing in buildings
  • Approved to RISER UL 1666 & CUL 1666 by Underwriter Laboratories
 
 
 
 
 
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