Joint boxes are specially designed to provide the maximum
versatility for OPGW cable splicing, which enables their use
in OPGW and other optical cable systems. The joint box is
made of aluminium alloy and has a maximum capacity of 192
fiber splices. A pre-molded neoprene anti-aging gasket,
perfectly inserted in the groove of the cover, provides excellent
sealing against dust and water-jets. An assembling plate
prepared with fixing devices for the cable and for the splice
trays is placed inside the box. Cable glands and a heavy wall
heat shrinkable tube are used for sealing the entries of the
OPGW cables. The anchoring of the joint box to the tower is
realized with galvanized steel clamps allowing the fixation in
all types of towers, and with stainless steel tape in all types of