Higher Education

A Guide For Telecommunications Cable Splicing, 1st Edition

  • John Highhouse Lincoln Trail College, Illinois
  • ISBN-10: 0827380666  |  ISBN-13: 9780827380660
  • 262 Pages
  • © 1997 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $134.25



Spanning a broad range of topics from cable history and elementary color code to cable throws and fiber optics, no single resource provides as much information in such a concise volume. All aspects of the splicer’s job are covered including both modern cables and materials from the past. Aerial, buried and underground cables are discussed as well as tagging and toning pulp and PIC cables. How-to’s and hints from professional splicers are included.

Features and Benefits

  • no other guide on this topic available
  • how-to�s and hints for novice and experienced splicers
  • written in easy-to-understand language
  • new products shown to give reader the most up-to-date information possible

Table of Contents

The History of Telecommunications Cables.
An Overview of Outside Plant.
The Telephone Cable Color Codes.
Types of Cables & Their Locations.
Making The Right Connection.
Shield Bonding.
Splice Closures.
Cable Terminals.
Cable Pair Treatments.
Locating Cable Path & Depth.
Cable Fault Analysis & Location.
Reading Prints And Cable Schematics.
Cable Throws.
Fiber Optic Cables.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

John Highhouse

John Highhouse is a professor of Industrial Training/Telecommunications Technology at Lincoln Trail College in Illinois. He has written several articles on fiber optics and telecommunications for a variety of trade journals..