Optical Cable Corporation

Roanoke,  VA 
United States
  • Booth: 1204

Optical Cable Corporation is a leading manufacturer of data communications cable and connectivity solutions for enterprise markets, specialty use applications and harsh environments. For more about OCC, visit www.occfiber.com .

 Press Releases

  • OCC works with U.S. Military to devise a reel stand that weighs significantly less than RL-31 stands.

    Optical Cable Corporation is pleased to announce its Advanced Lightweight Reel Stand (ALRS). The Lightweight Reel Stand is another accessory to OCC’s Modular Advanced Reel System or MARS.  Designed as a highly portable, folding A-frame stand, the ALRS provides a quick and convenient method for paying out and retrieving both copper and fiber optic cabling. The ALRS requires no tools for set up, and when configured for transport, all pieces are maintained within the unit.

    The OCC ALRS reel stand is the result of a direct collaboration with the U.S. Military. This partnership resulted in the development of a highly portable folding A-frame stand that was built to withstand the rigors of daily use, designed for quick and easy deployment and operation.

    With its lightweight aluminum construction, OCC’s ALRS weighs a third of RL-31 stands (a common military stand), and offers more functionality. The simple-to-operate stand requires no tools for assembly, can operate from either direction without tipping, and is available with solid or split axles for independent rotation.

    All the pieces of the ALRS attach to the unit, making assembly quick and simple. Designed for rugged environments in all temperature ranges, the ALRS is ozone, fungus, and corrosion resistant.

    For additional information on OCC’s Advanced Lightweight Reel Stands or any of the MARS accessories please visit booth #1204, contact an Inside Sales Representative at 800-622-7711, or visit www.occfiber.com.


    Company Information

    Optical Cable Corporation (“OCC®”) is a leading manufacturer of a broad range of fiber optic and copper data communication cabling and connectivity solutions primarily for the enterprise market (or non-carrier market), offering an integrated suite of high quality, warranted products, which operate as a system solution or seamlessly integrate with other providers' offerings.  OCC's product offerings include designs for uses ranging from commercial, enterprise network, datacenter, wireless, residential and campus installations to customized products for specialty applications and harsh environments, including military, industrial, mining, petrochemical, wireless carrier and broadcast applications.  OCC products include fiber optic and copper cabling, fiber optic and copper connectors, specialty fiber optic and copper connectors, fiber optic and copper patch cords, pre-terminated fiber optic and copper cable assemblies, racks, cabinets, datacom enclosures, fiber optic and copper patch panels, face plates, multi-media boxes, wireless distributed antenna systems, fiber optic reels and accessories and other cable and connectivity management accessories. OCC products are designed to meet the most demanding needs of end-users, delivering a high degree of reliability and outstanding performance characteristics. 

    OCC® is internationally recognized for pioneering the design and production of fiber optic cables for the most demanding military field applications, as well as of fiber optic cables suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, and creating a broad product offering built on the evolution of these fundamental technologies.  OCC also is internationally recognized for its role in establishing copper connectivity data communications standards, through its innovative and patented technologies.

    Founded in 1983, OCC is headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia with offices, manufacturing and warehouse facilities located in each of Roanoke, Virginia, near Asheville, North Carolina and near Dallas, Texas.   OCC’s facilities are ISO 9001:2008 registered and OCC’s Roanoke and Dallas facilities are MIL-STD-790F certified.

    Optical Cable Corporation, OCC®, Procyon®, Superior Modular Products, SMP Data Communications, Applied Optical Systems, and associated logos are trademarks of Optical Cable Corporation.

    Further information about OCC® is available at www.occfiber.com.

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