Corning ClearCurve fibers are fully compliant with ITU-T G.652.D and G.657 standards. These fibers are designed to meet a wide array of applications including both inside and outside plant installations.
Network designers, operators, and installers choose ClearCurve fibers for their superior bending performance, backward compatibility with the G.652.D standard and their ability to minimize bend-loss throughout any installation.
Use the chart, left, to aid in selecting the right ClearCurve fiber for your application.
ClearCurve Single Mode
ClearCurve ZBL Single Mode Fiber
(Ultra Low bend Loss)
Virtually no bend-loss in most indoor application
Very low loss in extreme (5mm) bend environments
Enables smaller components and flexible yet reliable networks
< 0.1 dB/turn
< 0.05 dB/turn
ClearCurve XB Single Mode Fiber
(Enhanced Bend Capability)
Improved performance vs. standard single mode fiber
Appropriate for outside plant and some high-fiber count and tight buffer indoor applications
Enables a broader range of cable design options and deployment flexibility