Undercarpet cable,as this name implies, is run across a floor under carpeting. It is frequently found in open-space office or work areas that are defined by movable walls, partitions.
A key feature of this cable is its ability to be rearranged or reconfigured as space needs change.
One problem, however, is making turns without stressing the fibers. Unfortunately, the fiber on the outside of the turn must always take a longer path than the fiber on the inside. This unequal path length places differing stresses on the fibers.