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Other Applications of Fiber Optic Cables We all know the benefits of optical fibers for telecommunications. Either for long distances for communications between cities, countries or even continents, as for short distances such as in a trunk of a building. We could not imagine telecommunications or...

Leonardo Martínez
Leonardo Martínez

Business Manager at barpa

Currently, for a company to evolve, it is essential that it constantly seeks to develop its processes, products and services in order to remain competitive in the market. Continuous Improvement has been adopted by several organizations as a differentiating factor, since it allows for increased efficiency,...

Ana Arnaud
Ana Arnaud

Quality and Continuous Improvement Technician at barpa

Optical fibers are flexible filaments made of transparent materials, such as glass or plastic fibers, and are used as a light propagation medium. Despite their many applications, data transmission is one of the most common. Although they are very thin, with each fiber measured in micrometers,...

Luís Taveira
Luís Taveira

Brand Manager at barpa

To design a structured network, among other aspects, we must take into account the type of cable we should use. For this purpose, I begin by presenting the different types of cables that exist at our disposal: Twisted pair cable construction   Unshielded Cable U/UTP (Unshielded Twisted Pair) cables...

Sérgio Coutinho
Sérgio Coutinho

Networking System Consultant at barpa

The changes on our Planet Earth have emerged at an overwhelming pace and represent serious threats to the health and well-being of the population, biodiversity and the future of nature. From the increase in the global average temperature, to the extinction of several species of...

Juliana Rocha
Juliana Rocha

HR Manager at barpa

Introduction A splitter is a device used to split a light beam that travels over a fiber and send it over 2 or more fibers, increasing the number of links in a network. Today we will talk about the meaning and purpose of a fiber optic...

Luís Taveira
Luís Taveira

Brand Manager at barpa

OM5 is a multimode fiber cable designed for high bandwidth and short to medium range applications. Is the first approved as WBMMF (Wide Band Multimode Fiber) designed to specifically handle high-speed data center applications. It was created to support shortwave wavelength division multiplexing (SWDM) applications that...

José Perdiz
José Perdiz

Networking System Consultant at barpa

The telecommunications market is constantly changing. It is mainly reflected in the way innovations lead to a need for adaptation by everybody. Constant changes are, without a doubt, a new reality with which we must live. Thus, there is an undeniable certainty - adaptability has to...

Luana Santos
Luana Santos

Marketing Specialist at barpa

We hear, see and read a lot that the circumstances are harder, more demanding. It’s harder to create a company, information changes quickly, we need to adapt quicker, consumer change their habits, etc. It’s what we call a VUCA world - "Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and...

Rute Araújo
Rute Araújo

CEO at barpa

In the current days, Data Centers are expanding, each day, mainly because of the high demand of users that has been greatly increasing throughout the years. And with these last 2 years, mainly during the COVID-19 pandemic which made people work from home, causing an...

Alexandre Araújo
Alexandre Araújo

Export Sales Team at barpa

MPO, Multi-fiber push on, is a plug & play solution that combines several fibers in a single connector. Available in connectors of 8, 12, 24, 32, 48, 60 and 72 fibers, they are used a lot in high density applications, like data centers for example. In...

Rute Araújo
Rute Araújo

CEO at barpa

Do I need Multimode or Monomode? Multimode fiber is suited to use in local area network (LAN) for short transmission distances. In this kind of fiber light rays are carried simultaneously through the waveguide. The bit rate can reach 10 Gbit/s for a transmission distance of...

Rute Araújo
Rute Araújo

CEO at barpa

The Construction Products Regulation (CPR), EU Regulation No 305/2011, lays down the harmonized conditions for the market of construction products. As a regulation to be applied throughout the European Single Market, it refers to the harmonized standards of CENELEC EN50575: 2014 and EN50575: 2014 /...

Rute Araújo
Rute Araújo

CEO at barpa

The demand for pre-assembled cables is increasing, and their versatility is one of the main reasons. At Higgs the personalization is one of our main focuses and it is possible to customize the products from the begin to the end according to your needs. In addition...

Rute Araújo
Rute Araújo

CEO at barpa

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