The Super G Lasher (10505) is an upgraded and improved version of GMP’s classic G Lasher. The largest of the GMP Lashers, this unit is designed to lash a large single or a combination of aerial cables to a supporting strand. It can be used for new installs or with existing cables in place.
(illustration courtesy of Corning Optical Communications)
Microduct overriding is the process of installing a new microduct in an innerduct occupied with an existing fiber optic cable. A single microduct or multiple microducts can be placed at one time during an override operation. Continue reading Microduct Overriding: Part 1
GMP’s Fiber Optic Pulling Capstan (15472) is a versatile and highly productive tool for placing fiber optic cable. When GMP’s array of fiber blowing equipment isn’t the right fit for the job — when placing cable in corrugated duct, for instance — this pulling capstan will help you get cable where it needs to go without fear of overpulling and possibly damaging the cable.
From Boston, MA to Phoenix, AZ, lashing wire is used to connect all corners of the country. Stainless steel lashing wire is used in a lasher to bind an aerial cable or combination of cables to a supporting strand. In supporting telecommunications and electric cable, you could say that lashing wires literally bind America together. Continue reading Selecting the Correct Cable Lashing Wire
The Tornado Cable Blower (89000) is the largest machine in GMP’s arsenal, built for the most demanding of applications. The blower is specifically designed to be safe, fast, and effective — even on tough terrain.
As the weather warms and the hot sun comes out, a D Umbrella (P/N 80920) is every outdoor worker’s saving grace. This umbrella is specifically designed to protect you directly from the sun’s heat and blinding light. The white interior lining cuts down heat absorption, keeping you cooler as you work.
At GMP, safety is our top priority. That’s why we’ve manufactured a wide collection of safety tools, all built for maximum effectiveness and durability. When working in and around manholes, these tools will help you get the job done without any trouble.
The Gentle Air Cable Blower (89916) is a new GMP design built to safely and efficiently install blown fiber into microducts using a battery operated drill and compressed air. This machine is designed for small 1 to 3mm diameter cables and accomodates duct sizes of to 4 to 7mm. It’s a portable and affordable solution with a powerful array of features.
If you’ve ever wanted to find, follow, or map detectable duct rod and copper-based cable without digging or trenching, GMP’s traceable rod detection technology (88273) is built to do exactly that. The toneable duct rodders that can be traced with this technology are available in 3/8″ or 1/2 ” diameter, and the rod can be up to 1200 ft. in length.
The Breeze Micro Fiber Blower (89010) is one of the most versatile machines in GMP’s line of cable blowing equipment, designed to meet the growing needs for FTTX installations. Able to install both microcable and blown fiber, it is the only machine on the market with this capability—saving you money with its capabilities.