Fiber optic plug

  • US 20030063867A1
  • Filed: 09/28/2001
  • Published: 04/03/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/28/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A fiber optic plug comprising:

  • a fiber optic connector comprising a connector housing and a plug ferrule at least partially disposed within the connector housing and capable of being mounted upon an end portion of at least one optical fiber; and

    a plug body extending lengthwise between a first end and a second end, the first end opposed from the second end, and having a shroud proximate the first end thereof, the shroud defining a pair of openings on opposite sides thereof, the openings extending lengthwise from at least a medial portion of the shroud to the first end of the plug body, wherein the fiber optic connector is disposed within the plug body such that the plug ferrule is accessible within the shroud via the first end of the plug body.

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