Fiber optic enclosure with internal cable spool

  • US 7,756,379 B2
  • Filed: 07/30/2008
  • Issued: 07/13/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/06/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A fiber optic enclosure assembly for enclosing optical fiber connections comprising:

  • a housing having an interior region;

    a bearing mount disposed in the interior region of the housing;

    a cable spool engaged with the bearing mount such that the cable spool selectively rotates within the housing about an axis, the cable spool having an axial end;

    a plurality of adapters disposed on the axial end of the cable spool so that the plurality of adapters rotates in unison with the cable spool;

    a cable management spool disposed on the axial end of the cable spool; and

    a fiber optic cable wrapped about a spooling portion of the cable spool, the fiber optic cable having an end portion including connectorized ends, the end portion being routed from the spooling portion of the cable spool, around the cable management spool, and engaged to first sides of the plurality of adapters.

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