Fiber optic enclosure with internal cable spool

  • US 7,894,701 B2
  • Filed: 06/03/2010
  • Issued: 02/22/2011
  • 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, the fiber optic enclosure assembly comprising:

  • a housing having an interior;

    a fiber optic cable including a plurality of optical fibers, the fiber optic cable including a first portion in which the optical fibers are collectively contained within a jacket and a second portion in which the optical fibers are broken out into individual optical fibers having connectorized ends, the first portion of the fiber optic cable being capable of being paid out from the interior of the housing;

    a cable storage spool about which the first portion of the fiber optic cable is wrapped, the cable storage spool being positioned within the interior of the housing, wherein the cable storage spool rotates about an axis to allow the first portion of the fiber optic cable to be paid out from the interior of the housing;

    a cable management spool about which the second portion of the first optic cable is wrapped; and

    a plurality of fiber optic adapters that receive the connectorized ends of the individual optical fibers, wherein the cable management spool and the plurality of fiber optic adapters are carried with the cable storage spool as the cable storage spool is rotated about the axis to allow the first portion of the fiber optic cable to be paid out from the interior of the housing.

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