Large Scale Hybrid Solutions

Copper and Fiber Hybrid Trunk Cables

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Large Hybrid Trunk Cables

Proterial Cable America (PCA) is a vertically integrated supplier, manufacturing high-quality copper and fiber-optic cables in New Hampshire. We offer a range of gauges and use advanced extrusion technology and planetary cabling equipment to ensure superior cable performance and eliminate back-twist. Our on-site armoring and jacketing provide a variety of material options to meet stringent customer requirements.

Hybrid trunk cables are the backbone of the wireless network. No matter where the cable is installed, Proterial Cable America (PCA) has a solution to meet your needs.

• Base Station
• Massive MIMO LTE-Pro and 5G Network
• Metro Core Network
• Metro Cell Network
• Outdoor Small Cell Network
• Urban Micro-cell network

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Cable Armoring / Grounding

Armoring provides a physical barrier of protection and a ground path for protection against lightning strikes.
It also protects the cable from impact damage and improves crush resistance. PCA can offer a variety of solutions to meet your specific needs.
Standard Configurations Include:
• 3 mil (0.076 mm) bare copper tape (helically applied)
• 5 mil (0.127 mm) or 10 mil (0.254 mm) bare copper tape corrugated (cigarette fold applied)
• 8 mil (0.203 mm) aluminum tape corrugated (cigarette fold applied)
• 11 mil (0.279 mm) steel corrugated (when required for special applications)
• Insulated and Uninsulated large diameter copper grounding wires

Outer Jacketing

PCA specializes in providing specialty materials and extrusions that are durable and offer protection in some of the harshest of environments. For cellular applications it is especially important to select jacket materials that provide resistance against the elements and high strength to prevent damage during installation and use.
We Offer:
• Multiple grades of PVC, including direct burial
• Low smoke zero halogen (LSZH); Flame retardant polyolefins
• Thermoplastic elastomers (TPE)

• RoHS Compliant
• Oil and sunlight resistant
• FT4 Flame rating and -40°F (-40°C) to 176°F (80°C)
• Ability to jacket diameters as large as 2 inches (50.8 mm)
• Jacketing identification per customer specifications
• Tray Cable (TC-OF, TC-ER-OF) and FT4, 600V
• A wide variety of fiber components available (please refer to the fiber optic components section
for more details)