... a classroom event at our Nuremberg plant. After a long pandemic break, a factory training course finally took place again last week, from 2 to 5 May. We welcomed participants and trainers from the Sonepar technical offensive on communication technology. The guests were employees of our partner Sonepar Deutschland GmbH from all regions of Germany. On site, they took part in intensive training measures, in ... Read more

Draka BendBrightXS: Bending without breaking

Prysmian Group's Multimedia Solutions (MMS) BU is taking its leadership in the bend-insensitive fibre optic data cable market to a new level. BendBrightXS fibres feature extremely low micro-bend sensitivity and minimal macro-bend and kink losses at very small radii. MMS integrates BendBrightXS in its fibre optic cable ranges, which are used in a wide range of applications, for example ... Read more

@CABSAT 2022

Finally, it's time for a trade fair again! From 17 to 19 May, the Multimedia Solutions (MMS) BU of the Prysmian Group will present its Draka cable portfolio at CABSAT 2022.

From the roll: The flame-retardant, lightweight Draka UCHome fibre idrop 250 drag & blow

With the Draka UCHome fibre idrop 250 drag & blow BBXS LSZH-FR B2ca, the Multimedia Solutions BU (MMS) of the Prysmian Group is launching a new central core cable. MMS has wound the new addition onto reels. Network technicians can install the extremely flexible fibre optic cable with aramid roving and FireRes® jacket using blow-in technology or lay it as usual. The highly ... Read more

Draka Mobile Fiber Cables: Extremely flexible and yet very robust

Specially manufactured for outdoor applications

With the Draka Mobile Fibre Cables (MFC), the Multimedia Solutions (MMS) BU of the Prysmian Group offers extremely resistant, flame-retardant and flexible fibre optic cables for broadcasters and outside broadcasts (OB vans). Thanks to the patented BendBright-XS technology, the SMPTE 2110 Draka cables have an extremely high resistance to bending. Specially manufactured for outdoor applications, the MFC series is suitable for use in the broadcast sector as well as ... Read more

More safety through prevention: fire protection in railway tunnels

Fire-resistant cables and lines make an important contribution to fire safety in railway tunnels. Since the consequences of tunnel fires can be devastating, preventive fire protection measures play an essential role in tunnel construction. This is the subject of our article "Cables as preventive fire protection", published in "EI - DER EISENBAHNINGENIEUR" Fire-resistant cables and conduits Statistically, railways are among the safest ... Read more

Copper cable, buried cable or twisted pair cable? Keeping an overview in the cable jungle

Whether it is patch cable, buried cable or twisted pair cable - in all these cases it can be copper data cable, but not everyone necessarily is.

Depending on the area of application and industry, different terms have become established in linguistic jargon for the same type of cable. What the electrician may more often call installation cable, some manufacturers call copper data cable. We would like to untangle the cable jumble and shed some light on the subject. What is behind the individual terms? How are they categorised? At the core is ... Read more

DRAKA product catalogue: New edition now available

Data cable catalogue

The Draka dealer catalogue for copper, fibre optic and coaxial data cables has been updated. The new edition of the product catalogue is available for download HERE. A print version is available on request. Let's connect 2.0 - With the new edition of the Draka dealer catalogue, the MMS addresses not only wholesalers, resellers or original equipment manufacturers, but all those who require large-scale network solutions, for example when cabling the ... Read more

The new Draka R01 and R02 fire protection cables

The Multimedia Solutions (MMS) BU of the Prysmian Group is expanding its UCFIBRE product family with two more fire-resistant fibre optic data cables Draka R01 and R02. They are suitable for universal use, both indoors for building cabling and for demanding outdoor applications. The two central tube cables each consist of 2 up to 24 glass fibres and a FireRes® jacket. Both ... Read more

Single Pair Ethernet - Technology for the Future

The Industrial Internet of Things is increasingly determining the processes of numerous industries. Single Pair Ethernet forms the future-oriented data infrastructure for this. More than 32 leading technology companies have joined forces in the SPE System Alliance to establish SPE on the market. Together we drive the technology forward and benefit from the strengths of our partners. Learn more about SPE and ... Readmore