Magnetek recently completed a engineered festoon system featuring fiber optic cable for use on an automated monorail application.
The flat cable features fiber optics that use light to convey a signal throughout the system. These glass fiber optics are used instead of a typical copper wire/electrical signal because of the extreme length of the application – approximately 250 feet. Signals sent over copper degrade over a long distance, so for applications over 200 feet, fiber optic cable is recommended.
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