Duncan,  SC 
United States
  • Booth: 8320

Visit AFL to see the latest in rail technology!

AFL, the industry-leading source for complete electrification system solutions, will showcase its Dossert line of OCS electrification and fiber optic products supporting global High Speed Rail, Light Rail, Trolley, Electric Trolley Bus and 3rd Rail Systems. Visit our booth to see the latest in rail technology!

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  • Spartanburg, SC – October 3, 2017 – AFL, an industry-leading manufacturer of conductor accessories and fiber optic cable, is exhibiting at APTA Expo in Atlanta, GA October 9-11. Stop by booth #8320 to see AFL’s newest product solutions including Rail Transit OCS Assemblies, Rail Transit OCS Components, harsh environment fiber optic cable, the Fujikura 70S fusion splicer and the M310 OTDR.

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    With decades of fiber optic expertise and its century-old Dossert® brand of power distribution products and services, AFL supplies overhead catenary systems and components to major high voltage, heavy-duty, high speed commuter rail companies. Components include insulators, various clamps such as feeder, parallel and pipe, pulleys, splice and compression dies and more. Assemblies include cross-spans and head-spans, cantilevers, in-span jumper and feeder, and more.

    AFL also offers a full line of cabling systems that meet specific application needs and optimize the network infrastructure including aerial, self-supporting installations along the railway catenary or other structures present on the wayside or within tunnels; loose tube cables for installation in underground ducts, trough or direct burial along the wayside; aluminum interlock armored cables, which permit direct installation within tunnels and stations eliminating the need for conduit and enabling fast installation in crowded locations. Cables include LSZH Loose Tube, Flex-Span™ ADSS, MicroCore®, Copper/Fiber Composite and more.


    AFL will be demonstrating the Fujikura 70S, a fully ruggedized, core alignment fusion splicer that provides consistent, low loss, splice performance, and the M310 OTDR featuring AFL's TruEvent™ Technology, advanced event analysis software that accurately detects, locates and measures network events such as splices, connectors, breaks and macro-bends.


    AFL’s products support global high speed rail, light rail, trolley, electric trolley bus and 3rd rail systems. To learn more about AFL, its products and services, stop by booth #8320 at APTA or visit


    About AFL
    Founded in 1984, AFL is an international manufacturer providing end-to-end solutions to the energy, service provider, enterprise and industrial markets as well as several emerging markets. The company’s products are in use in over 130 countries and include fiber optic cable and hardware, transmission and substation accessories, outside plant equipment, connectivity, test and inspection equipment, fusion splicers and training. AFL also offers a wide variety of services supporting data center, enterprise, wireless and outside plant applications.


    Headquartered in Spartanburg, SC, AFL has operations in the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan. For more information, visit


    Eric Parsons
    Product Manager, Rail Systems


    Corie Culp
    Public Relations Manager

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