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1. (WO2017064589) CABLE SEALING DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/064589    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2016/055934
Publication Date: Fri Apr 21 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Wed Oct 05 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: G02B 6/42
G02B 6/44
G02B 6/38
Applicants: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
Inventors: MENGUY, Michel
CAVALLARO, Thomas
Title: CABLE SEALING DEVICE
Abstract:
A cable sealing device is described herein for use in a sealed optical fiber connector that includes a spreading member disposed around and axially movable with respect to a cable and elastic sleeve concentrically disposed around the cable and over the spreading member. The elastic sleeve includes a first cable sealing portion disposed in fixed sealing contact with the cable, a central sealing portion that is axially offset from the first cable sealing portion and concentrically arranged around the spreading member, and a first flexible membrane portion disposed between the first cable sealing portion and the central sealing portion.