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1. (WO2018044753) FLEX PORT ENABLED TELECOMMUNICATIONS CLOSURE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/044753    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/048805
Publication Date: Fri Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Aug 29 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G02B 6/44
H02G 3/08
H02G 15/013
Applicants: CORNING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Inventors: BURKETT, Alan Duncan
COTE, Monique Lise
WARUIRU, David Kimondo
Title: FLEX PORT ENABLED TELECOMMUNICATIONS CLOSURE
Abstract:
A telecommunications closure includes a base, a cover coupled to the base, and a first interior volume defined between the cover and the base. The cover includes a compartment having an opening and defining a second interior volume. The telecommunications closure also includes a flexible telecommunications line having a first end located within the first interior volume and a second end located outside of the first interior volume. The second end of the telecommunications line has a connector for coupling to other telecommunications lines. A portion of the flexible telecommunications line passes through the opening of the compartment. The telecommunications closure also includes at least one sealing member positioned in the second interior volume of the compartment to seal the flexible telecommunications line in the opening.