Manual Chapter : Guidelines for NEBS platforms

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  • 1.7.0, 1.5.2, 1.5.1, 1.5.0, 1.4.0, 1.3.2, 1.3.1, 1.3.0, 1.2.0, 1.1.1, 1.1.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.0
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Guidelines for NEBS platforms

This information applies to the Network Equipment-Building System (NEBS) version of the this platform:
  • This equipment meets NEBS requirements per GR-63-CORE.
  • This equipment is suitable for installation in these locations:
    • Network Telecommunication Facilities
    • Locations where the National Electrical Code (NEC) applies
The intra-building interfaces of this platform, including Ethernet, are suitable for connection to intra-building or unexposed wiring or cabling only with shielded and grounded cables at both ends. The intra-building ports of the equipment must not be connected metallically to interfaces that connect to the outside plant (OSP) or its wiring.
You should coat bare conductors with an appropriate antioxidant compound before you make crimp connections. You should bring all unplated connectors, braided strap, and bus bars to a bright finish and then coat them with an antioxidant before you connect them.