Feeder Clamp Choosing Guide: How to Buy Feeder Clamp for Base Station
Author:sanyuan Time:2017-07-11 09:46:38
Congratulations! Consider the fact that you find our site and have enough interest to read this article, we are assuming that you understand what feeder clamp is. This brief guide will try to answer some frequent asked questions about choosing feeder clamp so that you will have no trouble choosing and buying feeder clamp that you really need.
What Kind of Feeder Clamp Should I Choose For BTS?
Basically there are five common feeder clamps. They are Though Type Feeder Clamp, Anchor Ear Type Feeder Clamp, Hook Type (Self-knocking) Feeder Clamp, Leaky (radiating) Cable Clamp, and Optical Fiber (Combined/hybrid) Feeder Clamp
Apart from though type feeder clamp, Each of these feeder clamp is designed for a special purpose, you may choose according to your need:
Though type feeder clamp is the most common feeder clamp, for it is suitable for all kinds of cable sizes and attached to common holder such as cabling rack or flat steel. It is universal in most cases. If you have no idea, you can all choose this one.
Anchor ear type feeder clamp is used to fix single antenna feeder at the tower. For feeder cable's fixation at vertical direction, you can choose anchor ear type.
Hook type feeder clamp is sometimes used to hang main feeder near the feeder entry window. If you need to hang feeder cable under the cabling ladder, choose hook type.
Leaky or radiating cable is a special cable that serves as an antenna in indoor distribution system. Leaky cable clamp is for indoor/underground use only. The most common leaky cable clamp is leaky feeder clamp 1 5 8.
Optical fiber, or combined/hybrid feeder clamp is designed for RRU and BBU only. It carries rf feeder cable and power cable simultaneously.
What Size of Feeder Clamp Should I Choose?
The size of feeder clamp totally depends on the feeder cable you are going to install the feeder clamp on. Common feeder clamp sizes including 1/4", 3/8", 1/2", 7/8", 5/4", and 13/8".
For jumper cable, choose 1 2 feeder clamp; For main feeder cable, choose 7 8 feeder clamp; For leaky feeder cable, choose 13 8 feeder clamp.
What Kind of Material for Feeder Clamp Should I Choose?
Feeder clamp contain two parts: the metal part and the non-metal saddle. For metal part there are Q235 carbon steel, 201/202/304 stainless steel; for non-metal saddle there are ABS, HDPE, EPDM, PP, and TPV.
To choose metal part, you need to know that these materials are only different in rustproof level. 304>202>201>Q235
Choose non-metal saddle is a bit more complicated. The overall performance from highest to lowest is TPV>EPDM>>ABS≈HDPE>PP. However, if you have special demand for specific performance, things can change. For instance, you should choose HDPE for maximum waterproof performance.
Generally the higher the protection/performance level, the higher the price. Consult experts and choose fittest material based on your construction site environment.
How Many Feeder Clamps Do I Need For a Single Base Station?
The number of feeder clamp needed depends on the type of bts tower: the Single-pillar tower or the triangle tower. If we measure the number by universal feeder clamp, the single-pillar tower will require about one hundred feeder clamps; the triangle tower will require about one hundred and fifty feeder clamps (spare part not included).
Where Can I Buy Economic Feeder Clamps?
There are many feeder clamp manufacturers around the world, like CommScope/Andrew, amphenol, fimo, etc. However, if you insist on product quality and competitive price at the same time, your best shot is in China, a magical land where every possible need for products can be satisfied. Sanyuan is such a company in China that can produce high-quality feeder clamps with wholesale price.
Why Choose Feeder Clamp from China Manufacturer - Sanyuan
- Flexible product. With its own factory, Sanyuan can make any feeder clamp on your demand. Size, material, and type of feeder clamp are all customizable. The Group also provides free design and mold opening service.
- Good quality. Sanyuan feeder clamp products are made of top-class materials, such as 304 stainless steel and fireproof EPDM rubber, to ensure quality. From raw material to final product, Sanyuan has a good quality control of the whole process; make sure that all of its feeder clamp can pass harsh MIL-STD tests.
- Competitive price. Sanyuan has manufacturing feeder clamp for more than ten years. The Group has a good cost control experience. All feeder clamp of Sanyuan can enjoy a retail/wholesale price.
- Excellent service. Sanyuan has a professional technical support team to answer all questions concerning our products. Our services are always consistent, whether before buying or after buying.
Sanyuan Group: A Professional BTS Accessories Manufacturer
Sanyuan Group has fourteen years of experience since its foundation in 2003. With independent R&D team and modern factory, Sanyuan has developed five mainstream feeder clamps, gaining popularity worldwide.
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