September 11, 2019
Vis Divide Receives Telcordia GR-356 Certification, Withstands Rigorous Testing

Posted by: Erin Schwasnick

Telcordia_certification.jpgVis™ Divide has earned GR-356 certification from Telcordia. Vis Divide is a segmented high-density polyethylene (HDPE) rigid conduit from Milliken Cable Management that provides dedicated pathways for the placement of more than one cable in a single conduit.

Telcordia provides vendor-neutral technical specifications for telecommunications products and sets standards for the industry. In order to achieve the Telcordia GR certification, products must undergo third-party testing to ensure they will function well in telecommunications plant environments. The GR-356 certification is the Generic Requirements for Optical Cable Innerduct, Associated Conduit, and Accessories. To receive GR-356 certification, Vis Divide was tested on key criteria, including:

  • Pulling strength
  • Elongation
  • Compression
  • Impact resistance
  • Environmental stress crack
  • Fungus resistance

In every test, Vis Divide complied with Telcordia’s requirements.

“Receiving the Telcordia GR-356 certification is a significant accomplishment that’s a testament to Milliken’s rigorous testing process,” says Drew Morris, Milliken Cable Management New Business Development Manager. “This recognition will give our customers peace of mind when specifying Vis Divide for their cable management projects.”

With a fabric divider molded directly into the conduit, Vis Divide maximizes conduit capacity by making full utilization of the available space. This product improves construction productivity, reduces costs and facilitates future proofing as underground space decreases.

About Milliken Cable Management

As part of Milliken’s Performance & Protective Textiles division, Milliken Cable Management is leading the data communication network industry with insightful problem solving and future-proofed, cost-effective solutions. Milliken is a global innovation leader that has over 2,200 U.S. patents — and more than 5,000 patents worldwide — since its founding in 1865. With cable management products like Vis™ Divide segmented rigid conduit and Vis™ pulling tape, Milliken Cable Management is providing smart, practical innovations that increase efficiency and reduce overall project costs. Focusing on viable solutions for today with an eye to the future as well, Milliken Cable Management helps customers maximize their current efforts for future growth. For more information, visit www.visisthefuture.com.

About Milliken 

Milliken has been solving everyday problems with innovative solutions for more than 150 years. An unwavering commitment to ethics guides our research, design and manufacturing expertise to redefine how we add strength and protection to products, infuse vibrancy and color into our surroundings, and care for the environment. For us, success is when discoveries made within Milliken help us all have more meaningful connections with the world. Discover Milliken at www.milliken.com.

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