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TeraSpan’s Vertical Deflecting Conduit (VDC) is a two-part conduit system that “zips” together to encase cable, blow tube, or pull string.


Vertical Deflecting Conduit (VDC) houses and protects cable or blow tube in installations of the VIF system. Used in both soft and hard infrastructures.

Features / Benefits

ID – 10101

  • Protects one cable or blow tube (up to 6mm outside diameter)
  • Thin profile with beveled edges to deflect shovels, picks, and other tools
  • A modular system that allows for network branching
  • Zippered installation of fiber cable allows for runs that are limited only by cable reel length (vs. pull/blow length)
  • Interchangeable sections lock together
  • VDC Zipper tool ensures the cable is not damaged during installation
  • Design allows for unlimited re-entry
  • Bright orange color for maximum visibility
  • Warning — Fiber Optics Cable Inside” marking along all sections
  • Approx. 0.224kg (0.49lbs)/trench meter; 11.18kg (24.64lbs) per 100m roll
  • Profile (assembled): 26.3mm x 10.3mm (1.04″ x 0.41″)
  • Minimum 100m rolls
  • Rigid PVC
  • Micro-channel dimension: Approx 6.8mm x 7mm (0.27″ x 0.28″)

Tool Required for Assembly

  • VDC1 Zipper Tool