TDC manufactures a wide range of fixed and portable payoff systems for optical fiber, twisted pair and other monofilaments. These systems are often mated with optical fiber ribbon towers and category 6 network cable production lines.

If you need it we can design and build it customized just for your process. 



  • Available in different configurations of 2, 3 or 4 spools high
  • Fast acceleration for loose tube lines
  • Stand alone controls using smart drive
  • Precision fiber wheels
  • Multiple wrap variable tension dancer
  • Traverse arm for smoother fiber unwind
  • Spindles driven by AC motors and sensorless vector drives w/integral PID controller
  • Optional door guards, HEPA air filtering, fiber break signal, light and static eliminators available


  • Speeds up to 1000 meters per minute
  • Available for 25, 50, and 100 km spools
  • Tension range of 30-150g (Other ranges avail.)
  • Operates on 220-240VAC or 380-415/440-480VAC 3 Phase 50/60 Hz
  • Requires 60 PSI (4 bar) plant air supply