Fiber optic patch panel is also called fiber distribution panel. Its main function is to terminate the fiber optic cable and provide connection access to the cableâ€™s individual fibers. Fiber patch panels are termination units, which are designed to provide a secure, organized chamber for housing connectors and splice units. Fiber patch panels are available in rack mounted or wall mounted. Both types can house, organize, manage and protect fiber optic cable, splices and connectors. Rack mount panels is usually 19″ or 23″ universal width. The height of patch panel can be 1U, 2U, 3U, 4U, 6U, etc. The opening of the optical fiber patch panels can be slidable or fixed or revolving. Wall mount patch panel is more customized, it can be any structure and dimension. And the patch panels can be used for indoor or outdoor application.