Fiber

Splice-On Connectors Termination Kit

The momentum is building for the newest fiber termination option… Splice-On Connectors. When you consider the performance increase and the time saved over other options, it’s easy to see why. If you’d like to do your own evaluation, we have a termination kit for rent that’ll provide you with hands on knowledge. Click here for…

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CommScope Qwik Fuse Installer Tool Kit

The word fusion tends to scare people. For those not familiar with optical fusion machines, it sounds like something nuclear and dangerous; those familiar tend to think big money. In terms of fiber optic cable, a fusion machine perfectly aligns two opposing pieces of fiber of equal size and then heats the ends up to…

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Termination of Fibers

Connecting a really fast cable to the equipment that lights it up is important; especially when making a connection to high performance glass. Fortunately, it’s easier to terminate fiber than ever before with these three basic options in the field—each of which comes with its own advantages and disadvantages based on performance and budget: Glue…

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5 Best Practices When Cleaning Fiber Optics

For anyone that wears glasses you know how that finger smudge on your lens can drive you nuts because it clouds your vision, right? Well that smudge on the end-face of a fiber connector does the same thing. Only it’s worse because the light is so focused that any impairment will have dramatic effect… read…

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Is It Time to Switch to an Air-Blown Fiber Solution?

Plant managers and facility managers know that when a production line is disrupted the costs add up very quickly.   That’s why they do everything in their power to remove possible breaks in the supply chain and make sure production (revenue) doesn’t stop. For most installations, traditionally constructed fiber handles the job just fine (fiber…

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