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  • How to Avoid Network Degradation

    How to Avoid Network Degradation

    Inspecting your network and cleaning fiber correctly can prevent losing critical information that passes through your network everyday.  Follow AFL's cleaning and inspection best practices here.

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  • Telecom Cleaning & Inspection Best Practices

    Telecom Cleaning & Inspection Best Practices

    A one micron diameter speck of dust obscures 1% of a 10 micron fiber endface, resulting in about 0.06 dB of additional optical return loss.

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  • Data Center Cleaning & Inspection Best Practices

    Data Center Cleaning & Inspection Best Practices

    A one micron diameter speck of dust obscures 1% of a 10 micron fiber endface, resulting in about 0.06 dB of additional optical return loss.

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  • Fiber Connector Inspection -- Why It Matters and How It Works

    Fiber Connector Inspection -- Why It Matters and How It Works

    AFL's Lee Kellett's contributing article for OSP magazine on why fiber connector inspection matters and how it works.

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  • 5 Best Practices for Certifying Next Generation Networks: Cleaning and Inspection

    Proper cleaning minimizes damage to connectors and equipment, helps provide accurate loss measurements and ensures the network will operate properly.

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  • 5 Best Practices for Certifying Next Generation Networks

    First in blog series about the major factors and best practices that will ensure a high performance fiber optic network is ready for today’s requirements as well as future proof tomorrow’s challenges.

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  • The Achilles Heel of Fiber Optic Networks

    The Achilles Heel of Fiber Optic Networks

    Dust and dirt contamination continues to plague fiber optic technicians. Fortunately, good tools exist to clean and inspect fiber optic connectors.

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  • One-Click Cleaner - How to clean fiber optic connectors.1:44

    One-Click Cleaner - How to clean fiber optic connectors.

    The One-Click Cleaner is an easy-to-use option for cleaning connectors on jumpers and in adapters. Simply insert the One-Click Cleaner into an adapter and push until an audible "click" is heard.

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  • One Click Cleaner Mini-1001:05

    One Click Cleaner Mini-100

    New! Compact One-Click Cleaner Mini-100 Save time and money with the One-Click Mini-100. Offering the same performance and technology as the original, the One-Click Cleaner is now available in an eve

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