ASCEND™ High Density Solutions
Product brochure for the ASCEND platform, a modular, high-density, rack-mount solution designed for data centers, central offices, headends and structured cabling networks.
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Installation Videos for the ASCEND™ High-Density Platform
Watch these instructional videos and breeze through installing the ASCEND™ high density rack mount platform in your data center.
Polarity of the ASCEND™ High Density Platform
AFL Application Engineer, Corrin George, introduces instructional videos regarding polarity as it applies to the ASCEND™ high density platform.
Trunk cable instruction for AFL's ASCEND™ platform
Instruction for installation of trunk cables for the ASCEND™ modular, high-density rack-mount solution. Learn more: http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND
AFL ASCEND™ platform patch cord installation instructions
Patch cord installation on the ASCEND fiber housing, AFL's high-density rack-mount solution. Learn more: http://bit.ly/AFL-ASCEND
ASCEND™ INTERACTIVESee Model
Introducing the FOCIS Lightning multi-fiber connector inspection system
FOCIS Lightning is an ultrafast MPO and MTP® connector inspection microscope intended for hyperscale and other large data center optical network operations.
Sean talks with CI&M at BICSI about key trends for 2019
Sean outlines key opportunities and challenges with CI&M at BICSI 2019. http://bit.ly/2URNfJ7
AFL Honored in 2019 Lightwave Innovation Reviews Program for FOCIS Lightning
AFL was recognized as a honoree in the 2019 Lightwave Innovation Reviews program for its FOCIS Lightning MPO/MTP Connector Inspection System.
ASCEND™ Videos Now Translated Into French and Spanish
Learn more about our new ASCEND High Density Platform in French and Spanish.
AFL Launches FOCIS Lightning Ultrafast MPO/MTP® Connector Inspection System
AFL introduces the FOCIS Lightning Ultrafast MPO/MTP connector inspection system with twin 5M pixel CMOS sensors to image the entire MPO end face simultaneously and perform multi-fiber inspections...
ASCEND™ High Density Platform
The ASCEND platform is a modular, high-density rack-mount solution designed for data center applications. Learn more: https://www.AFLglobal.com/ASCEND
Fast MPO Connector Inspection Means Dramatic Opex Reduction in the Data Center
AFL's Maury Wood writes contributing article for the September 2018 issue of CABLING INSTALLATION & MAINTENANCE on technology advancements that make inspection more efficient.
Get Ready with ASCEND™
AFL's new ASCEND platform was designed to get your enterprise and data center applications ready for the future.
ASCEND™ High Density Platform Cassette Installation
Cassette installation for the ASCEND High Density Platform fiber housing. Learn more about ASCEND here: https://www.AFLglobal.com/ASCEND
Recommended End Cable Entry procedures for AFL Wrapping Tube Cable
This video covers the recommended End Cable Entry procedures for AFL Wrapping Tube Cable (WTC). Learn more about WTC: http://bit.ly/wtc-swr
Splicing AFL's Wrapping Tube Cable (WTC) with SpiderWeb Ribbon® (SWR)
Instructions for splicing AFL's Wrapping Tube Cable with SpiderWeb Ribbon using a Fujikura 70R Fusion Splicer. Learn more on our website: http://bit.ly/wtc-swr
Termination Instructions for FASTConnect® SC Connector on 900um - Green
Step by step termination instruction for the AFL FASTConnect SC connector (GREEN) on 900um fiber optic cable.
Wrapping Tube Cable powered by SpiderWeb Ribbon® Technology
AFL is setting the standard for high-density fiber optic cable. Introducing Wrapping Tube Cable (WTC) powered by SpiderWeb Ribbon® (SWR) Technology. Learn more on our website: http://bit.ly/wtc-swr
Splicing FUSEConnect® connectors onto 250 micron fiber
This installation video is applicable for splicing AFL’s FUSEConnect® connectors onto 250 micron fiber. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2dqpiVm
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.