To enable low splice loss and accurate loss estimation Fujikura optimized splice modes for ClearCurve to SMF and ClearCurve to ClearCurve in the FSM-60S. These splice modes perform X/Y alignment of the fiber cladding and loss estimation on alignment of the cores.
Splicing 900 µm Loose Buffer Fiber
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OSP Microtechnology Reference Guide
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DWDM Expansion over CWDM
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FTTx: Everything You Need to Know
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New Ultra-Density Fiber Cable Technology for FTTx and Access Markets Using New SpiderWeb Ribbon®
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Kevin is talking MDU fiber connectivity at FiberConnect 2018
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New Cleave Counter Feature in Fujikura 70 and 19 Series Fusion Splicers
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Splicing 900 µm Loose Buffer Fiber
Eliminate frustrations and increase productivity by understanding the unique characteristics of this fiber type and its interaction with standard splicing equipment.
Visible Splice Joint
After splicing two optical fibers together the operator should make a visual inspection of the splice to ensure that there are no bubbles or other splice defects.
Telecom Cleaning & Inspection Best Practices
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Using a 70S to Align Fibers for Reel Testing
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Connector Selection Guide
Choose the connector with features important to you. As the only company capable of providing every termination option, AFL let’s you be the termination expert.
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Rodent Deterrence in All-Dielectric Cables
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