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Cable Connector Market Share 2019 Overview by Type, Emerging Growth Factors, Sales Analysis, Future Scope, Leading Manufacturers and Forecast 2024
Global Cable Connector Market to Reflect a 5.94% CAGR During 2019-2024 where Oil & Gas Sector to Aid the Growth of the Cable Connector Industry and Asia-Pacific is Expected to Execute a Significant Growth Rate Dallas, United States - August 29, 2019...
More detail about the bend test needed
QUESTION:  In your blog, Good stripping techniques for your fiber optic cable assembly process, there is a tips for stripping tools called “First, Do No Harm” where you refer to a common 45-degree bend test method.  Can you give more detail about the...
Components of the fiber optic patch cord (cable assembly)
The majority of our customers manufacture fiber optic cable assemblies, which are widely known as patch cords. Patch cords can be simplex or duplex. A simplex cable consists of a single strand of optic fiber. A duplex cable is composed of two insulated...
To locate “transition point” and ensure it is sufficiently encapsulated within the cured epoxy
Ideally, the “transition point” will ultimately be located either just touching, or just behind (less than 1mm), the rear of the ceramic ferrule.  It is an excellent practice to periodically take samples from the production line and cross-section them to...
FOC announces Schleuniger FO-7010 Kevlar Cutting Machine joining the Cable Prep station
New Bedford, MA, USA, February 2, 2019 – Fiber Optic Center, Inc., (FOC), an international leading distributor specializing in helping their customers make the best cable assemblies in the world, announces Schleuniger FO-7010 Kevlar Cutting Machine joining the...
When even stripped fiber, free of damage, during stripping and handling is susceptible to breaking …..
Even if the stripped fiber is kept free of damage during stripping and handling prior to inserting into the ferrule, it is still very susceptible to breaking if it is not completely encapsulated in epoxy within the ferrule.   All termination operators are...
Different ways to terminate an optical fiber which is tight buffered
QUESTION: How many different ways are there to terminate an optical fiber which is tight buffered and where can I find more information on each?   ANSWER: There are many different ways to terminate an optical fiber which is tight buffered.  Several are most...
Haloblaze HDTR Digital offeres option for reducing the costs of heat shrink processing
New Bedford, MA, USA, December 12, 2018 – Fiber Optic Center, Inc., (FOC), an international leading distributor specializing in helping their customers make the best cable assemblies in the world, announces option for reducing the costs of heat shrink processing...
If a fiber is damaged during stripping, will it affect the finished product?
QUESTION: If a fiber is damaged during stripping, will it affect the finished product?   ANSWER: A fiber that has been damaged during stripping may not break under normal handing during production assembly, but the defect remains in the finished product—–a...
The “weakest link” of a connectorized cable assembly
QUESTION: What is the “weakest link” of a connectorized cable assembly?   ANSWER: In terms of long-term reliability, the “weakest link” of a connectorized cable assembly is the area within the ferrule which contains the strip “transition point” (where...

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