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Training: How to Prepare a Jacketed Cable for Termination
Learn how to prepare a jacketed cable for termination by the technical experts at Fiber Optic Center. This brief video demonstrates eight steps to fiber termination including the following: loading the boot and crimp sleeve making two marks on the cable and more
Schleuniger UniStrip 2300 Stripping Machine
The UniStrip 2300 programmable stripping machine strips wires ranging in size from 0.03 – 8 mm² (32 – 8 AWG) and jacketed cables up to 5.5 mm (0.22") in diameter. This innovative machine does not require any mechanical adjustments to process different wire sizes....
Schleuniger FO 7010 Kevlar Cutting Machine
The FO 7010 Kevlar Cutting Machine cuts and removes Kevlar fibers from fiber optic cables. Kevlar, used as a strength member, is very difficult to cut with common tools such as scissors. Schleuniger’s patented system easily separates and draws the Kevlar into the...
Schleuniger UniStrip 2545 Pneumatic Wire and Cable Stripping Machine
The UniStrip 2545 is a pneumatic wire and cable stripping machine specifically designed for jacket stripping of Glass Optical Fiber (GOF) cables and discrete wires up to 3.2 mm (0.12'') O.D. At a wire size range of 0.03 - 2.08 mm² (AWG 14 - 32), the compact machine...
Schleuniger FiberStrip 7030 Stripping Machine
The FiberStrip 7030 portable fiber optic buffer and coating stripper is designed for use during installation of fiber optic cable systems. An ideal companion to cleaving and fusion-splicing devices, it is equally well suited for the stripping of fibers in the field or...
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 bend...
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 look...
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 Cable...

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