Fiber stripping and nicks

Fiber Stripping: Any nicks to the fiber during stripping create an EXTREMELY weak point in the fiber.  The transition point where the protective coating ends and the stripped fiber begins is especially prone to damage, and is always the weakest part of the entire...

MT ferrule geometry measurements

In regards to MT ferrule geometry measurements, Minus Coplanarity (or Minus-Side Coplanarity) is one way to describe how “flat” or “co-planar” an array of fibers is to ensure minimum optical performance requirements of the telecom world, it is important to ensure that...

Fiber diameters

Fiber diameters play an important role in the correct amount/volume injected into the connector. For example, the 900 micron buffered fiber will displace more epoxy than a 250 micron fiber resulting in totally different volumes required to inject into the connector....