Scratches and final film

When scratches appear after using the final film, this typically relates back to earlier operational steps. It’s important to isolate and correct problematic issues throughout the assembly process. At Fiber Optic Center, we developed the ÅngströmLap Final Polish...

How lapping film is typically used

Here is how the lapping film is typically used:  After the epoxy is cured and the fiber is scribed it must be denubbed.  This step usually requires a rough grit silicon carbide film, something between a 16 um and 5 um, depending on the bead size.  This...

Abrasive lapping films

Abrasive lapping films are coated with precision graded abrasives on a polyester film. The raw materials used to make up the abrasives and the adhesives used to secure them onto the backing need to be controlled.  The coating process should be carried out in a clean...