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Last Updated: August 21, 2019

QUESTION:  

What are common connector issues that we should be on alert for?

 

ANSWER:

5 common connector issues include:

  • Connectors with high Return Loss
  • Connectors with no light transmission
  • Connectors with intermittent and non-repeatable readings
  • Connectors that do not meet manufacturer minimum optical specifications
  • Connectors with latent defects

 

 

READ THE FULL BLOG ARTICLE HERE:

Why do fiber optic connectors fail? Cross-sectioning offers a view inside connectors – and insight into why they fail

and

Cross-Sectioning Fiber Optic Connectors: An Effective Diagnostic Method to Identify Defects and Resolve Process Issues

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL CONTENT & RESOURCES:

Category Resource:FOC Interconnect Page 

 

 

  Answered by AskFOC Technical Team January 14, 2019

 

 

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