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QUESTION:

What are the main applications and industries for optical fiber other than communication networks?

 

ANSWER:

Optical fiber is used for many applications in almost every industry. Most common application is within cabled structures that are used for transmission of light or data.   Many of us know that fibers are used for the internet communication network but optical fibers are also used in industrial welding application to cut steel for building cars, medical applications where fibers are used for light transmission in endoscopes and removal of artery plaque, kidney stone, etc.

 

READ THE FULL BLOG ARTICLE HERE: Optical Fiber

 

  Answered by AskFOC Technical Team December 11, 2018

 

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