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What is the ideal fiber height for a fiber optic connector?



This is a common (and perplexing) question for many and driven by our industry’s various specifications for fiber height.

The specification dictated by IEC’s international standards is wide open and incredibly lax. This spec calls for -125/+100 nanometers – that’s a 225-nanometer spread! Think of it this way: It’s like driving your car down an interstate highway that is 10 lanes wide. That’s a lot more space than you need. Most cable assembly devices under test will easily pass this wide-open specification.  For a lot more detail on this, 

READ THE FULL BLOG ARTICLE HERE: What is the Ideal Fiber Height for a Fiber Optic Connector?  


  Answered by AskFOC Technical Team July 16, 2018


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