(800) 473-4237 / 508-992-6464 sales@focenter.com

QUESTION:

What is the recommended needle size to dispense epoxy?

 

ANSWER:

With so many unique applications as well as connector sizes, the answer to this question truly does depend on your application. Needles range in gauge size and length; some have a tapered tip to allow higher-viscosity materials to flow more easily. A general guideline is to try a 1.5 inch, 20-gauge dispensing needle. As noted above, test and adjust as necessary.

 

READ THE FULL BLOG ARTICLE HERE: Bond Line Thickness & More: Answers to Common Epoxy Questions

 

 

ADDITIONAL CONTENT & RESOURCES:

 

 

 

  Answered by AskFOC Technical Team October 11, 2018

 

 

 

Have a technical question for Fiber Optic Center?

Please email your question to AskFOC@focenter.com and we will respond ASAP.

In addition to replying, we will post your question and our answer here on focenter.com.  Everyone remains anonymous when we post so feel comfortable asking.  You can also search your question and others in our content search.

AskFOC@focenter.com

 

 

Share this:
FOC Technical Experts

About FOC Technical Experts

When customers have technical questions, manufacturers often refer them to FOC as the technical expert of their equipment. FOC is resource of the know-how, the actual procedures and processes that go with each piece of equipment. It is the process that determines product meeting specifications on time. Decades of global, practical cable assembly production, fiber applications and specialty applications experience by our technical experts is out there, working daily with our customers, to improve their processes.