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QUESTION:

What kind of cleaning and maintenance is required for fiber optic polishing equipment?

 

ANSWER:

The Preventive Maintenance program for polishing fixtures should include periodic ultrasonic cleaning.  This is true for any fiber optic polishing fixtures, regardless of connector or ferrule type:  connector fixtures with latching mechanisms (LC, SC), ferrule-only fixtures with screw caps or cam-locks, MT ferrule fixtures, etc.

READ THE FULL BLOG ARTICLE HERE: Fiber Optic Polishing Fixture Maintenance: Fiber Optic Polishing Fixture Contamination and Ultrasonic Cleaning

 

 

  Answered by AskFOC Technical Team May 4, 2018

 

 

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