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Last Updated: September 27, 2022

Fiber Optic Center NewsNew Bedford, MA, USA – September 26, 2022 – Fiber Optic Center, Inc., (FOC), an international leading distributor specializing in helping their customers make the best cable assemblies in the world, announces Technical Discussions and Product Demonstrations with Wayne Kachmar of Technical Horsepower Consulting, LLC. at 2022 IWCS Cable and Connectivity Industry Forum October 10-13th in Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

Schedule here to speak with a Fiber Optic Center Technical Expert or Wayne Kachmar. For additional scheduling options, email Kathleen Skelton at kskelton@focenter.com.

The IWCS Cable and Connectivity Industry Forum is a superior international event for cable and connectivity technologies. This year the event provides opportunity for learning new technologies, networking with industry colleagues, and joining discussions on topical issues. Fiber Optic Center and Technical Horsepower Consulting, LLC.’s technical experts and product specialists will be available at the exhibition to discuss their exclusive best practices and solutions.
 

Fiber Optic Center and Technical Horsepower Consulting, LLC., Stand 425, will host Technical Discussions with their leading experts over the final two days of the event, October 11-12, 2022

Tuesday, October 11: 1500:
DISCUSSION: Definition of Loose Tight Buffer

Presented by: Wayne Kachmar, Technical Horsepower Consulting, LLC.
This discussion addresses the definition a loose tight buffer and how to measure it.

 

Tuesday, October 11: 1530:
DISCUSSION: Supply Chain Problems and Solutions

Presented by: Fiber Optic Center Technical Team
Discussion from a distributor: Creative sourcing solutions, competitive prices and options to support production plans.

 

Tuesday, October 11: 1700:
DISCUSSION: Fiber optic cable specifications: With so many specs, which ones should you qualify to?

Presented by: Wayne Kachmar, Technical Horsepower Consulting, LLC.
Discussion on the differing specifications, catalyst for additional specifications evolving, and the unique needs and requirements by application.

 

Wednesday, October 12: 1130:
DISCUSSION: Looking at our Industry from a Systems Perspective: The Future of Cable is Inextricably Tied to Connectivity

Presented by: Fiber Optic Center Technical Team
Discussion on the importance to pursue technological coordination between the cable designers and connectivity designers and why connectivity is critically important

 

Wednesday, October 12: 1330:
DISCUSSION: Realistic Integration of Next-generation Fiber Optic Technologies

Presented by: Wayne Kachmar, Technical Horsepower Consulting, LLC.
Discussion on fiber optic communications networks, industry-standard methods, cable types, architecture.

 

DEMONSTRATIONS:
Technical Process & Product Demonstrations:

  • Fiber & Cable
  • Interconnect
  • Cable Prep
  • Hand Tool Best Practices
  • Epoxy
  • Crimp
  • Cleave
  • Film
  • Polish
  • Test

 
About Technical Horsepower Consulting, LLC.
Technical Horsepower Consulting, LLC. (THC) is an international high technology consulting company, incorporated by Wayne Kachmar, built on his 40+ years of optical cable industry experience. Mr. Kachmar has participated in many innovations and unique projects to provide optical cable in diverse environments such as the underwater ROV that penetrated the Titanic, as well as cable that is in service sensing sub-atomic particles in the Antarctic ice. Wayne developed a number of unique concepts and products using optical fibers as both information carriers and sensors where the cable became the sensor. These have included fiber laser ring gyroscope components and distributed acoustic sensors for terrestrial and underwater applications with over 50 granted patents in fiber optic cables, connectors and tools and over 60 patents published.

For media contact:
Kathleen Skelton, Director of Strategic Marketing, C: 617-803-3014 . E: kskelton@focenter.com

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