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Apex Offset for APC connectors is really the combination of two factors:   Polishing angle, and key error.    When troubleshooting an APC process which is resulting in poor Apex Offset values, we must identify which component—Angle, Key Error, or both—is the main contributor.   “Usually”, Angle is the culprit (particularly when dealing with Conical APC ferrules, for reasons we will discuss later).  However, to be sure, we can take note of the Apex BEARING.

 

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