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Often overlooked is the importance of controlling the amount of epoxy which remains BEHIND the ferrule (inside the ferrule-holder).  This is the area which holds the weakest part of the entire fiber length: the transition area where the protective coating has been stripped from the bare fiber.  It is critical that this entire transition area is completely encapsulated in epoxy. The epoxy provides strength to this area which is very weak and susceptible to fiber breakage.

READ THE BLOG:  The processes involved in Termination play a CRITICAL role in determining the long-term reliability of the product


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