Ideally, the “transition point” will ultimately be located either just touching, or just behind (less than 1mm), the rear of the ceramic ferrule.  It is an excellent practice to periodically take samples from the production line and cross-section them to look inside a finished connector to validate the stripping template lengths and the connectorization process——to see where the “transition point” is located, and if it is sufficiently encapsulated within the cured epoxy.


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