Polishing information and what we do not recommend

Can you polish successful dry – with no lubricant?

  • Some fiber optic cable assembly houses do, but I do not recommend this.

Certain fiber optic applications require continuous flow of water: one or two drops a second. The polishing machines we sell at Fiber Optic Center have the ability to provide a constant water drip – from one drop to a continuous flow.

  • We strongly recommend you do not use running water in your polishing process.


READ THE FULL BLOG ARTICLE HERE: Polishing FAQs: What to do (and what NOT to do) in your fiber optic cable assembly polishing process


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