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Controlling Apex and Angle on conical ferrules is much more difficult than with step ferrules
Controlling Apex and Angle on conical ferrules is much more difficult than with step ferrules, namely because we need to control the “depth of cut” – the amount of ferrule material we remove during the polishing process. This means we must ensure the polishing...
Polishing FAQs and what we do not recommend
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...
The importance of etching in Chemical Mechanical Planarization of MT ferrules
QUESTION:    Why is etching important in Chemical Mechanical Planarization of MT ferrules?   ANSWER:  The MT plastic material requires fibers to protrude between 1 to 3.5 microns in height. The only way to achieve this is to etch away the...
Domaille 5300 Polishing Machine Video Released
New Bedford, MA, USA, August 10, 2019– Fiber Optic Center, Inc., (FOC), an international leading distributor specializing in helping their customers make the best cable assemblies in the world, announces a new Domaille Programmable Polishing Machine w/Automated...
If you use too much water and flood the platen
If you use too much water and flood the platen If too much water is applied, you’ll risk overflow and flooding the platen. Liquid can seep underneath the rubber (or glass) pad and start slipping, and that’s a risk you want to avoid at all costs. Thankfully,...
Proper maintenance of polishing fixtures is absolutely essential
Polishing fixtures for optical fiber polishing machines are built with high-precision machining equipment. Fixtures made of steel and aluminum can flex and warp over time, which will negatively impact your polishing process and product quality. On the other hand,...
Domaille 5300 Programmable Polishing Machine Demo Video
Domaille Engineering High Volume PC-Based Programmable Polishing Machine w/Automated Process Control, 8″ Platen and Standard Accessories Including Drip Tray (PM12065F) and Locking Collar (PM22097). High Volume Splash Guard must be purchased separately (PM12068F).

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FOCTV was developed to provide solutions for customers’ challenges and information on the highest quality fiber-optic equipment, supplies and entire fiber-optic cable assembly process.

Domaille 500 Compact Polishing Machine Demo Video
Watch a demonstration of the Domaille 500 Compact Polishing Machine.

FOCTV

About FOCTV

Not all video is created equal.

FOCTV provides the most innovative, high quality solutions with the best technical information within the photonics and nanotechnology world.

FOCTV was developed to provide solutions for customers’ challenges and information on the highest quality fiber-optic equipment, supplies and entire fiber-optic cable assembly process.

Why isn’t there one standard polishing process?
QUESTION: Why isn’t there one standard polishing process?   ANSWER: Here’s a key reason why we don’t have one standard polishing process: Singlefiber and multifiber ferrules are composed of different materials and have different shapes, diameters, hardness,...
Amount of water that should be used when polishing
QUESTION: How much water should we use when polishing?   ANSWER:  When fiber optic cable assembly houses set up a new polishing machine and establish their polishing process, they often find that film slipping or coming off the pad is an issue. To provide...

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Domaille 5300 Programmable Polishing Machine Demo Video

Domaille Engineering High Volume PC-Based Programmable Polishing Machine w/Automated Process Control, 8″ Platen and Standard Accessories Including Drip Tray (PM12065F) and Locking Collar (PM22097). High Volume Splash Guard must be purchased separately (PM12068F).

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