New Bedford, MA, USA, January 27, 2017 Fiber Optic Center, Inc., (FOC), an international leading distributor specializing in helping their customers make the best cable assemblies in the world, announces BiOS and Photonics West 2017 Line Up.

FOC will be exhibiting at both SPIE’s BiOS, January 28th and 29th, at booth 8946 and Photonics West, January 31st – February 2nd, at booth 2701 in San Francisco, CA with a cable assembly equipment line up and both Q&A and technical solution information.  Attendees are invited to visit the FOC staff at the booths to learn more about the recent solutions they have published. Cablers: Are you looking to work with specialty cables or furcation tubes? If so, here are key points to consider.

Topics the FOC technical staff will be addressing from their booth 2701 at Photonics West include:

  • MT Ferrule Geometry Specifications: Minus-Side Coplanarity in IEC 61755-3-31:2015
  • Which passive component tester to purchase? The 7 basic questions to get correctly configured fiber optic test equipment
  • Adjusting epoxy processes: Recommendations to reduce waste (and save money) in your fiber optic cable assembly process
  • Polymer waveguides as the future for the fiber optic industry
  • Cross-sectioning as a view inside connectors and insight into why they fail
  • Bond Line Thickness & Helpful Epoxy Tips: Answers to Common Epoxy Questions
  • How to Develop a Fiber Optic Polishing Process that Produces Consistent Results
  • Sanding 3D Printed Objects: How to Get a Mirror-Polish Finish


Additional resources from the FOC team include:


About Fiber Optic Center, Inc.

Fiber Optic Center, Inc., (FOC), is an international leader in distributing fiber optic components, equipment and supplies and has been helping customers make the best cable assemblies in the world for over two decades.  Several areas of specialization and expertise, in which they are the industry leader, make them the preferred choice for many of the world’s fiber professionals.  In these key technology areas, FOC is “at least as technical as the manufacturer” about the products they sell.  Striving to “make the business part easy,” they offer outstanding and personal customer service, low or no minimum purchase order values, and from-stock delivery on industry-leading products and technology.  FOC is the industry connection to the most innovative optical products, technologies and technical experts who integrate their manufacturing knowledge and vast experience into customers’ worldwide operations. @FiberOpticCntr

For further information contact: Fiber Optic Center, Inc., 23 Centre Street, New Bedford, MA 02740-6322

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