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Fiber Optic Cable Splicing Explained
We tend to receive the same basic questions on the topic of splicing on types, benefits and applications. To begin, the standard definition of splicing in optical fiber is the joining two fiber optic cables together. The other, more common, method of joining fibers...
Announcing Discontinuation of Ericsson Fusion Splicer Support; Introducing New FITEL S185 Series From Furukawa Electric Co.
Since 2002 and well past the discontinuation of Ericsson’s Fusion Splicer Line in 2006, 3SAE Technologies has provided support for Ericsson splicers as the only authorized North American Ericsson Service Center. After 17 years of reliable service, the Ericsson...
The goal of fusion splicing
The goal of fusion splicing is to join two optical fibers end-to-end so that light passing through the fibers is not scattered or reflected by the splice.  The splice should be as strong as the intact fiber.   Additional resources from the FOC team include:...
Join 3SAE Technologies Photonics West Booth #4985 to see the new FITEL® S185 Fusion Splicer Series on display
Furukawa Electric FITEL® S185 Fusion Splicers Target Specialty Optical Fiber Splicing February 1, 2019 2019 SPIE Photonics West, Booth 1559, San Francisco, California, February 5, 2019 — Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. is pleased to introduce the FITEL S185 series of...
3SAE Technologies at Photonics West 2019, Booth #4985
February 5-7, 2019 We invite you to visit 3SAE Technologies as we demonstrate our glass processing and fusion splicing technologies featuring plasma, CO2, adhesive bonding and next generation alignment solutions. 3SAE’s task-specific and universal glass processing...
What should attenuation values at the splice points be in fiber-optic cables?
QUESTION: What should attenuation values at the splice points be in fiber-optic cables? ANSWER: A good splice should have an attenuation of less than 0.3 dB over the entire distance.  Many factors need to be observed and considered.  The FOC Technical...
AFL Launches New Fixed V-groove Fusion Splicer
Spartanburg, SC – April 25, 2017 – AFL is launching a new version of the Fujikura 12S, the world’s smallest, lightest and most portable fusion splicer. The new Fujikura 12S-C fixed V-groove fusion splicer retains the same high quality and workmanship of the...
Press Release: Fiber Optic Center announces a new variety of sizes in Fiber Splice Trays
New Bedford, MA, USA, January 29, 2016 – Fiber Optic Center, Inc., (FOC), an international leader in distributing fiber optic components, equipment and supplies and recognized as one of the most technically savvy fiber optics companies in the world, announces the...
Press Release: Fiber Optic Center announces Splicer V-Groove Cleaning Kit solution
New Bedford, MA, USA, January 27, 2016 – Fiber Optic Center, Inc., (FOC), an international leader in distributing fiber optic components, equipment and supplies and recognized as one of the most technically savvy fiber optics companies in the world, announces the...

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