Again, each component requires as specific crimp tool, die, and sleeve. Do not mix-and-match components! In some production lines, we’ll see 10 or 15 die sets with various tools – the operator must know which tool to use for each connector. Here’s a tip: Make your tools distinguishable for each different cable assembly product by identifying tools with a number or color code. This will help to ensure your operators use the right tool every time.

READ THE FULL BLOG ARTICLE HERE: Proper crimping techniques are critical when terminating fiber optic connectors

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