Q&A ROUNDUP

Polishing Films

Jan. 7, 2021, 11:37 a.m.
Q
I am looking to polish a 220 um MM fiber. I want it to have a surface roughness of less than 0.05 um. I have a KrellTech Trig Bare Fiber Polisher. What polishing film do you recommend?
A
We suggest trying 0.02um silicon dioxide polishing film. A quote will be sent directly to you.
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NOVA Optical Polishing System

Jan. 3, 2020, 3:20 p.m.
Q
What size film does NOVA use?
A
NOVA uses 4 inch diameter polishing film, rubber pads and glass disks.
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Jan. 3, 2020, 4:23 p.m.
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What is the maximum number of SC connectors that can be polished with NOVA?
A
NOVA can polish 8 SC/UPC or SC/APC connectors.
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March 23, 2020, 6:37 p.m.
Q
If I have an 8 position polishing jig, can I polish less than 8 connectors?
A
Yes, any number of connectors can be polished.
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FLex Waveguide Polisher

March 24, 2020, 8:02 p.m.
Q
Is there an adapter that will convert this polisher into a bare fiber polisher?
A
Yes, our Bare Fiber Mount converts the waveguide fixture for bare fiber polishing.
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