Q&A ROUNDUP

Radian™ Bare Fiber Polisher

June 8, 2022, 12:55 p.m.
Q
What is the smallest diameter fibre the Radian Machine is capable of polishing?
A
Radian supports a fiber outer diameter range from 80um to >3mm.
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FLex PIC & Waveguide Polisher

June 24, 2022, 6:41 p.m.
Q
Can this unit also polish FC connectors?
A
Accessories are available to convert the fixture to support FC connectors.
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Proton™ Field and FTTX Polisher

Oct. 6, 2022, 2:15 p.m.
Q
Can this polisher be used in a lab?
A
Yes. We offer a stand for benchtop/table operation.
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NOVA Optical Polishing System

June 29, 2022, 9:41 p.m.
Q
PM fiber alignment: how well in angle can you set the stress axis? Another way, when I couple two fibers together what the cross coupling will be. Thanks
A
Using our SV10 Surface Inspection Videoscope combined with our measurement software, PM stress member alignment repeatability is about +/-1 degree.
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Proton™ Field and FTTX Polisher

Oct. 6, 2022, 2:19 p.m.
Q
Can this recover damaged connectors to Telcordia specifications?
A
Proton's actively aligned workholders are designed to achieve Telcordia geometries on ferrule endfaces.
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