Feb. 15, 2023, 10 a.m.

Optimizing Bare Fiber Polishing Performance: Special Processing Considerations

Fiber optic polishing is a crucial step in ensuring the quality of optical fiber connections. The endfaces of the fiber must be polished to precise and uniform geometries to achieve low loss and high reliability in fiber optic systems. In this article, we will explore the special processing considerations for bare fiber polishing and the significance of using the appropriate fiber adapter.The fiber adapter is an important component of the polishing process as it holds the fiber temp...

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Nov. 2, 2022, 7:39 p.m.

Polishing film and pads – choosing the right combination for your application

Dialing in a process for fiber optic polishing machines can be an intensive task, especially if your knowledge regarding polishing films is limited. There is no getting around it, polishing films are required for polishing. Being able to choose the right film to get optimal polish quality takes experience and extensive knowledge regarding polishing film types. The objective of this blog post will be to educate you on polishing films: the varieties and types, along w...

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June 17, 2022, 8:36 p.m.

Machine Polishing vs. Hand Polishing: What You Need To Know

Polishing is a crucial step in installing or terminating fi...

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June 13, 2022, 3:53 p.m.

Why Cleaning Is Important During Optical Polishing

If you want to make sure that fiber optic cable assemblies will meet your high standards before they roll out, optimizing your polishing process should be at the top of your priority list. Many businesses struggle with finding the right optical fiber polishing machine in the first place, and that is only the first step to long-term success. Maintenance is just as important after you buy the equipment you need. We’ll go over why cleaning is important du...

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May 9, 2022, noon

Benefits of Inspecting Fiber Optic Connectors In-Line

Due to the nature of fiber optic connectors, you need to constantly be aware of what you do to them and what is going on around them to ensure correct performance when put into operation. The use of inspection equipment is indispensable to ensure that you get competent and consistent results from polishing processes. And the best way to ensure you get these results is to use in-line inspection equipment during the polishing process. Here are some benef...

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