Fiber Optic Cleaning and Inspection of Connectors & Adapters

Cleanliness of fiber optic connections is critical to the performance of optical communication networks. Contamination on a connector end face, even if only at the microscopic level, can create severe problems. Traditional single mode fiber optic core diameters are approximately 9 microns. By comparison, a human hair is 50 microns or larger in diameter. Contamination […]

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What are MPO and MTP connectors?

MPO cable and MTP cable are offered for various applications for all networking and device needs like 100 Gig modules. They use a high-density multi-fiber connector (MPO connector and MTP connector) system built around precision molded MT ferrule. So what are MPO and MTP connectors? What is an MT ferrule? MT stands for Mechanical Transfer. The MT Ferrule is a […]

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