Posts by Fiberguy

ACP-24/96 Mass Connector Polisher

Nanometer Fiber Optic Polisher

The ACP24/96 utilizes our patented figure 8 polishing pattern that’s found in all our MCP line of polishers and is compatible with all MCP24 and MCP48 polishing fixtures. Automated Connector Polisher with Touchscreen Technology & ASR Automated Stub Removal With the ACP24/96 you can now automate polishing times, pressure, & motor speeds for each step.…

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How static can lead to fiber-optic connector contamination and what you can do about it with Sticklers® Clean Stixxs Cleaning Sticks and POC03M

Sticklers® Cleaners Clean stixxs Cleaning Sticks POC03m

A video produced by Sticklers® explains the potential contamination problems that static charges can create for fiber-optic connectors, and what technicians can do to try to avoid those problems. “Static attracts dust onto the fiber end face, just like a magnet,” Sticklers® explains in the video. Furthermore, it says, wiping and end face with a…

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FYI … The cleaning techniques of decades ago are not keeping up with requirements for improved network speed and performance.

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International Electronics Group Selects Sticklers®® Cleaners for “Best Practices” Starting early in 2016, the Electronics Technicians Association International (“ETA”) will be featuring the Sticklers®® fiber optic cleaners in the very first edition of their new “best practices” technical bulletins (“BPB”) distributed to all their members. The reason for the BPB guides is to supplement other…

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Fiber Optics

Fiber Tool Kits Sticklers® CleanStixx LC 1.25mm Optical Grade Swab

The Seven Deadly Sins of Fiber Optics By Sean Sheedy on February 1, 2016 I&M, Network Reliability Does anybody in this totally digital, selfie-taking, Facebook-posting world remember the Seven Deadly Sins? Originally an antecedent thought to come from the Book of Proverbs, the Seven Deadly Sins were codified in The Middle Ages as the bad…

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What should be in your IDEAL Cleaning and Inspection Kit? Share how you prep for Fiber Optic cleaning challenges.

Sticklrers LC Cleanclickers MPO Cleanclicker SC Cleanclickers

Help others by sharing your knowledge of what to expect with fiber dirt.  Share your Wet Dry Cleaning experiences or questions.  Sample Kit below.  The MCC-FK08A1 is exclusively available at FiberToolKits. MCC-FK08A1 Fiber Optic Cleaning Kit Special one CleanClicker® 2.5mm cleaning tool (750+) one CleanClicker® 1.25mm cleaning tool (750+) one CleanClicker® MPO cleaning tool (600+)…

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Best Practices Bulletin (ETA) International Electronics Technicians Association … Courtesy Brian Teague Product Manager Sticklers

1/26/16 Courtesy of Brian Teague and Microcare MIL-DTL-38999 Connector Cleaning and Sources of Contamination   Reason for cleaning connectors Mating dirty connectors might cause scratching and/or pitting ruining termini endfaces Cleaning both endfaces before mating will extend the service life and ensure reliable data transmission Some Common Sources of Contamination Wear debris that moving parts…

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