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The following is an EXEMPLAR of my latest application note for Fiber | Undercut | Protrusion | Tips Our support TEAM has been working with polishing, film, cleaning, interferometry since
We offer a polishing film that is cost-effective and works. *We provide FREE evaluation sample Film when available for Polishing Process evaluation and confirmation.  Lapping is the removal of material
The following is an EXEMPLAR of my latest application note for Fiber Undercut, Protrusion, and Tips. Our support TEAM has been working with polishing, film, cleaning, interferometry since the ’90s. 
ACP24/96 Fiber Optic Polisher compatible with Senko SN Senko CS and USConec MDC polishing Applications
ACP-24/96 Mass Connector Polisher with Auto Stub Removal Patented Fig 8 Polishing. Request a Quote for a Custom polishing fixture Supporting Senko SN: Senko CS: USConec MDC; MT; LC’s &
Parallel optics technology has become the transmission option of choice in many data centers as it is able to support 10G, 40G, and 100G transmission. For parallel optics to work
The telecommunication industry regulates optical connectivity performance with geometrical measurements, the specialty fiber industry traditionally performs only a visual inspection on their fibers assemblies. Insertion loss (IL) and return loss (RL) measurements are
Cleans Bulkhead, Adapters, and End-face Surface Sticklers® Cleanclicker for bulkhead adapters fiber optic connector cleaning delivers great cleaning results at a lower cost-per-connector today. The Sticklers® Cleanclicker CCu250 cleans dust,
ALL of our support TEAM has been working with polishing, film, cleaning, and/or interferometry since the ’90s. We work closely with our customers to develop and resolve process control issues. The
The operational expense for cleaning and inspection of optical connectors in data centers is increasing as the use of fiber optic connectors grows. With less sensitivity to contamination and scratches,
An important part of the new fiber infrastructure involves optical fiber connectors. Mechanically coupling and aligning fiber cores so light can pass through. Optical fiber connectors can impact insertion loss
Tip for viewing Ball Lens: Focus Inspection to maximum closeup field view. Regular optical connector cleaning tools, based on physically contacting the end face surface, are not capable of cleaning
This is a Good Video by MicroCare Sticklers to Watch for Wet/Dry Fiber Connector Cleaners. Enjoy the Video! Inspect + Clean + Inspect Trending and a HOT choice with Data
Apex Offset = Measuring the apex offset (offset of the polish from the fiber) requires defining the “high point” or vertex of the polish. Did you polish long enough on
Generally, Specialty fibers are fibers that do NOT comply with single-mode and multimode communication fiber standards. For single-mode, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) standards are widely adopted. For multimode, the
These steps require process control during daily production to improve first-pass yield, efficiency, and costs. Knowing and trusting your process with each step provides ROI. Process Control and JIT-type delivery
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We have over 60 years of combined technical support experience with interferometry, film, fiber cleaners, scopes, and the polishing process. We work closely with our customers to develop and resolve
This is a Good Video by MicroCare Sticklers to Watch for Cleaning Fiber Optics. Enjoy the Video! Inspect, Clean, and re-inspect Steve Lytle @ westover scientific Inspect + Clean +
The Sticklers® CeanStixx Cleaning Sticks Swab works best with the Sticklers® Fiber Optic Splice and Connector Cleaner cleaning fluid (#POC03M) #VOSB The CleanStixx Cleaning Sticks Swab is the only cleaning
Easy on YOUR hand with solid cleaning results. The CleanClicker™ Male MT Fiber Cleaner Cassette This is simply a better mousetrap for companies relying on MPO connectivity. Also, this cleans
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Auto Epoxy Selection Menu for Process Control. Does your curing oven application require “above” 150 C temperature?  Is temperature stability an issue? Accuracy and stability are a plus for curing
VOSB Status ensures Priority Access to Opportunities (at least 3% of prime contract dollars annually) One of the biggest advantages of being identified as a Veteran Owned Small Business is
Interferometer Test Services are sometimes available for outsourcing your “Batch Jobs”.  If you need to “batch” process measurement requirements that support Ø1.25 mm to Ø2.50 mm Ferrule PC/APC Single-Fiber Connectors let
What’s the reason for considering PSA-backed film? The main factor has to do with how the assembly manufacturer secures the lapping film to the polishing pad or plate. The goal
A precision polyester base coated with minerals such as diamonds, aluminum oxide, silicon oxide, silicon carbide, and/or cerium oxide originally used to process and polish optical fiber connectors to ensure
Fiber optic Solutions for 29504 and 38999 applications
To qualify for a VOSB certification, you first have to prove your veteran status with the Department of Defense Form 214 (DD214), which is received when you are honorably retired,
Sticklers P25 Pin Termini Swab
Military-approved with National Stock Number 6070-01-553-2258 The Sticklers® P25 Cleanstixx Optical Grade Cleaning Swab works best for OptiTap and Pin Termini applications. The Cleanstixx P25 works well with the Sticklers®
1.6mm Sticklers Cleanstixx Swab
Cleans MIL T 29504/5 for MIL DTL 38999, MIL T 29504/15 for MIL PRF 28876, SMPTE 304M socket termini The 1.6mm Clean Stixxs Cleaning Sticks are good for cleaning MIL
The CleanStixx Cleaning Sticks Swab is the only cleaning stick on the market that cleans the entire end face not just the contact zone.  Sticklers® Clean Stixx Swab is a
LC Swab
Cleans LC, MU, ARINC 801 socket termini, ODC-style socket termini, most SPF+ transceiver The Sticklers® Clean Stixxs Cleaning Stick LC 1.25mm Optical Grade Swab is good for cleaning LC, MU,
The XMT fiber cleaning swabs from Sticklers™ are the industry’s best and least expensive MPO connector cleaner. These large, flat, clean swabs are ideal for connectors with large, flat connector
The biggest markets for Expanded Beam connectivity are Broadcast, Aircraft and Military Battlefield EB (Expanded Beam) connectors do not employ the normal ‘butt to butt” contact design. Instead, they feature
Benefits of heat curing include greater bond strength, hardness, rigidity, toughness, and impact resistance. Chemical resistance, thermal resistance, and electrical insulation performance can also improve with heat. On the other
We offer a polishing film that is cost-effective and works. *We provide FREE evaluation sample Film when available for Polishing Process evaluation and confirmation.  Lapping is the removal of material
86 Series 86-series Final Polishing Films are produced by a precision coating of aluminum oxide on a polyester film. These products are used for the final step of polishing fiber
Nanometer Patented Figure 8 Polisher
Most fiber optic manual polishing techniques utilize a figure-eight polishing pattern. The first step consists of a quick hand polish lasting perhaps 5 seconds, with medium pressure applied, using a
End Face Geometry | Fiber Core Dip | Geometry Limit Parameters | MT Coplanarity Minus Coplanarity (or Minus-Side Coplanarity) is one way to describe how “flat” or “co-planar” an array
CC6000 the first low cost, automated, non-contact interferometer for fiber optics .
Most noteworthy, this CC6000 has low mileage. The CC6000 Interferometer automatically and precisely measures the radius of curvature, apex offset of polish, and fiber undercut or protrusion on any PC
MicroCare LLC, launched a new product line Stereze Workspace Cleaners and Hand Sanitizers to support the fight against Coronavirus. November 30, 2020 MicroCare LLC, launched a new product line Stereze Workspace Cleaners and
This includes conference rooms, classrooms, offices, restrooms, and lobbies. Effective cleaning is important to prevent the spread of viruses and other germs. Stereze™ Workspace Cleaners and Hand Sanitizers use a
We have over 60 years of combined experience with film and the polishing process. We work closely with our customers to develop and resolve process control issues. Diamond for coarse
Silicon Carbide is used for denibbing, epoxy removal, and coarse grinding fiber optic end faces. Tightly-graded silicon carbide particles are uniformly coated onto a polyester film backing. Wide use in
86 Series We offer 86-series Final Polishing Films that are produced by a precision coating of silicon dioxide on a polyester film. These products are used for the final step
We have over 60 years of combined experience with film and the polishing process. I understand statistical process control and just-in-time deliveries (JIT). I understand the Production line too. We
G5 SMART CURING OVEN (MT/SC/LC) with programmed Epoxy Menu Process Controls. Works well as a ramp/soak oven or a simple stable temps range curing oven. The G5 has a programmable
VOSB Status entitles Priority Access to Opportunities i.e. (at least 3% of prime contract dollars annually) Veteran-Owned Small Business a.k.a. VOSB Sole-source set-aside contracts  Most contracts are competitive, but sometimes
Automated Connector Polisher with Touchscreen Technology & ASR Automated Stub Removal The ACP24/96 utilizes our figure 8 polishing pattern that’s found in all our MCP lines of polishers and is
Sticklers® Cleanstixxs Cleaning Tools
There are many products that can be used to clean fiber end-faces, and they’re made by many different companies to many different standards.  So, let us be blunt, just because
Sticklers® Cleaners Clean stixxs Cleaning Sticks POC03m
“Even if the contact zone initially is clean, static can cause dust to move from the outer zone into the contact zone,” the video below explains. Using isopropyl alcohol (IPA)
This is really worth watching. The knowledge shared is good guidance for cleaning challenges. Endface maintenance is simply defined as inspecting and clean and inspect until end face analysis is
Sticklers® POC03M Cleaning Fluid
Sticklers® Fiber Optic Cleaning Fluid POC03M as a faster way to clean difficult contamination. … more info see “how-to” videos or Visit Cleanstixx and POC03m more product info or order
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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
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 ReliabilityDoes anybody in this totally digital, selfie-taking, Facebook-posting world remember the Seven Deadly Sins?
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Interferometric image of fiber optic endface or bulkhead endfaceCan you guess what this image is? Do you know what the image describes? How do you think this image was created?
Bet you don’t know what this image is or please share. Before testing fiber-optic links and most times you mate fiber optic connectors. All connector end-faces should be inspected and
The Fiber (strand) is glued to the connector assembly with heat-cured epoxy, providing a reliable connection with desired losses of less than 0.5 dB per mated pair. This process can
Automated Connector Polisher with Touchscreen Technology & ASR Automated Stub Removal The ACP24/96 utilizes our figure 8 polishing pattern that’s found in all our MCP lines of polishers and is