MicroCare

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Sticklers CleanWipes 640 cleans duplex connectors with one pass

Sticklers WSC640 ClearWipes

The Sticklers fibre-optic cleaning line has expanded with the addition of the CleanWipes 640 optical-grade cleaning wipes. Engineered to deliver ‘perfectly clean’ at the lowest possible cost, the CleanWipe fabric is ideal for both cleaning fibre-optic connector end-faces as well as bare fibre prior to cleaving and splicing. The multipurpose wipe also perfectly clean lenses, mirrors, diffraction gratings, prisms and test equipment.

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MicroCare displays CleanClicker push-to-clean tool

MicroCare, a manufacturer of cleaning, coating and lubrication products, will showcase the newest additions to its Sticklers family of fibre-optic cleaning tools at the OFC exposition in Los Angeles, California, from 24-26 March 2015.

Sticklers products are popular for fibre cleaning, the company says. At OFC, the company will showcase the new CleanClicker push-to-clean tools, which deliver a lower cost-per-cleaning in a convenient, ergonomic cleaning tool.

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Sticklers

MicroCare has announced an expansion of its Sticklers fibre optic cleaners with an innovative new cleaning product, the Sticklers Optical Grade Dust & Particle Remover.

The company says the new Sticklers Optical Grade Dust & Particle Remover has been specially developed to meet the needs of the fibre optic industry. Packaged in a GHS-compliant dispenser with safety phrases translated in 14 languages, it also is EU REACH-compliant. This makes it easy to incorporate the product into the mandatory hazard communication training programs required in most EU locations.

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