Microlap Technologies (booth 3124) is a custom manufacturer of high-precision components made from synthetic ruby and sapphire, ceramics, silicon nitride, carbide and other hard materials. Microlap offers the full line of industry standard size ferrules and sleeves for fibre-optic connectors, but we can also offer any custom inner diameter sizes ranging from 80µm to more than 1mm in size. Additionally, the company can provide custom features such as grooves, notches, vent holes, counterbores and nearly any custom size inner or outer diameter, or length.
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