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AFL launches Fujikura 62S active alignment fusion splicer

AFL has expanded its Fujikura fusion splicer product line with the Fujikura 62S, an active core alignment splicer designed for exceptional splice loss performance and reduced splice time.

With a conventional flip-open wind protector and non-motorised tube heater, the complexity of the splicer is reduced without compromising total cycle time. The auto-start feature for the splicing and tube heating process reduces the number of necessary steps to process splices.

“The 62S highlights the ingenuity of Fujikura engineers to create a fusion splicer that is unique to what’s currently on the market,” said Greg Pickeral, product manager of AFL’s fusion splicer product line. “True to Fujikura’s reputation for best-in-class products, the 62S features leading technology coupled with exceptional splice loss performance. For field technicians who need high quality and reliability, AFL’s offers a wide range of splicers, now including the 62S, suitable for the harshest of environments.”

The Fujikura 62S ensures a high level of productivity with the 23-second shrink time using standard splice sleeves. Durability is enhanced by incorporating ruggedised features, a mirrorless optical system and impact-resistant monitor. The transit case doubles as a built-in or mobile workstation and makes splicing easier.

Additional features of the Fujikura 62S include a 5,000 splice electrode life; Li-ion battery with 200 splices/shrinks per charge; 5-mm cleave length for splice-on connectors or small package needs; sheath clamp or fibre holder operation; and Internet software upgrades.

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