Fibres & Cabling

DIAMOND introduces the new hybrid E/O rugged connector for harsh environment

The MIL-83526 DM connector is the most recent product developed for harsh environments. It incorporates four termini based on DIAMOND's two-component ferrules, assembled with our Active Core Alignment (ACA) process for unparalleled optical performances. This connector is available for MM, SM (PC/APC) and small core single mode fibre, polarization-maintaining (PM) fibre, and other specialty fibre types. Furthermore, this connector can also include electrical contacts for hybrid E/O applications.

Sticklers introduces three new fibre cleaning tools

Cleaning specialist MicroCare Europe has expanded its Sticklers fibre cleaning portfolio with the introduction of three new tools and cleaners. The latest additions include a compact end-face cleaning tool; a lint-free wipe that cleans duplex connectors with one pass; and a new package size for the existing ‘Fiber Optic Splice & Connector Cleaning Fluid’.

Harting PushPull SFP XS connector offers complete protection from dirt

Harting’s new PushPull SFP XS fibre-optic connector is designed to address the biggest challenge to the use of optical connectors in industrial environments: their susceptibility to contamination. Dirt on fibre end faces can damage the contact surfaces that form the interface with the transceiver, which can result in poor or unreadable signals.

R&M adds fibre optic cabling to its maritime range

R&M, the Swiss provider of network cabling infrastructure, has extended its product range for high-speed data networks on seagoing vessels to include fibre-optic cabling and Cat. 6A RJ45 systems. These new product lines enable data transmission over 10 Gigabit Ethernet to provide high-speed connectivity on board ships and offshore platforms.

AFL presents 'Debris Destroyer' fibre cleaning pen

AFL has released the FCC3 Debris Destroyer pen, a tool for cleaning fibre-optic connectors, and bare fibres in preparation for fusion splicing. In combination with wipes, tips and sticks, the pen works to remove end-face contaminants such as dirt, dust, oil and other debris, and eliminates electrostatic charge.

AFL Shuttered Pol-MOD

AFL incorporates shutters into Poli-MOD patch and splice module

AFL has modified the LC version of its Poli-MOD patch and splice module to include an automatic shutter for increased dust protection. As LC connectors are inserted or pulled from the module, the shutter protects the contents from dust particles that may interfere with connections.

OFS expands InvisiLight in-building cabling portfolio

OFS has added new options to its InvisiLight Optical Solutions portfolio, a system for fast and virtually invisible optical fibre installations inside indoor living units (ILUs) and multiple dwelling units (MDUs) in fibre-to-the-building (FTTB) applications.

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