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New kits from Sticklers to ensure clean fibre in FTTA and FTTH applications

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Sticklers has launched two new kits aimed at helping technicians who service fibre to the antenna (FTTA) and fibre to the home (FTTH) ensure that fibre is clean.

In an FTTA network it is important to clean every end-face, both sides, every time they are installed, tested or reconfigured, and same is true for FTTH to keep fibre contaminant free and the network reliable. Each new kit incorporates installer-grade quality cleaning products – including non-flammable, non-toxic and globally GHS compliant cleaning fluid packaged in a hermetically sealed container – with enough materials to clean more than 1,500 FTTA connectors or over 1,800 FTTH connectors.

The FTTA Cleaning Kit is focused on cleaning 1.25mm ODC and LC connectors, and contains: Fiber Optic Cleaning Fluid, for speedy and convenient wet-dry cleaning, a box of 1.25mm and 50 Pin Termini CleanStixx fibre optic cleaning swabs, 1.25 CleanClicker 400 ‘mini-clicker’ which enables speedy cleaning of ports and jumpers in the smallest package, Cassette CleanClicker Wheel, which replaces large, heavy and expensive CLETOPS tools and Clean Wipes 640 Optical Wipes, for cleaning over 600 duplex end faces.

The FTTH Cleaning Kit cleans SC, FC, ST and E2000 connectors and cleans the most contaminated ports, 2.5mm CleanClicker push-to-clean tool, for lightly contaminated ports and jumpers, Cassette CleanClicker Wheel cleaner and Clean Wipes 640 Optical Wipes, both for cleaning jumpers.