Ripley intros fiber-optic cleaver

March 16, 2009--Ripley's FOC-SS fiber-optic cleaver, part of the Miller brand, is designed for applications that include field termination of fiber connectors and mechanical splices, as well as laboratory applications.

March 16, 2009--Ripley's FOC-SS fiber-optic cleaver, part of the Miller brand, is designed for applications that include field termination of fiber connectors and mechanical splices, as well as laboratory applications.

The tool features a graduated leaf spring scale, allowing cleave lengths of 2 to 20 mm. It is designed to produce a precise cleave endface angle of less than 2º, and is supplied with a standard carbide cleaving blade capable of more than 6,000 consistent cleaves.

The FOC-SS is designed for singlemode and multimode fiber with cladding outside diameter of 125 µm, with no operator tool adjustments required.

On the Web: www.ripley-tools.com

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