FOA video clarifies fiber-optic connector polishing technique

April 16, 2012
Easily duplicated method involves a simple postal scale.

Inasmuch as "the key to getting well-polished connectors is in the technique," a new video from the Fiber Optic Association (FOA) explains how to correctly calibrate applied pressure when polishing fiber-optic connectors. In the video, FOA instructor John W. Wajvoda demonstrates a method he developed for teaching students how to achieve "just the right pressure on the connector when polishing." The easily duplicated method involves a simple postal scale.

Watch the video here.

See also:FOA offering ANSI-approved fiber-installation standard for free

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