£78.06LEAD TIME REQUIREDAllow bare fibres to be temporarily terminated toMore...
Allow bare fibres to be temporarily terminated to allow connection to test equipment
Applications include testing unterminated optical fibre before and after installation and factory acceptance testing of optical fibres/cables or pigtailed components
Available in ST, SC, or FC connector styles
Available for both singlemode and multimode, 250µm and 900µm buffered fibre
A stripped, cleaned, and cleaved fibre is inserted into the adaptor and secured by a clamp. The adaptor can then be connected to the test equipment
It is recommended that the S325A cleave tool is used to cleave the fibre
To reuse, simply release the fibre clamp
Some customers prefer to use multimode adaptors for singlemode fibre as the larger tolerance on the ferrule hole diameter makes fibre insertion easier
Broken fibres can be removed from the adaptor ferrules using our cleaning wires
£72.73IN STOCKUsed for suppressing far end reflections whenMore...
Used for suppressing far end reflections when performing singlemode return loss testing
A typical test setup might require the far end connector of the assembly under test to be pushed into the block, allowing the near end connector return loss to be measured
Refractive index 1.497
£15.78LEAD TIME REQUIREDReduces fresnel reflections and insertion loss inMore...
Reduces fresnel reflections and insertion loss in mechanical splices and other assemblies
Refractive index 1.497
Supplied in a 30ml bottle, the fluid can be dispensed in a syringe
£18.07LEAD TIME REQUIREDWhen conducting attenuation/insertion lossMore...
When conducting attenuation/insertion loss testing with a multimode light source some test methods require the use of a mandrel to change the modal distribution
The mandrel is used with the test cord from the light source. It has grooves around which the test lead is wrapped five times
The test lead is retained on the mandrel without tools or tape
The mandrels suit 3mm test cords and are available for 50/125µm or 62.5/125µm fibres. They were designed to meet the requirements of TIA/EIA-568-B
£219.60LEAD TIME REQUIREDWhen conducting insertion loss testing onMore...
When conducting insertion loss testing on multimode fibres it is possible that test equipment from two different manufacturers will give different results
This variation is often due to differences in the modal distribution of the light sources (i.e. differences in the way the beam of light fills the fibre)
The difference in measurements can be even more significant when results from a light source with an LED output are compared with results from an OTDR that has a laser output
Test leads fitted with a ModCon mode controller ensure that the correct modal distribution conditions are achieved irrespective of the light source used
This ensures consistency in test results independent of the test equipment employed
The ModCon provides an output that complies with the encircled flux requirement of IEC 61280-4-1
Mode controllers compliant with the 85/85 Limited Phase Space launch conditions are available for aerospace applications
Mode controllers are available with any combination of FC, LC, SC or ST connectors to suit the test equipment and system under test
The standard test lead length is 1.5m
We can also supply ModCons built into OTDR launch boxes. Please contact our sales team for details