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Fiber Optic Splicing Helps Improve the Configurations and Connections of Telecommunication Networks - Wilmington, MA

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, November 13, 2014

Instead of using optical fiber connectors, fiber optic splicing is done to create a permanent joint or a relatively permanent connection between two fiber optic cables. While there are some manufacturers who offer fiber splicing that can be separated and then linked again, it is important to note that they are not intended for repeated connection and disconnection.

Fiber optic splicing in Wilmington, MA has a lot of applications. This is often done when the length of the fiber optic cable available is not sufficient for the required run. Splicing two lengths of cable together helps secure a permanent connection and this is the main reason why it is done in structuring and upgrading the configurations of many telecommunication networks now.

The two principal types of fiber optic splices, the fusion and the mechanical, are used in different forms and fields. There may be several ways of implementing them, but they have a common denominator which is to secure crucial transactions by creating a more reliable connection even over long distances. Both methods provide a much lower insertion loss which is why fiber slicing is more convenient to use than fiber connectors.

To find out more about how your business can benefit from fiber optic splicing, contact ElecComm.


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