Fiber Optic Cleaning
Connecting At The Speed Of Light
Chemtronics is the industry leader for fiber optic cleaning products, providing performance, convenience, time savings and cost savings. Cleaning fiber optic connectors is fast, easy and reliable with our highly engineered solvents, lint-free swabs, precision wipes, and cleaning platforms.
Importance of Fiber Optic Cleaning
Transmission speeds and data capacities are measured in gigabytes, terabytes, petabytes, and beyond as networks evolve beyond copper to fiber optics. This requires well-trained technicians with effective cleaning processes and materials – the critical first step before test and deployment. A cleaning process must be effective on a wide variety of contamination and across all zones of the end face, or the resulting interference will negatively impact transmission rates and reliability.
Choose Proven Products and Processes
Testing and field experience consistently shows the Combination Cleaning™ process in conjunction with FOCCUS fiber optic cleaning products provide proven effectiveness with maximum repeatability. FOCCUS cleaning platforms, swabs, and kits are available to clean all types of connectors including: SC/LC UPC and APC, OptiFit, MT-Types, e2000, and various expanded beam geometry. Go to page 5 for more details on the Combination Cleaning process.
The Advantages of FOCCUS Fiber Optic Products and Combination Cleaning:
- Reduce backscattering and reflectance caused by contamination
- Increase transmission rates
- Save time & money replacing connectors
- Improve quality, reduce cost… Increase profit!
What precision cleaning solvent works best for fiber optic connectors?
In the Chemtronics product line, Electro-Wash PX (available as a bulk liquid and aerosol) and Fiber-Wash MX (available as an aerosol, pen, or presaturated wipes) are the best options. Fiber-Wash AQ pen is available for a water-based cleaner, which has low VOC, GWP (global warming potential), and is nonflammable. Fiber-Wash NF contains a nonflammable solvent that quickly evaporates.