Fiber proof testers are designed to apply a set load to a fusion-spliced optical fiber in order to test the strength of the spliced fiber. Our fiber proof testers can be purchased in each linear and rotary designs, for both proof and tension testing. Fiber proof testers are accessible for single mode, multimode, and polarization-maintaining fibers. Choose from dedicated, stand alone systems or multi-purpose designs that are also capable of stripping, cleaning, cleaving, splicing, and/or recoating.
Fiber Recoaters with Proof Testers provide simple, integrated solutions to recoat and SZ stranding line. The fiber recoating process restores the buffer coating to some stripped fiber, providing more flexibility when compared to a warmth-shrink protection sleeve, enabling so that it is handled and coiled with no damage to the fusion-spliced area. The incorporated linear or rotary proof tester enables users to instantly test a recoated fiber with a pre-decided load and figure out the long-phrase longevity of the fiber. Because of the ability to recover a combination-spliced fiber to near original condition, these systems are best for applications including undersea optical fiber wires, submarine interaction wiring, fiber lasers, or Dispersed Bragg Reflector (DBR) lasers.
The procedure starts with the fusion-spliced portion of fiber becoming placed in the center of the mold set up (see picture towards the right). Once set constantly in place, inserts within the fiber obstructs safe the spliced fiber in place. Recoat material is motivated into the cavity and after that UV-cured. The recoated fiber can then be tested by pulling on it up to and including pre-decided load.
Recoater and Mold Set up Options – Recoaters can be purchased with either an automated or handbook mold set up. The automated mold set up functions pneumatic control of the mold plates and is also enhanced for top-volume manufacturing programs. Manual mold assemblies, on the other hand, use hinged mold plates that offer more flexibility and are best for low-volume production or R&D applications. A computerized or manual volumetric dispensing pump and shot system is utilized to inject the recoat material to the mold cavity.
The PTR208 automatic recoater arrives regular with a mold set up for Sheathing line; For your manual recoaters (Item #s PTR206, PTR206B, PTR307, and PTR307B), the mold set up comes separately so that clients can select the right mold covering diameter for their application. Custom mold covering sizes are available up to . Pre-installation of the mold assembly in the manufacturer can also be readily available. Contact Tech Assistance for more information on custom molds or manufacturer set up.
We offer each high-directory (Product # AB950200) and low-index (Product # PC373) recoat components to use during these recoaters. Recoaters with handbook injection pumping systems (Product #s PTR206B and PTR307B) are compatible with both varieties of recoat material; all other recoaters are compatible with the top-directory materials only. Our handbook recoaters with an automated injection system (Product #s PTR206 and PTR307) can be personalized to work with both the reduced- and high-directory recoat material; please contact Technology Assistance for more information.
Proof Tester Options – The PTR206, PTR206B, and PTR208 Fiber Recoaters include an incorporated linear proof tester, which takes the yarn binder to your predetermined load (20 N) and then produces it. The linear evidence tester uses the same fiber keeping blocks since the recoater and thus the fiber will not must be moved just before testing. The PTR307 and PTR307B Fiber Recoaters have a built-in rotary evidence tester, which can perform each evidence and stress assessments (89 N). One set of proof check grips is included; substitute proof check bpabim can be purchased listed below in packages of 10. Each testing procedure is fully automated via the provided handset or tablet controller, enabling the user to pick guidelines like the load, the speed where the load is applied, and the hold time.
Inserts for Fiber Holding Obstructs – Along with the previously mentioned, we provide a number of inserts for use in the fiber keeping blocks of the recoaters in order to support a large range of fiber coating diameters. For recoaters using a rotary evidence tester, the inserts are appropriate for fiber coating diameters within a range from 125 to 900. For recoaters with a linear evidence tester, the inserts cover a range for fiber coatings?.