Fiber Optic Termination Tool

Termination is the preparation of the end of a Fiber SO that it may be connected to another fiber or device.

fiber optic Termination tool can be used for varying purposes. Fiber optic termination tools used in the process include:

  • Mechanical strippers or chemical solvents are used to strip the Buffer and Coating material from fiber before being cleaned with alcohol.
  • A diamond or metal blade is then used to nick the fiber before tension is applied causing it to break.
  • The fiber is then polished using grit abrasive paper until the finish is smooth.
  • The end of the fiber is then inspected with a microscope to insure that the end of the fiber is smooth.
  • Fibers are then attached to connectors or they are joined together by splicing.

Fiber Optic Termination Tool
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