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Wirewerks launches new Fiber Splice-On Connector

24th July 2017

Factory-terminated results in a field-terminated connector

Montreal, QC – July 24th, 2017. – Wirewerks, a leading manufacturer of network infrastructure solutions, announced today the launch of their innovative new Optical Fiber Splice-On Connector. The new Splice-On Connector combines the performance and reliability advantages of fusion splicing with the flexibility and on-site termination benefits of field-installable connectors.

Wirewerks Fiber Splice-On Connectors are compatible with any 2-3mm OD single fiber cable and are available in LC and SC connector formats in either APC or UPC ferrule polishing styles.

Each Splice-On Connector is pre-assembled with no housing to install and pre-cleaved so that technicians only prep and splice the incoming fiber. The ultra-flexible boot allows routing even in tight spaces and provides a labeling space for proper fiber identification.

The Splice-On Connector utilizes just two components – a connector and a pre-crimped Kevlar rope that is mechanically merged to the cable. The two-component approach is easy to learn and repeat, simplifies installation, maximizes yield, and delivers guaranteed insertion loss and return loss performance equivalent to factory-terminated connectors. Additionally, Wirewerks Splice-On Connectors are compatible with any fusion splicer and eliminate the need for expensive crimping tools, splicer jigs, index matching gels, and splice trays/enclosures; providing cost effective, reliable, low-loss solutions for fusion-spliced field fiber termination.

Edouard Tabet, Wirewerks’ head of Engineering, commented, “The ease-of-use and high yield, high-performance results of our innovative new fusion Splice-On Connector will be beneficial in a broad variety of optical network applications, including LANs/SANs/WANs, Data Centers, carrier telecomm networks, CATV networks, cell tower base stations, FTTx networks, and test & measurement systems.”

Availability, sourcing and additional information

The Wirewerks Fiber Splice-On Connector is available now from Wirewerks Authorized Distributors across North America. For more information or to locate an authorized distributor, call the Wirewerks Customer Support Center at 1-888-993-4237 or visit www.wirewerks.com

About Wirewerks: Founded in 1991, Wirewerks is an industry-leading manufacturer of optical fibre and copper structured cabling systems. Built on core values of Quality, Innovation, and Integrity, Wirewerks is relentlessly customer-focused. From pre-sale project planning, to documentation and technical support, to custom product development, Wirewerks works closely with customers to deliver the best networking solutions and the best value in the industry today.

Jess Dadoun, Manager, Marketing & Communications
Wirewerks Baie-D’Urfé, Québec, Canada H9X 3P1

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