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IP Series Connector: Ruggedized Fiber Optic Connectors Protect From Harsh Conditions

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Tyrex Technology Family: A Texas Company Built to Last

How do you ensure your company survives 3 recessions and a global pandemic? You make sure it’s built to last from the very foundation. TyRex began in a small cubicle in 1995. Founded by John Bosch, Jr. and Andrew Cooper, … [...] Read more

Face-to-Face with Your Fiber Ferrule

Published on November 30, 2020 by Jace Waechter The ferrule is the most important component of the fiber optic connector. Located at the tip of a fiber optic connector, the ferrule’s primary function is to hold the glass core … [...] Read more

Guide To Multimode Fiber (62.5um & 50um, OM1 to OM5)

Multimode fiber optic cable is a common specification of fiber optic glass which offers a much wider core size or core diameter of 50-62.5 nanometers compared to the more narrow core diameter of single-mode glass (9 microns across). Aside from … [...] Read more

Low Quality is a Network Nightmare

Published on September 23, 2020 by Jace Waechter If your fiber-optic network could dream, what would be its worst nightmare? It would probably dream about a total system shutdown at the very moment it needed to perform at its highest … [...] Read more
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What is the role of a QMS in manufacturing?

Everything we do at Megladon Manufacturing revolves around quality and continual improvement, from our processes and patents to our principles. This focus on quality and the methods we use to achieve it can be summarized as a Quality Management System, … [...] Read more
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Guide to Fiber Connector Endface Polish Types: UPC vs APC

Published on April 17, 2020 by Jace Waechter Ultra Polished Connector (UPC) & Angled Polished (APC) connector: what’s the difference? When talking about fiber optic products like trunk assemblies, patch cords, or single-mode jumpers, eventually UPC connectors … [...] Read more
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How To Use A Fiber Click Cleaner

Did you know more than 90% of all fiber network failures are attributed to dirty connector end faces? A speck of dust can spell disaster for your fiber network. In fact, as soon as you remove the dust cap on … [...] Read more
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Clean Sweep: How to Clean Fiber Optic Connectors for Optimal Performance

Published on April 17, 2020 by Jace Waechter   Do you know how crucial it is to maintain clean fiber connectors?   85% of all failures in fiber optic networks can be attributed to contaminated fiber connectors. (Lang & Carter, … [...] Read more
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OTDR Launch Cables: An Essential Tool For Testing Any Fiber Network

Megladon’s Fiber Optic OTDR Launch Cable Box is the ideal companion for OTDR testing, and it offers the highest performing launch cables available. They are manufactured using only the highest quality, precision components. We apply our patented HLC laser termination … [...] Read more