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Polish Types: UPC vs APC

Published on April 17, 2020 by Jace Waechter What’s the Difference between UPC & APC Connectors? When talking about fiber optic products like trunk assemblies, patch cords, or single-mode jumpers, eventually UPC connectors or APC connectors will enter the conversation. This may lead some people to be curious. For example, what’s the difference between an

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Click Cleaners: The Quickest Solution for Contaminated Connectors

Published on May 26, 2020 by Jace Waechter   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 your fiber optic connector, it’s vulnerable to attack. Contaminants degrade your

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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, 2016) Dust, oil, lint and other microscopic particles are the main enemy to your network’s

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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 process to every connector, creating the best possible optical performance (IL/ORL). The extended durability of

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Hardened Lens Contact Showcase

Megladon’s HLC® process is a patented termination procedure that yields significant benefits in endface durability and overall optical performance. The HLC laser process is unique to Megladon and offers a scratch resistance surface that has been proven to not degrade in a performance over the course of 1000 mates. This technology is compatible with all

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Guide to Fiber Optic Cable Connectors

Article by Jace Waechter Published: November 19, 2019   Randomly choosing a fiber optic cable connector is a lot like aiming a bow and arrow blindfolded. By leaving it to chance, you’ll miss your target application through costly insertion loss and frequent repairs. Still, choosing the right fiber optic connector is tricky – luckily, it’s

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Why choose Megladon as your manufacturing partner for pre-terminated fiber optic cable assemblies?

Our Quality: We stand behind every single fiber we terminate in Austin, Texas. Megladon has a proven track record of distributing and manufacturing reference-grade fiber optic cable solutions to global markets. Our products are tested to ISO 9001:2015 standards and proven across a diverse range of industrial applications. Shop at our website: Our Process: Megladon

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Custom Fiber Products – Megladon Shark Fiber Cassette

Megladon has the ability to customize and create a variety of unique and innovative products. We utilize 3D Printing to create a fully functional fiber cassette enclosure that matches our shark-themed branding. We have the ability to create innovative and unique fiber product solutions. From colored fiber adapter panels, to custom loopbacks, we can fit

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Guide to Fiber Optic Quality Testing

Megladon worked with a 3rd-party reliability testing facility to create a custom set of test procedures to validate the quality in our cable manufacturing process. Types of tests performed included temperature, environmental, and mechanical pull tests. These tests are another step Megladon has taken to ensure a high quality product for our customers. Delve into

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Industry Product Spotlight 3D Printed Data Center Solutions

3D Printed Data Center Solutions

Megladon sees Data Centers as one of the biggest opportunities for 3D printing. From loopbacks to fiber cassettes, the possibilities for 3D printing to simplify and customize are endless. There are also numerous benefits to these data centers, such as: Cost efficiency Simplified labeling of interfaces and redundancies Custom engineered solutions for a wide range

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