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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: http://shop.megladonmfg.com 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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Shark Bytes: Custom Fiber Optic 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 qualityproduct for our customers. Delve into this 

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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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Shark Bytes: Fiber Optic Pigtails

Pigtails are fiber optic cables which are only terminated on one end. The other end is open fiber, which can then be spliced into a network by mechanical or fusion splicing. Fiber optic pigtails are most often used in that “last mile” of fiber to connect end users with the pre-existing underground and aerial fiber

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Megladon Achieves Verizon FOC Program Certification on Fiber Termination Process

Austin, TX – Megladon Manufacturing Group, Ltd., a leader in fiber optic products and innovation for communication providers, data centers and the test & measurement industry, announced today that the company’s fiber termination process has been certified compliant to the requirements and specifications of the Verizon FOC program. The cables and process were graded against

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Telecommunications Industry

Shark Bytes: Telecommunications

In the simplest of terms, the telecommunications industry consists of services and providers that make communicating over distances possible – they truly connect our world! While this industry’s fastest growing service area is currently wireless internet, the key to providing more speed, data and reliability to all forms of communication is fiber optics.

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Shark Bytes – Adapter Panels

The Adapter Panel (also known as the fiber optic patch panel) is a tool often used in the distribution of fiber optic networks. These panels are commonly installed in rack and wall mount enclosures in order to manage and organize fiber. As the fiber easily snaps into the panel enclosures, cables may be patched or spliced

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Shark Bytes - Loopbacks

Shark Bytes – Loopbacks

In the world of fiber optics, loopbacks, which can consist of various types of optical connectors and fibers, are utilized for a number of different applications. Typically, and especially in the telecommunications space, loopbacks are used to test the connectivity of a network by validating the reliability of transmission equipment or other optical network devices,

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