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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:

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Custom 3D Printed Solutions – High-Density MPO to LC Fiber Distribution Cassettes

Megladon Manufacturing has the ability to customize and create a variety of unique and innovative fiber distribution products. We utilize additive manufacturing to create a fully functional fiber cassette enclosure that matches our company’s themed branding. We have the ability to create innovative and unique fiber product solutions. From colored fiber adapter panels, to custom

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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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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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Guide to 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