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March 7, 2019

New Videos! How To Clean and Care For Your Optical Fiber and Equipment


At Precision OT, we care about manufacturing high quality optical networking equipment that will perform to our customers’ exacting standards. At the same time, we also want to make sure that we help our clients treat their gear right so that it lasts as long as possible with minimal issues. To that end, we have created two new videos for you to enjoy – one on the do’s and don’ts of optical fiber management and the second on our new click cleaner products. Together, they should help you keep your optical accessories in good shape.

And that’s important because the majority of fiber failures are due to contaminated fiber devices. The good news is that this is entirely preventable. Proactive inspection and cleaning coupled with careful handling can help network operators avoid losses in uptime and efficiency. Of course, many of us are already aware of typical ways by which our fiber endpoints can get contaminated. These include touching a fiber optic face or keeping optical equipment in a dirty environment. However, smaller, seemingly innocuous habits can also hurt network equipment in the long run. Failing to check dust caps for contaminants before applying them to the fiber or assuming that an already mated endpoint can be plugged into different equipment without cleaning are also ways in which contaminants are unknowingly spread. So, before you clean your fiber optics, watch our video! It will save you time and money.

Networking Know-How Episode 1: Optical Fiber Management

As a follow up to our first video, we are also supplying easy-to-use click cleaners that can help you make good on your commitment to keep your optical equipment in working order. Available in three models for use with different types of connectors, all our cleaners last for well over 500 cleans – that’s money in the bank for your other projects! You can view all our product specifications from our click cleaner landing page here. Now, in our second video, we walk you through a step-by-step guide of how to use our cleaning products.

Networking Know-How Episode 2: Precision OT Click Cleaners

For more information on our products or help with managing your purchased optical networking equipment, contact our team. We’re ready to help!