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Fiber Optic Strippers...A Love Story

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 09:16

To start you might ask yourself – love story? Yes, as an engineer this is the kind of stuff I love to dirty my hands with. I love my wife too, but fiber strippers…c’mon.

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The History of the Can Wrench and Why We Still Use It Today

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 07:45

Those of you not familiar with the can wrench have to ask yourselves, what is a can wrench? I can tell you it is not a can and not what you think of when you think of a wrench. My first thought growing up when you mention the word wrench was some sort of an adjustable wrench to turn stuff. Well a can wrench is half way there.

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What You Need to Know about OTDR

Mon, 05/16/2022 - 11:34

OTDR’s fundamentally do two things: They measure loss on a vertical scale, and they measure distance on a horizontal scale. There are also two types of event classifications that the vast majority uses when discussing events on the replicated signature trace upon completion of a test, or when reviewing a trace in real time: Non-Reflective and Reflective events.