These polishing rubber pads are designed for use with the APC Series High Volume Polishers, and are compatible with most circular polishing machines currently available on the market. All consumables are certified for hardness and parallelism, and are available with durometer specifications and color coding found below. Polishing rubber pads suitable for field installable connector polishing are also available.
DUROMETER (SHORE A)
|Orange||30 +/- 2.5||0.01||+/- 0.05||+ 0.00/-0.02|
|Burgundy||40 +/- 2.5||0.01||+/- 0.05||+ 0.00/-0.02|
|Red||50 +/- 2.5||0.01||+/- 0.05||+ 0.00/-0.02|
|Rust||55 +/- 2.5||0.01||+/- 0.05||+ 0.00/-0.02|
|Blue||60 +/- 2.5||0.01||+/- 0.05||+ 0.00/-0.02|
|Dark Blue||65 +/- 2.5||0.01||+/- 0.05||+ 0.00/-0.02|
|Violet||70 +/- 2.7||0.01||+/- 0.05||+ 0.00/-0.02|
|Brown||75 +/- 2.7||0.01||+/- 0.05||+ 0.00/-0.02|
|Green||80 +/- 3.0||0.01||+/- 0.05||+ 0.00/-0.02|
|Gray||85 +/- 3.0||0.01||+/- 0.05||+ 0.00/-0.02|
|Black||90 +/- 3.0||0.01||+/- 0.05||+ 0.00/-0.02|
|Glass||N/A||0.005||+/- 0.05||+ 0.00/-0.02|
Manufactured to the tightest of tolerances, these Polishing Fixtures are used for polishing all industry standard fiber optic connectors. Available in one-piece connector or ferrule-only fixtures.
SENKO Polishing Films are available with surface textures and particle density to suit the end user’s performance requirements. Films are lot tested for quality, consistency and longevity. A range of films are available for epoxy removal, grinding, fine polish and cleaning of industry standard fiber optic connectors and ferrules.
The LongLife Diamond Series is used to grind and polish the connector endface to a smooth surface as illustrated in the figures below (please refer to Polishing-1 and Polishing-2).
The LFD Diamond Series is used to grind and polish the connector end face of fiber optic connectors and ferrules. The films feature consistent particle deposition with surface textures and particle density that provide the end user with excellent performance results, and a long polishing life.
|PRODUCT||PARTICLE SIZE||BASE MATERIAL THICKNESS|
|SFP-550 (SG)||APC SERIES (SENKO)|
|POLISHING PROCESS||FILM||TIME||FLUID||FILM||TIME||FLUID||GRAM FORCE PER CONNECTOR||RPM|
ADS films are a high quality and long lasting specially formulated final polishing film designed to maintain a stable polishing force after multiple uses. By keeping a stable polishing force, a high quality final polish is maintained without scratches or residues and achieving consistent low return loss values. ADS-NEXT film is designed especially for 1.25mm ferrules to minimize fiber indentation problems that can be typical from other films after repeated usages.
|Type||ADS and ADS-NEXT Series Final Polish Silica Film|
|Standard Sizes:||Disk type: 127mm (5inch)dia. (100pcs/set)|
|Film Color||Colorless, translucent|
|Base Thickness||75μm (3mil)|
|Compatible Ferrule||2.5mm diameter zirconia ferrule,1.25mm diameter zirconia ferrule|
|Storage Conditions||10-30 degrees Celcius, humidity 30-60%|
*Results vary depending on factors such as the machine used, polishing conditions, ferrule type and cleaning of film between uses.