Fiber Optic Splicing & Connector Module


Comprehensive and challenging activities

Complete self-contained curriculum

Color-coded activity tabs

Low cost per student

Uses safe, large-core 1000µm plastic fiber

Full 4-color instructor and student manuals

Step by step instructions

Many graphic illustrations add clarity to instructions

Removable and photocopyable sheets in the Instructor's Manual

Stand-alone curriculum capability

The Fiber Optic Connector and Splicing Module is a 3-activity module with the following activities:

Equipment and Component Familiarization

Methods for Installing a Fiber Connector

Methods for Splicing Fiber Cable

IF-505: Fiber Optic Splicing and Connector Module
2000 grit sandpaper, 3 µm polishing film, 15 2-meter lengths of 1000 µm-core plastic fiber, 15 fiber splices, and 30 ST fiber connectors.

The Fiber Optic Connector and Splicing Module is a new and supplemental curriculum from Industrial Fiber Optics. It is written and designed to augment our best industry selling Fiber Optic Demonstration system training product. This new module is an ideal hands-on training curiculum for industrial technology and vocational education studies in two of the most sought after industry technical skills today--splicing a fiber optic cable and installing of fiber optic connectors in the field.

Although this module was written as a supplemental curriculum for the Fiber Optic Demonstration System, it also can be used as a standalone instructional package. The module is fully compatible with both the plastic and glass versions of the Fiber Optic Demonstration System. (In addition, this module is also compatible with a product manufactured for Scientific Laser Connection, which is referred to as Module 2).

Each activity includes:

Advance reading assignments

Actual hands-on, step-by-step procedures for assembling components, then testing them for degree of technical performance. Discussions of applicability to real-world environments such as communications systems put the procedures in industry perspective.

Assessment of the strengths and shortcomings of various components as system requirements change

Worksheets/quizzes that test students' knowledge as well as their ability to apply that knowledge to conceptual situations

Homework asignments (using Internet or library resources)

The comprehensive Instructor's Manual that comes with the module also includes answers to quiz and worksheet questions and a description of replacement parts,. which are consumed or worn down in activities.

The Fiber Optic Connector and Splicing Module includes the following items: fiber inspection microscope, hot knife and stand, fiber optic crimping tool, Professional fiber cutter, titanium polishing puck, polishing slurry, Micro-strip fiber stripper, glass polishing plate, tool box, 2 ounces index-matching gel, 2000 grit sandpaper, 3 µm polishing film, 2 ST® mating sleeves, set of two interconnecting fibers, 4 ounces isopropyl alcohol, two Student manuals, one Instructor's manual, 15 2-meter lengths of 1000 µm-core plastic fiber, 15 fiber splices and 30 ST fiber connectors).

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