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OpTek Systems

LaserCleave™

Engineered to address the production of existing and a new generation of optical interconnects, in a compact and user-friendly platform, LaserCleave™-1500 is designed to maximize productivity in connector manufacture.
This unit has an interchangeable loading port, on a kinematic mount to allow for rapid changeover between connectors types. Optional ferrule ports are available for the majority of standard polished connectors. US Connec endorses the LaserCleave-1500 for processing of fiber ribbons for PRIZM® LightTurn® and PRIZM® MT connectors.

 
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Features

  • Smooth finish, rapid, noncontact process

  • Interchangeable port for different connector types

  • Ergonomic ,user friendly design and operation

  • Precise and repeatable cut off length and cleave position

Benefits

  • Eliminate unnecessary polishing steps reducing overall cost

  • Repeatable Process with Zero Operator Dependence

  • No core cracks or cleaving back into the ferrule

  • Achieve polish friendly rounded end, no sharp corners or edges

Applications

  • Optical fiber termination

  • Single and Ribbon Fiber

  • Telecommunications, Military, Aerospace, Datacomm & CATV

 

Specifications

  • Process Speed Typical < 1 sec per fiber

  • Ferrule Protrusion Typically < 40um

  • Repeatability Typically ± 5um

  • Endface Quality Hackle-free, no core cracks or chipping

  • Endface Geometry Rounded end, no sharp corner or edges

  • Shards   Large capacity collection >1M fiber shards

  • Dimensions Bench top (WDH) 26.8” x 19.9” x 9.6”

  • Power Single Phase, 1.7kVA

  • Weight 77lbs

 

Model Information

MAIN BODY UNIT WITH MONITOR

SIMPLEX FIBER

PART NUMBER:  LaserCleave™-SP

MULTI-FIBER

PART NUMBER:  LaserCleave™-MT

PRIZM® MT

PART NUMBER:  LaserCleave™-LT

STUB FIBER

Cleaving fixed length and angle, customer specific fixturing required

PART NUMBER:  LaserCleave™-STB

 
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ACCESSORIES

ADAPTORS AND FUME EXTRACTION SYSTEM FOR THE -1500 SYSTEM

1.25 mm Flat Adapter

LCF-0125

1.25 mm Angled Adapter

LCF-0125A

2.5 mm Flat Adapter

LCF-0250

2.5 mm Angled Adapter

LCF-0250A

MT Adapter

LCF-MT

Ribbon Adapter

LCF-RBN

PRIZM® MT  LT Adapter

LCF-LT

Stub Adapter

LCF-STB

PRIZM MT Fixture

LCF-MXC

Fume Extraction System

LCF-EXTR

 

From laser micromachining and optical fiber processing, to material handling, integrated inspection, self-calibration and other capabilities, OpTek Systems is dedicated to solving our customer’s most extraordinary challenges worldwide. We are committed to excellence in multidisciplinary engineering.  To learn more about OpTek and their products please visit www.optek.humaneticsgroup.com.

LaserCleave™ is a Trade Mark of Optek Systems, A Humanetics Company.

PRIZM® MT is a Registered Trade Mark of USConec.