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Sumitomo Electric Lightwave Knows Fusion Splicing

by Katy Plant on June 15, 2022


So you're finally going to buy an optical fiber fusion splicer. Never thought the day would come, eh? Network infrastructure expansion was never easy. Until now.

Reminder for the newbies: Fusion splicing is the process of fusing or welding two fibers together with an electric arc. It is the most common approach to splicing because of the strong, reliable joint that is formed. So, how does one fusion splice? What instrument does one need? I'll tell you only because you asked. You need an optical fiber fusion splicer

Reminder for the oldies: Window shopping is one thing, but now that you're really in the market for an optical fiber fusion splicer, you'll want to narrow in on connectivity, performance and quality.

If you're looking for an industry leader in optical fiber, no other company can quite match Sumitomo Electric Lightwave. Like you, their customers depend on products that are dependable and flexible; this makes expanding network infrastructure a whole lot easier. Not to mention they offer a really nice range of splicers. 

Here are a few noteworthy features of their latest HD core aligning fusion splicer:




Sumitomo Electric Lightwave Q102-CA+ Fusion Splicer 

  • Preventative Maintenance
    • Upcoming repair alerts
  • Quick Mode
    • 5-second splice
  • Reduced Power Consumption
    • 7% reduction; 320 operation cycles on a full charge
  • Nanotune Technology
    • AI algorithms increase accuracy


You can also watch the video below to get a better idea of what maintenance would be like if you went with an option like this:


Whatever you decide, know that you can expect great things from trusted manufacturers like Sumitomo Electric, who are dedicated to making your fiber optic network as reliable as possible. 


Contact a Representative


Contact a local Accu-Tech Representative to learn more about this product today, or visit our Sumitomo Electric Lightwave vendor page.

Topics: Optical Fiber Connectivity fusion Sumitomo fiber splicing quantum fusion splicer kit fusion splicing

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