What is a fusion splice protection sleeve

What is a fusion splice protection sleeve

First, we need to understand what a fusion splicer is. A fusion splicer is a machine that fuses or welds two different pieces of fiber optic glass cables together to become one with an electric current also known as an arc. When using a fusion splicer, most fusion splicers have an attached shrink oven that the protection sleeve is placed into to complete the process. We all know that fiber optic cables are made of glass, glass especially thin fibers, which are very brittle and easily broken. After the glass fusion is completed, this is where our friend, the fusion splice sleeves step in.

What is a fusion splice protection sleeve?
A fusion protection sleeve is used to protect the fusion splice where the two separate pieces of fiber optic cable have been joined into one. A protection sleeve is made up of three p

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