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Manufacturing technology for tactical grade FOGs: assembly task
Author(s): Ike J. Song
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Paper Abstract

The Fiber Optic Gyros (FOG) automatic optical assembly station that automates fiber preparation, splicing, rejacketing, and strength testing will be covered in this paper. The station will also encompass a console/work area where an operator can interface with the machine. By ergonomic design of the auto optical assembly station, an operator can easily gain access to the optical tray and work in parallel while the station is in the automatic mode. The goal is to reduce labor content from 160 minutes to 20 minutes per FOG triax for splicing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 September 1994
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 2290, Fiber Optic Materials and Components, (28 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.187446
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Ike J. Song, Litton Systems, Inc./Guidance & Control Systems Div. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2290:
Fiber Optic Materials and Components
Hakan H. Yuce; Dilip K. Paul; Roger A. Greenwell, Editor(s)

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