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Cleaving Tools For Practical In-Field Use
Author(s): T. Szostak; P. Garner
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Paper Abstract

We report on a family of high performance, hand-held cleaving tools developed by Thomas & Betts for use by field installation personnel. The cleaving tools are characterized by simplicity of use (cleaving requires only two actions, each operator insensitive) and consistency of cleave quality (100% of cleaves are below 3 degree angle, 80% below 1 degree. Minimum tool life 3000 cleaves).

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 August 1985
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0522, Fibre Optics '85, (22 August 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.946218
Show Author Affiliations
T. Szostak, Thomas & Betts Corporation (United States)
P. Garner, Thomas & Betts Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0522:
Fibre Optics '85
Lionel R. Baker, Editor(s)

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