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Mass Fusion Splicer
90R Kit series

How to clean v-groove and fiber clamp chips of 90R

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Reason to clean v-groove and fiber clamp chips

Fujikura recommend to clean v-groove and fiber clamp chips periodically, because dust on v-groove or fiber clamp chips may attach to fiber or influence to motion for splicing fiber, and it may result in high splice loss.

Fujikura recommend to clean v-groove and fiber clamp chip periodically, because dust on v-groove or fiber clamp may attach to fiber or influence to motion for splicing fiber, and it may result in high splice loss.

Timing or Frequency to clean v-groove and fiber clamp chips

Recommended frequency to clean: Every day

But if below symptom occur, please clean v-groove and fiber clamp.
1. Fiber position is shifted from center after fiber gapset.
2. “ZL/ZR motor overrun error” occur.

Necessary Item

Procedure

1. Cleaning v-groove and fiber clamp by cotton swab with alcohol.

1. Cleaning v-groove and fiber clamp by cotton swab with alcohol.

V-groove cleaning 

Fiber clamp chips cleaning

Check by Magnifier

V-groove

Fiber clamp chips

2. If it is difficult to remove the dust on v-groove, cleaved fiber may remove the dust easily.

2. If it is difficult to remove the dust on v-groove, cleaved fiber may remove the dust easily.