AFL: 90R Mass Fusion Splicer

March 23, 2021
The time to fuse fibers has decreased such that additional reduction in total cycle time must come elsewhere. Therefore, the entire splicing process has been enhanced.
The time to fuse fibers has decreased such that additional reduction in total cycle time must come elsewhere. Therefore, the entire splicing process has been enhanced. AFL’s 90R Fusion Splicer addresses these enhancements with splicer communication between it and preparation equipment, automated operation of transition steps, and splice downtime reductions.

Judge’s comment: “A triumph of automation in the time-consuming and precision-demanding realm of fusion splicing."

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