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Fiber Optic Cable Termination Method

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052837D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Bauman, AH Peterson, DG [+details]

Abstract

The termination of the fiber-optic cables is most frequently accomplished using epoxy cement, which requires careful mixing and curing time. The lengthy termination time, because of the time required to mix, apply and wait for epoxy cement to cure, is a problem for field installations.