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Cleaning Sticks, Tips and Swabs

AFL cleaning sticks and tips are specifically designed for cleaning fiber optic connector end-faces. AFL offers a wide variety of sticks and tips in sizes to clean most common commercial connectors (ST, SC, FC, LC, & MU), military connectors, and LEMO connectors for video applications. AFL also offers swabs for thorough cleaning of fusions splicer’s optical elements and alignment V-grooves which is critical in ensuring successful trouble-free splicing operations.

 

Products


CLETOP (ACT) adapter cleaning sticks offered by AFL are an easy and efficient means of cleaning fiber optics connectors in adapters and cleaning alignment sleeves. CLETOP sticks are available in sizes for most common commercial connectors (ST, SC, FC, LC, & MU), military connectors, and LEMO connectors for video applications. When connectors need to be cleaned inside adapters, you can rely on the CLETOP stick.
CCT Connector Cleaning Tips from AFL meet the cleaning needs of today's fiber networks. These tips use a molded, sintered polymer that is both porous and pliable, conforming to virtually any fiber end-face polish geometry while trapping and absorbing contaminants. Designed to be used with AFL's FCC2 Connector Cleaning Fluid for consistent and reliable connector cleaning results. Sizes are available for all commonly used connectors.
Thorough cleaning of a fusion splicer’s optical elements and alignment V-grooves is critical to ensure successful trouble-free splicing operations. CS-1 Cotton Swabs are especially useful for such cleaning operations. The small size of the CS-1 swabs ensures accessibility in tight places and will not leach out chemicals or lint and contaminate optical elements.