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Latest News

AFL Recipient of SCMA Workplace Safety Award

Two AFL facilities were honored with the South Carolina Manufacturers Association (SCMA) Plant Safety Award for outstanding workplace safety accomplishments during 2016.

AFL Supports Turning Point in its Mission to Eradicate Domestic Violence

AFL awarded a $5,000 grant to Turning Point, Inc., an organization that supports victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse by providing safe shelter, advocacy, prevention and social change.

AFL/Fujikura Launch Board Connectivity and Wrapping Tube Cable at OFC 2017

New product introductions include optical card edge and on-card assemblies and Wrapping Tube Cable with SWR® Technology.

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Latest Blog Posts

5 Best Practices for Certifying Next Generation Networks: A Suitable Test Reference Method

3/10/2017 9:00:08 AM | with 0 comments
To assure the most accurate loss measurements when testing a link, the use of Reference Grade cables during the referencing process is critical to ensure accuracy, repeatability and reproducibility.

5 Best Practices for Certifying Next Generation Networks: Bi-Directional Measurements

3/3/2017 9:00:59 AM | with 0 comments
While a single direction loss measurement method is initially quicker and cheaper, a bi-directional method is preferable for more reliable overall network characterization, since it significantly reduces the likelihood of rework and associated costs.

5 Best Practices for Certifying Next Generation Networks: Encircled Flux

2/24/2017 9:00:14 AM | with 0 comments
For multimode fiber, launch conditions or how light is coupled into a fiber can have a significant effect on optical loss measurements.

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