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AFL Adds Four Splicers to the Fujikura Family

4/23/2008

Spartanburg, SC - AFL sets a higher standard with Fujikura’s new series of core alignment and fixed V-groove fusion splicers. Introducing the FSM-60 and FSM-18 series – fusion splicing is redefined! Offering unmatched versatility and reliability, the FSM-60 and FSM-18 series withstand a 30” drop test and continue splicing! With ruggedized edges, the new splicers are ideal for field splicing where accidents tend to happen.

“The Fujikura family of fusion splicers continues to excel, raising the bar with new features that enhance our current offerings,” said Greg Pickeral, product manager, fusion splicing systems. “Our goal is to provide the most durable and robust equipment in the industry, and we believe we’ve exceeded this goal.”

With the rugged construction, the new splicer series provide shock, dust and moisture resistance, further enhancing productivity in the field. New software provides the ability to download splice data to a PC for splice data reporting, download splicer operating software via the internet to maintain peak performance, and download video images from the splicer to enhance technical support. In addition, new features such as the user-selectable fiber clamping method (sheath clamp or fiber holder system), simultaneous battery charge and splicer operation, automatic arc calibration and fiber identification, and auto-start tube heater, makes this the productivity tool to count on!

The new splicers are available from AFL effective immediately. For additional information, visit www.AFLglobal.com.

About AFL
AFL is an industry leader in providing fiber optic products, engineering expertise and integrated services to the Electric Utility, Broadband, Telco, OEM, Private Network and Wireless markets. It has operations in the U.S., Mexico and the U.K.  AFL is a division of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan.

Contacts 
Greg Pickeral, Product Manager
AFL
864.433.5937
greg.pickeral@aflglobal.com

Corie Culp, Public Relations Manager
AFL
864.433.5409
corie.culp@aflglobal.com

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