Optic Connector Inspection and Cleaning MiniCourse
U MiniCourses are courses on a specific topic that you can
take in about an hour or less. They are based on questions
people ask FOA all the time, so the topics are recommended
by our readers.
of fiber optic communications networks
Contractors and techs who install, operate and maintain
From this self-study program you should learn:
the condition of fiber optic connectors affects
kinds of dirt and contamination are found on connector
to inspect connectors for cleanliness
to clean connectors properly before testing or
you finish, you can take an online test on this course to
qualify for a "Fiber U Certificate of Completion." The
test cost for a Fiber U MiniCourse is $10US.
Optical fibers are as small as a human hair and the performance of fiber optic connections is highly susceptible to dirt and contamination. This course describes the types of connector problems caused by dirt, contamination and damage, how to perform visual inspection of connectors and how to use proper methods to clean them.
this lesson plan you will be instructed to watch the
and take a quiz (Test Your Knowledge) to complete the
the videos, read the section in the FOA Guide and take
the quiz. For this course, we recommend watching the
videos first and then reading the FOA Guide page on
Restoration. There is a short quiz you can use to check
your comprehension. The Certificate of Completion test
is based on those materials.
Lecture 57 Fiber Optic Connector Inspection And
Inspection And Cleaning of Fiber Optic Connectors.
Test Your Comprehension
Optic Connector Inspection and Cleaning Quiz.
you finish all the assignments you can take an online test
on this course to qualify for a "Fiber U Certificate of
Completion." The test cost is $10US.
Go here to take the Fiber U "Fiber
Optic Connector Inspection and Cleaning" Certificate
of Completion test. Here
are detail directions if this is your first time
taking a Fiber
U Certificate of Completion exam.
This information is
provided by The Fiber Optic Association, Inc. as a
benefit to those interested in teaching, designing,
manufacturing, selling, installing or using fiber optic
communications systems or networks. It is intended to be
used as an overview and/or basic guidelines and in no
way should be considered to be complete or
comprehensive. These guidelines are strictly the opinion
of the FOA and the reader is expected to use them as a
basis for learning, as a reference and for creating
their own documentation, project specifications, etc.
Those working with fiber optics in the classroom,
laboratory or field should follow all safety rules
carefully. The FOA assumes no liability for the use of
any of this material.