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Shaped Tip Fiber Assemblies suit medical laser applications.

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January 31, 2014 - Designed to provide optimum control over laser light during medical procedures, Shaped Tip Fibers and Fiber Assemblies offer conical, ball, radiused, chiseled, and angular fiber ends for benign prostatic hyperplasia, optical-coherence tomography-guided, and photodynamic therapy laser treatments. Tips allow customers to shape outbeam and/or increase efficiency of light collections. Customized designs are also available.

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New Shaped Tip Fiber Assemblies from Fiberguide for Medical Laser Applications

Press release date: January 30, 2014

New fiber ends add control over output beam shape and fiber efficiency

Stirling, N.J. – New shaped tip fibers and fiber assemblies from Fiberguide Industries provide optimum control over laser light during medical procedures. The conical, ball, radiused, chiseled and angular fiber ends are ideal for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), optical-coherence tomography-guided (OCT) and photodynamic therapy (PDT) laser treatments.

The new shaped tip fibers are created using Fiberguide’s proprietary design software and fiber processing techniques. The tips allow customers to shape the outbeam beam and/or increase the efficiency of light collection. Customized designs are also available.

For additional information on Fiberguide products and services, contact Fiberguide toll free at 877-490-7803, email or visit In addition, the company is exhibiting at BIOS/ Photonics West at the Moscone Center (San Francisco, Calif.) from February 1-6. Attendees can visit the company at BIOS booth 8522 and Photonics West booth 1723.

Company Profile:
Fiberguide Industries, Inc., a Halma company, is a leading supplier of specialty optical fiber and optical fiber assemblies with offices in 11 countries and sales in over 30 countries. The company’s gold and aluminum coated fibers and precision array capabilities make it the manufacturer of choice for high temperature environments, and demanding OEM assemblies and array specifications. Fiberguide is ISO 9001:2008 certified at its manufacturing locations in the U.S. and China.

Company Contact:
Patricia Seniw
Fiberguide Industries
1 Bay Street
Stirling, NJ 07719
Tel: +1 908.394.1920
Fax: +1 908.647.8464

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