Fiber Optic Cleavers

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Precision LDF Cleavers handle 80-1,250 µm dia fibers.

December 9, 2014

Designed for fusion splicing and glass processing preparation, CT-105/-106 feature precision large diameter fiber (LDF) capability and can perform both flat and angled cleaves. For optimal and consistent results, features include programmable automatic clamp function, angle cleaving function, storage for up to 100 program modes, 20,000-cleave blade life with 125 µm dia cladding, and color LCD monitor. CT-106 handles precision angled cleaving with angles of 0° to 15°. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Optical Fiber Cleavers support high-volume manufacturing.

October 3, 2013

Featuring tension-and-scribe cleaving technology, Models CAC-400 and CAC-400-A enable automated production of fiber lasers, fiber-based medical and sensing devices, and other fiber components. CAC-400 produces flat cleaves with quality end-face finishes on standard and specialty fibers from 60–600 microns in diameter, while CAC-400-A creates both flat and angled cleaves. Both feature Precision Cleave™ technology for optimal cleave positioning, cleave consistency, and mirror-like facet quality. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Optical Fiber Cleaver uses tension-and-scribe technology.

May 15, 2012

Designed for 80-200 micron fiber diameters, Model PFC-400 produces flat, clean, low end-angle cleaves on single-mode, multi-mode, polarization-maintaining, and other specialty fibers. Shared transfer clip with CAS-4000 Series splicers allows user to move optical fiber from PFC-400 to CAS splicer without compromising fiber positioning. Measuring 3.0 x 6.0 x 5.9 in., portable battery-operated unit is suited for fiber laser, aerospace/defense, telecom, medical, sensing, and research applications. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Optical Fiber Cleaver handles fibers up to 1.25 mm diameter.

May 12, 2010

Using tension and scribe technology, Model LDC-400 produces precise, consistent cleaves with mirror-quality end-face finishes. Automated unit can produce flat and angled cleaves up to 15° on fibers ranging from 80 microns to 1.25 mm in diameter. It features programmable cleave tension, rotation angle, and scribe conditions, as well as special processes for cleaving photonic crystal fiber, polarization maintaining fibers, or capillary laser systems. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Fiber Cleaving System is designed for 125-650 µm wire.

February 17, 2010

Liquid Clamp Cleaver(TM), designed for all standard cladding size and large diameter fiber, features lead- and cadmium-free metal alloy ingot that melts below boiling point of water. Ingot solidifies tightly around optical fiber when cooled, allowing torque-free clamping even of non-round fibers. Solid-state temperature control system melts and chills alloy as needed. Unit's LCD screen provides status updates, instructions, and access to menu that allows use of up to 10 cleaving programs. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Cleaver features laser-based operation.

March 3, 2005

Utilizing technology from Corning Cable Systems, non-contact COMET(TM) provides automated cleaving of fiber optic connectors. It augments existing Gemini-Cx processing cell, which integrates polishing, cleaning, and inspection in single manufacturing platform for production of simplex and multifiber optical connectors. Read More

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