Press Release Summary:
Optical Industrial Connector System has IP67-rated sealing and is designed for harsh environments. With -40 to +85Â°C temperature range, it features bayonet-style mechanical latch, and removable connector providing sealing between adapter mating surface, as well as cable exiting connector. Models include single-fiber SC (subscriber connector) and 8-12 fiber MPO (multi-fiber push-on connector).
Original Press Release:
Molex Adds Multi-Fiber and Single-Fiber Versions to its Rugged, High-Performance Optical Industrial Connector System
Molex (NASDAQ: MOLX and MOLXA) has added two new connectors to its Optical Industrial IP67-rated sealed system offering. The multi-fiber push-on connector (MPO) and subscriber connector (SC) provide customers more solutions for applying optical connectors in harsh environments. The SC version is available in single-fiber, while the MPO version is offered in 8 to 12 fiber counts.
Combining the high performance of a fiber optic connector with the versatility of a sealed rugged connector, the Optical Industrial connector system offers easy installations and terminations in harsh industrial environments. Features of the Optical Industrial connector system include:
One-step optical sealed connection that withstands high temperatures
o Assemblies with IP67-rated sealing on standard format optical interfaces including LC, SC and MPO
o Bayonet-style mechanical latch on assemblies
o Removable connector that provides sealing between the adapter mating surface, as well as the cable exiting the connector
o Moisture protection
o Dust protection
o Broad temperature range (-40 to 85°C)
Easy installation and industry-standard compatible
o Bulkhead adapter allows for easy enclosure installation
o Works with any standard fiber type
Multiple versions and styles available in single mode and multimode styles
o New SC
o New MPO - available in 8 to 12 fiber-counts
o LC - available in duplex fiber-counts
Rugged Industrial Applications
The Optical Industrial connector system is ideal for a variety of indoor and outdoor applications, including industrial, medical equipment and telecommunications/CATV, as well as various rugged test equipment, mobile broadcasting or audio visual equipment and food processing applications. Cable Assemblies are available in small quantities starting at under $50 each and can be shipped within 4-6 weeks from order placement. For more information, please visit: http://www.molex.com/fiber/industrial_lc.html.
Product Marketing Manager