Test Reference Cables support network verification.

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Available in singlemode and multimode versions, HLC® SCRATCHGUARD® Test Reference Cables feature hardened lens contact technology. Laser process produces tempered mating surface that extends life span of assembly. Shipped with optical performance data, interferometric data, and Fiberchek inspection data, cables are suited for fiber optic performance testing, manufacturing lines, fiber loss test sets, optical return loss meters, and lab instrumentation.

Original Press Release:

Megladon Announces New Product Release of HLC® SCRATCHGUARD® Test Reference Cables (TRCs)

Austin, Texas, – Megladon Manufacturing Group, Ltd announced today the release of a full suite of HLC Test Reference Cable products that are designed to support the growing demand for network test and verification. The new product group includes both singlemode and multimode cable assemblies.

Included in these products is Megladon’s patented HLC (Hardened Lens Contact) technology. The laser process is unique as it produces the only tempered mating surface in the industry promoting a longer life span for the assembly. The durability aspect is coupled with the extreme optical performance providing quicker verification of the network at the jobsite.

“We have produced private label test reference cables with our HLC technology for years”, stated John M Culbert, Megladon’s President. “Our customers and their customers have claimed up to 1500 mates. This translates to savings of thousands of dollars on large deployments. This new offering is the same product but under the Megladon brand.”

Each Test Reference Cable product is designed for maximum performance and ships with optical performance data, interferometric data and Fiberchek inspection data. Megladon’s Test Reference Cables can be used with all fiber optic loss test sets.

Megladon® Manufacturing Group Ltd., a subsidiary of TyRex Group Ltd.®, is recognized as a leader in the fiber optic marketplace. Founded in 1997, Megladon made it their mission to provide customers with fiber optic products that far exceed industry standards. As technology innovators, Megladon created the HLC® (Hardened Lens Contact) termination, which has changed the market and taken it to the next level. For additional information on Megladon and their patented processes please visit the company’s website at www.megladonmfg.com.

For additional information regarding Megladon’s variety of fiber optic products please contact John Culbert at 512.491-0006 or by email at scratchguard@megladonmfg.com.


  • Fiber Optic Performance Testing

  • Manufacturing Lines

  • Fiber Loss Test Sets

  • Optical Return Loss Meters

  • Lab Instrumentation

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