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Fujikura Launch Expanded Range Of Top Selling Fast Connectors Portfolio At ECOC

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New two and three millimetre ST type versions to tighten Fujikura grip on market

Fujikura Europe is to expand its top-selling FAST Series Connector portfolio and later this month at ECOC it will be displaying two and three millimetre ST (Straight Tip) type versions for the first time.

The new ST type connectors are ideal for multimode, LAN and CCTV applications and follow Fujikura’s previously highly successful introduction of two and three millimetre connectors with SC and LC versions last year.

“The FAST Connector series have been an enormous success for us across Europe and the ST type availability will add to the flexibility of our customers who are faced with different installation problems every day,” said Fujikura Europe Sales and Marketing Manager Brian Leonard.

The Fujikura FAST (Field Assembly with Simple Technique) Series offers installers assembly in five easy steps – stripping the fibre, cleaning, cleaving, fibre insertion, release of a disposable wedge tool to achieve the completion of assembly.

The key features include:-
• Connector termination in less than 60 seconds
• No messy epoxy
• Termination to both 0.25mm and 0.9mm ө fibre
• No specialised tooling or training needed
• Low insertion loss and back reflection

The FAST connectors cater for 250um and 900um single-mode and multi-mode fibre. They were all designed with simplicity in mind.

“As roll-outs of FTTH around Europe continue at a rapid pace, engineers need to be able to act quickly and highly efficiently – particularly in today’s economic climate, where every Euro counts in relation to the ‘cost-per-user’ ratio,” said Mr Leonard.

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About Fujikura Europe Ltd
Fujikura is one of the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers of fibre optic technology and electronic components.  Established in 1885, and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, the company employs over 33,000 people worldwide.

The company specialises in the manufacture of fibre, cables, connectors, test and measurement equipment and splicing machines for a range of markets and applications, including telecommunications, datacoms, electronics, power transmission, medical, industrial and automotive.

With facilities in Japan, the USA, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Vietnam and Russia, the company has a global presence.  From its European headquarters in south west London, Fujikura provides sales, technical, training and after-sales servicing functions.  The company has a presence in 30 European countries and supplies many of the continent’s major telecommunications vendors.

For further information, please visit www.fujikura.co.uk