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Fusion Splicing vs Mechanical Splicing

We do a fiber optic  fusion splice class every six month or so for one of the classes we offer. One of the most asked about questions during is what is the difference between mechanical fiber splicing versus fusion splicing? Is one better in certain situations? which version offers better reliability and performance? I recently read this article from Belden Networks that helps shed information on both methods and possibly help you decide which method is best for your application. Click here for more:
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