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Fiber Optic Cable Joining

Fiber optic cable joining is the process of splicing two pieces of fiber optic cable together. Joining fiber optic is usually accomplished by using a pair of mating connectors, each used to terminate an end of the cable to be joined. The connectors are designed to ensure proper alignment of the fiber cores in each piece. In addition, the ends must be cleaned cut and pieced together end-to-end, with no gap, to minimize signal loss due to the splice.