|[January 21, 2013]
AFL Launches New Fujikura 12S Fusion Splicer
SPARTANBURG, S.C. --(Business Wire)--
introduces the Fujikura
12S fusion splicer, the world's smallest, lightest and most portable
fusion splicer. At just 4.76"W x 6.38"D x 2.24"H, the full-featured 12S
fusion splicer is engineered to increase efficiency in the field. With
its fully ruggedized chassis, the 12S provides exceptional protection
from shock, dust and moisture while its transit case offers multiple
options to optimize available work space. The work tray can be placed on
top of the transit case or used independently, and for maximum
portability the 12S fusion splicer can be detached completely.
Fujikura 12S Fusion Splicer (Photo: Business Wire)
Retaining it two camera observation system, the Fujikura 12S fusion
splicer has several enhanced features.
New Li-ion battery provides three times more power than older
versions, yielding up to 100 splice cycles;
The 4.5" high-resolution LCD monitor is three times larger than
previous screens with no glare under direct sunlight;
Refinements in the arc calibration and optical systems have extended
the electrode life to 3,000 splices - three times longer than previous
Splicing and tube heating are 20 percent faster; and
Software updates are available via the Internet for quick access to
the latest splice programs.
Even with its small size, the Fujikura 12S fusion splicer incorporates
innovative features that have enormous capabilities. Backed by the best
service team in the industry, the Fujikura 12S fusion splicer is the
ideal splicer to use when portability, ruggedness, versatility and
reliability are needed for your splicing application.
For more information about AFL and its products and services, visit www.AFLglobal.com.
AFL provides industry-leading products and services to the electric
utility, broadband, communications, OEM, enterprise, wireless and
transit rail markets as well as the emerging markets of oil and gas,
mining, nuclear, avionics, medical, renewable and intelligent grid. The
company's diverse product portfolio includes fiber optic cable,
transmission and substation accessories, outside plant equipment,
connectors, fusion splicers, test equipment and training. AFL's service
portfolio includes market-leading positions with the foremost
communications companies supporting inside plant central office, EF&I,
outside plant, enterprise and wireless areas.
Founded in 1984, AFL is proud to offer engineering expertise,
exceptional products and reliable service that help our customers
improve their critical and electrical infrastructure. AFL has operations
in the U.S., Mexico, Europe and Asia. The company is headquartered in
Spartanburg, SC, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. (News - Alert) of
Japan. For more information, visit www.AFLglobal.com.
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