fusion splice


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fusion splice

A type of fiber-optic splice that melts the two ends of the fiber together using heat. Contrast with mechanical splice.
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Total insertion loss using this fusion splice termination method measures .
Available in specification--or standard-grade formats, the enclosure is compatible with the company's range of fiber pak/adapter plates loaded with SC, ST, LC and MT-RJ adapters, as well as a universal splice tray for both mechanical and fusion splices.
Slight bends, fusion splices and closely spaced connections can be difficult to locate and measure, especially when they occur further down the cable.