Dry Fiber Optic Cleaning Products–Lint free wipes

Lint free wipes — The traditional way of fiber optic cleaning is to use lens paper or cloth to clean the optical fiber connector endface.

Lint-free wipes

Lint-free wipe cleaning method

The operator folds the lens paper (such as the lint free wipes) into 4~6 layers and lay it flat on a table. He then holds the connector vertically straight and cleans the end face in figure 8 motion.

This fiber optic cleaning method is inherently abrasive and sometimes can induce scratches. This dry cleaning step is also necessary after a wet cleaning to remove solvent residue.


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