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Fabrication and Evaluation of a High Density Multi Fiber Plastic Connector,
FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO LTD TOKYO (JAPAN)
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This connector is made by direct-molding a five-fiber tape using transfer-molding machine, so that it may be small in size, high in precision, low in cost, and easy to assemble. This connector has dimensions of 5 mm t x 13 mmW x 10 mmL and fiber space is 0.3 mm and alignment-hole space is 7 mm five fibers of 0.125 mm in diameter and two alignment-holes of 1.4 mm in diameter are positioned in the line in the center of end face. The guide rod which is inserted in the alignment-hole has a diameter of 1.4 mm or - 0.5 micron.
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