FITEL Furukawa Electric

Furukawa Information Technologies and Telecommunications (FITEL) sets the benchmark for precision performance and reliability in the field.

FITEL: Advanced Fusion Splicers for OEM

FITEL Furukawa Electric

Furukawa Information Technologies and Telecommunications (FITEL) sets the benchmark for precision performance and reliability in the field.




Furukawa Electric’s FITEL fusion splicing machines

FITEL Fusion Splicer Range for OEM Applications

Key features of splicer for manufacturing application include easy and safe operation, high speed splicing and heating, durability and stable performance for heavy use, and very low splice loss for splicing dissimilar fibres.

FITEL S179A FITEL S185HS FITEL S185PM FITEL S185LDF FITEL S185PMLDF FITEL S183-PMII FITEL S184-PM-SLDF
Alignment Type Core Alignment Core Alignment (Dual left and right-side)
Applicable Fibres SM, MM, DSF, Cut-off Shifted Fiber, NZD, BIF/UBIF SM, MM, DSF, NZD, EDF, DCF, PCF, HighΔ SM, MM, DSF, NZD, EDF, DCF, PCF, PMF, HighΔ SM, MM, DSF, NZD, EDF, DCF, PCF, HighΔ SM, MM, DSF, NZD, EDF, DCF, PCF, PMF, HighΔ
Average Splice Loss (SM ITU-T G652) 0.02 dB SM
Cladding Diameter

80~150μm

80 to 500μm

80~1200μm

Coating Diameter

100 to 3000 μm

160 to 2000μm (In Fiber holder)

160 to 900μm (Coating clamp splice)

160 to 1300μm (In Fiber holder)

160 to 900μm (Coating clamp splice)

160 to 2000μm (In Fiber holder)

160 to 900μm (Coating clamp splice)

160 to 1300μm (In Fiber holder)

160 to 900μm (Coating clamp splice)

160 to 2000 μm

Typical Extinction Ratio N/A PANDA: -36.8dB*3 (Angle offset: 0.6degree) N/A PANDA: -36.8dB*3 (Angle offset: 0.6degree) PANDA: -40 dB (Angle offset: 0.6 degree) PANDA: -36.8dB*3 (Angle offset: 0.6degree)
Typical Splice Time (SM) 6 sec. 15 sec. 20 sec.
Typical Heat Time 9 sec. (60mm sleeve) 35s (40mm sleeve) 51 sec. (60mm sleeve)
Tension Strength 1.96 N (+0% to +20%)
FITEL S179A FITEL S185HS FITEL S185PM FITEL S185LDF FITEL S185PMLDF FITEL S183-PMII FITEL S184-PM-SLDF
LCD Monitor 4.3" wide color LCD monitor with touch screen 6.5" colour LCD monitor with VGA video output
Fiber Image Magnification 278X, 556X 104X, 278X or 556X 215X, 430X
Portability and Ruggedness

Hand-held design

Bench-top design (Battery option for cordless operation)

Bench-top design

Battery Capacity Typical 200 splice / heat cycles Typical 60 splice / heat cycles N/A
Dimensions

179W x 246D x 131H mm (including shock absorber)

210W x 180D x 150H mm 350W × 197D × 154H mm
Weight 1.9 kg (with battery) 4.5 kg (without battery)
4.7 kg (with battery)
8.5 kg 8.8 kg
Data Output / Connectivity

USB ver. 2.0 mini B

Near Field Communication (NFC)

WiFi communication

USB ver. 2.0 type A

USB ver. 2.0 mini B

Wi-Fi communication

Ethernet

USB ver.1.1

Ethernet

FITEL S179A FITEL S185HS FITEL S185PM FITEL S185LDF FITEL S185PMLDF FITEL S183-PMII FITEL S184-PM-SLDF
Recommended Applications

FTTx, Underground / Aerial, Drop, Premises, LAN

Telecommunications, Back Bone, Metro & Long-haul installation

R&D, Manufacturing, Testing

R&D, Manufacturing, Testing

Advanced Functions

Attenuation Splice Function

Splice & break for testing

Dissimilar fibres splicing

Splice & break for testing

Dissimilar fibres splicing

High Strength splicing

Fiber Rotation Function (Auto and manual control)

Arc Scanning Function

Splice & break for testing

Dissimilar fibres splicing

High Strength splicing

Fiber Rotation Function (Auto and manual control)

Arc Scanning Function

PM (Polarisation Maintaining) fiber splicing

Splice & break for testing

Dissimilar fibres splicing

High Strength splicing

Fiber Rotation Function (Auto and manual control)

Arc Scanning Function

Large Diameter fiber splicing

Splice & break for testing

Dissimilar fibres splicing

High Strength splicing

Fiber Rotation Function (Auto and manual control)

Arc Scanning Function

Large Diameter fiber splicing

PM (Polarisation Maintaining) fiber splicing

Splice & break for testing

Dissimilar fibres splicing

High Strength splicing

Fiber Rotation Function (Auto and manual control)

Arc Scanning Function

Large Diameter fiber splicing

PM (Polarisation Maintaining) fiber splicing

Splice & break for testing

Dissimilar fibres splicing

High Strength splicing

Fiber Rotation Function (Auto and manual control)

Arc Scanning Function

Large Diameter fiber splicing

PM (Polarisation Maintaining) fiber splicing

Super Large Diameter fiber splicing


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  1. The FITEL S185HS / S185PM High-end Fusion Splicers for PMF and High strength splicing. Low splice loss, compact size. Designed for production, manufacturing and R&D applications. Learn More
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    The FITEL S183PMII ver.2 and S184PM-SLDF ver.2 Advanced Fusion Splicers. Designed especially for the demanding OEM, R&D, production and other special applications of the optical components industry. Learn More
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    SKU #S183PMII/S184PM-SLDF
  3. The exceptional FITEL S179 Fusion Splicer delivers rapid splicing and heating ability with consistent results, splice after splice. This kit includes FITEL S327 High Precision Cleaver. Learn More
    AU$10,730.00 AU$11,803.00
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    SKU #473083_K2 | MFR #S179A-2
  4. The FITEL S185LDF / S185PMLDF High-end Fusion Splicers for LDF and PMLDF splicing up to 500μm. Low splice loss, compact size. Designed for production, manufacturing and R&D applications. Learn More
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  5. S185ROF and S185PMROF featuring 3SAE ROF (Ring of Fire) technology. Ring of Fire models equip the powerful arc-discharging by three electrodes with wider plasma field (high temperature field) for splicing large diameter fibres up to 800μm cladding diameter. Learn More
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    SKU #S185ROF/S185PMROF
  6. S185EDV with the world’s first Composite Image Technology - both fiber images overlapped for precise alignment. Tailored for fiber with complex internal structures. Dual Mirror System-simultaneous view of both fiber ends. Learn More
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    SKU #S185EDV
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