Industrial Fiber Optics, Inc.
1725 West 1st Street
Tempe, AZ 85281-7622
Contact Name: Randy Dahl, President
Tempe, Arizona - Industrial Fiber Optics (IFO) is now manufacturing and marketing top-of-the-line Sercos fiber optic cables direct to end users as well as to distributors. The company has long been a primary supplier of custom fiber optic patch cords to industry, but previously didn't direct-market these products.
The marketing change will:
- reduce the cost of Sercos fiber networks
- provide customers with the options of custom fiber lengths to suit specific applications
- allow second sourcing of critical components
- reduce customers- lead time
IFO's standard product line of Sercos cables duplicates the Sercos requirements for either "inside" or "outside-component enclosure" applications. Fiber cables recommended "for-outside" the enclosure are designated 2090-SCVPx-x by Allen-Bradley, and IF-635-x-x by IFO. Those "inside" the enclosure are Allen-Bradley 2090-SCEPx-x, and IFO IF-636-x-x series.
IFO makes all patch cords from Eska™ Premier fiber cable terminated on both ends with top quality all-stainless steel SMA 905 ROHS compliant fiber optic connectors. Assembly processes and materials significantly exceed industry-standard specifications for cables. This includes using special epoxy to bond core/cladding to stainless steel ferrules, and adhesive-lined heat shrink to bond Kevlar« strength members to the fiber connector. All cables include strain relief components on both ends to minimize stress.
The IF-635 series patch cord utilizes GHTT4001 fiber cable, a dual-jacket cable featuring PVC outer and PE inner jackets. This cable includes a layer of Kevlar« to enhance strength. The IF-636 series offers GHCP4001 cable. The optical fiber core in both cables uses Eska™ Premier 980 Ám diameter PMMA core with a 10 Ám layer of cladding. Find detailed specifications for both fiber cables on the IFO web site here.
The IF-635 and IF-636 product line offers cable lengths from .1 to 60 meter(s) in length, as well as options for custom lengths.
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More about Industrial Fiber Optics. Industrial Fiber Optics is an Arizona corporation that has been in business since 1990. Major product lines consist of fiber optics and laser products for all educational markets, reselling Mitsubishi Eska™ plastic core optical fiber and cable, and making standard and customer value-added assemblies with plastic and glass fiber for automation, medical, sensor and consumer markets.