Cable preparation tools
What tools do you need to prepare fibre optic cable?
Cable preparation is the most important practical skill to master in fibre optics. Proper fibre optic cable preparation is essential for achieving good quality splicing and termination.
Correct use of the right cable preparation tool for each task is very important. There are a variety of tools and techniques for different fibre optic cable constructions. You can see a selection of tools below.
Learn to prepare fibre optic cable for termination or splicing
If you attend an OTT Certified Optical Fibre Installer (COFI) course you will use a range of cable preparation tooling and learn the basic and essential skill of preparing fibre optic cable for termination or splicing. Your trainer will be able to give you tips and tricks and ensure that you learn the safe, correct and efficient way to do things. Then the best thing to do is practice and practice is free of charge.