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Fibre optic cable preparation

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.

If you are considering buying a fibre optic splice machine then we have more information for you here.

Sheath removal tool

Sheath removal tool

Jacket stripping tool

Jacket stripping tool

Tube cutter

Tube cutter

Kevlar scissors

Kevlar scissors

Fibre preparation tools

No-Niks 0.18µm

No-Niks 0.18µm

Miller stripper

Miller stripper

CK/Corning stripper

CK/Corning stripper

No-Niks 200µm

No-Niks 200µm

No-Niks 300µm

No-Niks 300µm

Micro strip stripper

Micro strip stripper

Tell me more about the COFI course

The Certified Optical Fibre Installer (COFI) training courses are delivered under license by OTT's approved partners in the UK, Ireland, South Africa and Oman. Please complete the form to be put in contact with your nearest partner.

Please put me in touch with OTT partners offering the COFI course

You can also email us if you'd like to provide more details about your enquiry: sales@ott.co.uk

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