Vendor:   Thorlabs Inc.
Model:     Vytran GPX3600
Purpose:  Resistive filament-based, automatic glass processing and fusion splicing system

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Equipment description:

The Vytran GPX3600 glass processer fabricates high-quality splices, tapers and ball end terminations on a variety of optical fibers including;

  • Single mode
  • Multimode
  • Polarization maintaining (PM)
  • Photonic crystal fiber (PCF)

The glass processor unit includes the fiber holders, filament furnace, CCD camera and PC controlled software to accurately fuse and shape optical fiber cores.