Fiberstars Hot Knife 60 Watt - FS118-2



Model # FS118-2

By Fiberstars



Model # FS118-2

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Fiberstars Hot Knife 60 Watt


?     Asked on 5/26/2015 by david

What temperature is needed to cut the fiber ends ? I have a hot knife that heats to 900 degrees. Is that sufficient heat to trim the fiber ends cleanly ? The Fiberstars hot knife only states 60 watts. It does not give the heat rating.

A     Answered on 5/26/2015 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

Hi David, Yes 900 degrees would be sufficient.

?     Asked on 1/21/2013 by Guest

My installer just finished installing these fiber optic cables but the light is uneven. My neighbor told me it was because he didn't use a hot knife. Is this true?

A     Answered on 1/21/2013 by InyoPools Product Specialist Patrick P.

If the fiber was cut unevenly, this would likely cause the uneven distribution of light you're describing. I would also check the length of the cable and any bends along the perimeter.


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