Plastic optical fiber is able to withstand extreme ranges of operating temperatures.
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Dual-jacketed duplex POF cable for harsh environments. Part FF-L84D02000S333.
Professional installer kit for LC duplex connectors, with crimping and finishing tools. Part FF-STDLCINST-K.
100Base-FX Ethernet switch with 24 OptoLock ports. Part FF-MCE24242.
Harsh environment housing for LC connectors, with IP-67 certification. Part FF-LC-IP67-HS-5.6 W/CP.
Complete POF testing solution for installers, with software and a large selection of adapters available. Part FF-OLK-61P.
When a plastic optical fiber undergoes a physical change, such as bending, the light passing through it undergoes changes that are detectable, allowing it to be used as a sensor.
Plastic optical fiber can withstand heat, direct sunlight, and, with the right components, dust and moisture. Image: MINING.com / Flickr (source) (CC BY 2.0)
Because POF is made of insulating materials, it can provide electrically isolated data links in environments and applications where electrical isolation is critical. Image: NAVFAC / Flickr (source) (CC BY 2.0)
lastic optical fiber is the medium of choice for data links in manufacturing equipment. Image: Kitmodo Marketplace / Flickr (source) (CC BY 2.0)