1005 Newman Avenue Seekonk, MA 02771

1005 Newman Avenue

Seekonk, MA 02771

 

(508) 761-9161

Frequent Questions

  • Micro-Strip: Are different blades and guides required for different sized fibers?

     

    Yes, each fitted Micro-Strip tool is sized individually to a specific fiber specification. Contact our technical dept. for the correct components for your particular application.

    The use of wrong sized blades or coating guides may result in poor stripping quality or damage to the glass fiber(s). Click here to e-mail a Technical Support Specialist - Receive an answer within 1 business day!

  • Micro-Strip: Are the stripping blades made in matched pairs, or can they be mixed?

     

    Stripping blades are matched in pair’s right and left. Note: do not mix blade halves. Changing of a single blade half may result in poor stripping quality or damage to the glass fiber(s). Click here to e-mail a Technical Support Specialist - Receive an answer within 1 business day!

  • How long do the blades last before I should replace them?

     

    Refer to blade life and cleaning procedure. Click here to e-mail a Technical Support Specialist - Receive an answer within 1 business day!

  • Is there a procedure for removing/replacing components?

     

    Yes. Incorrect removal/insertion of blade or guide can damage the stripping blade body and result in fiber breakage or poor tool performance. Refer to blade removal section for correct procedure.

  • How do I measure the strip length?

     

    The Micro-Strip tool handles have a molded strip length gauge on tool handle for easy and accurate Jacket, Buffer & coating strip lengths.

  • Does Micro Electronics provide custom blade sizes?

     

    Yes. We have the capability of short run custom size blades not listed on our website. Please call our technical dept. with your particular application for lead-time and pricing.

  • Are the Micro-Strip® & Soft-Strip® tool components compatible with each other?

     

    Yes. The blade sets and fiber coating guides are the same for each system.

  • Is there a maximum strip length limit with Soft-Strip?

     

    Yes. The MS-3B and MS-4B ‘AA’ battery powered stripping tools are limited to a 1.25” maximum strip length and the MS-3T and MS-4T ac adaptor powered tools are limited to a 2.25” maximum strip length.