Lightel Develops Tip Guide for EPX Connectors



RENTON, Wash., December 12, 2018 — Lightel® Develops Tip Guide for EPX Connectors

The EPX™ connector is a rectangular, modular and high density connection system commonly used in aircraft avionics systems and conforming to technical specification EN4644. EPX inserts support a wide variety of contact types including power, quadrax, signal and fiber optics. In order to facilitate the end face inspection of an all fiber optic EPX connector, Lightel has developed an EPX tip guide. The Lightel tip guide and companion tip allows the user to quickly inspect multi-channel EPX connectors and reduces accidental ferrule breakage.

EPX™ is a trademark of Radiall.

About Lightel

Incorporated in 1999, Lightel Technologies was founded to bring advanced optical components, and equipment to the optical communications, aerospace, and sensor industries. Lightel maintains its headquarters in Renton, Washington, with additional manufacturing facilities for high volume, cost sensitive production offshore. Our products are sold worldwide, with distributors in key locations to offer the best customer services possible.

Since the initial passive component product development, Lightel has emerged as a technology leader several key product areas, including Fused Biconic Taper (FBT) coupler workstations, a full line of FBT components, Thin Film Filter (TFF), and other micro-optic components, video microscopes for inspection, cleaning, test and analysis.

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