punch-down-tools

Guide to Punch Down Tool

Punch down tool, sometimes called krone tool, is a small hand tool that technicians often use to connect telecommunication or network wires to punch down block, patch panels, keystone module, and surface mount boxes. It usually comprises a handle, a spring mechanism and a removable slotted blade that can cut off excess wires. Having a dependable punch down tool can…

Do You Know How to Save Fibers in Your Networks?

As we all know, in order to meet the increasing demand for higher bandwidth and faster transmission speed, more and more fiber optic cables have been put into use. However, as fiber infrastructures are getting more complicated, only adding numerous cables is no longer a feasible and economical option. Service providers and network managers are always seeking for more cost-effective…

Fiber Optic Pigtail Selection Guide

With the network cabling environment becoming more and more complex, there is a growing need to terminate fiber optic cables in an efficient and faster manner. Apart from fiber connectors, fiber optic pigtails also can offer a quick way to achieve this goal. Today, this post will introduce the basics and common types of fiber optic pigtail for your reference…