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Beware: Fiber Optic Network Contamination is Everywhere
February 16, 2023

Fiber contamination comes from a variety of sources. Vehicle emissions, HVAC outputs, plant pollen, cardboard box particles, construction dirt, and human fingerprints. 

Even the contact friction generated by unplugging an end face pair creates wear debris that can quickly migrate to the end face, forming an air-gap between the connectors, resulting in back reflection, signal attenuation or network instability. 

Remove contaminants quickly and easily with Sticklers™ fiber optic cleaning tools and fluids.

Engineered cleaning products like Sticklers CleanClickers™ and  CleanStixx™ are simple and quick to use. without leaving FOD (Foeign Object Debris) on end faces

Sticklers Fiber Optic Cleaning Fluids add humidity to fiber end-faces, break the static bond that keep contaminats in place and allow  fiber cleaning tools to work more efficiently

Sticklers Fiber Cleaning Kits keep all the tools, wipes and fluids in one convenient and easily-transportable package. 


The Sticklers Pro360™  Touchless Cleaner uses a light spray of atomized fluid and air to break the static bond, lift contamination off  end faces and whisk it away as the cleaning fluid evaporates.