What Are Best Practices for Cleaning MIL DTL 38999 Fiber Optic Connectors?
To get the best cleaning results, here are a few tips for cleaning MIL DTL 38999 fiber optic end faces.
- Use the wet-to-dry cleaning method using MicroCare Fiber Optic Spice & Connector Cleaning Fluid and 1.6mm CleanStixx™ cleaning sticks
- Moisten the stick, taking care not to oversaturate
- Insert the stick into the connector and rotate the stick 6-8 times in the same direction
- Discard the stick after use (reusing the same stick with cause connector cross-contamination)