Platinum Tools Introduces Fiber Optic Visual Fault Locator

The Fiber Optic Visual Fault Locator by Platinum Tools works with virtually all common fiber optic sizes and connector types.

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. — Platinum Tools, a manufacturer of solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, announces the launch of its new Fiber Optic Visual Fault Locator (p/n TVFL100).

“Our new Fiber Optic Visual Fault Locator works with virtually all common fiber optic sizes and connector types, allowing you to test cables prior to install, and test patch and breakout cables for faults,” explains Sean Rothermel, Platinum Tools product manager. “The TVFL provides easy visual location of fiber optic cable faults, comes in a zip carrying case, and includes an adaptor for 2.5mm and LC ferrules.”

Additional features and specifications of the new tool include:

  • Bright 10mW laser for continuity testing; also shows breaks and performance-reducing bends in most types of fiber optic cable
  • Aluminum construction for durability
  • Runs for more than 20 hours on two AA batteries (included)
  • Simple slide switch to select either a flashing or solid beam for easy identification of problems
  • Fast & easy pass/fail testing of most fiber optic cables
  • Convenient hinged endcap protects tip when not in use

Platinum Tools, based here, is an NSi Industries company. Among other additions to the company’s portfolio, Platinum Tools recently added NSi Industries’ complete RHINO Safety Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) line to its product offering.

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