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Micropol delivers rugged performance to research ship

Micropol will equip the Swedish research vessel Svea with the smallest expanded beam connectors on the market (the FALCON) delivered with a durable rugged cable with insertion loss less than 1,2 dB. The new ship Svea will be brought into operation in 2019 and it will be able to perform virtually any kind of marine research and environmental monitoring, mainly for SLU (Swedish University of Agricultural Science) and SMHI (Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute).

Micropol is one of the most experienced companies in the world when it comes to fiber optic applications for demanding situations. Our products are known for their high quality and solid craftsmanship, made to last a lifetime.

The FALCON expanded beam connector has by far the best optical performance in the world. It is tested to meet the world’s toughest specifications and is approved by the The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration. Read more about our FALCON connectors here. Our mission ready cables can endure 15 000 000 bendings at 30 mm radius and has an operational temperature ranging from -40°C to +85°C, click here to read more. These Micropol products are developed and manufactured in Åled, Sweden making short lead times possible.

Read more about the research ship Svea here.