Ribbon Splice Solution product guide

Pioneer of ribbon technology
since 1980s
Since 1980, Sumitomo Electric has been the pioneer of
fusion splicing technology.
We have continuously improved our ribbon fiber splicing technologies,
contributing to a new generation of optical fiber networks.
TYPE-51
First commercial
ribbon splicer(1989)
Pioneer of ribon technology since 1980s

Perfect compatibility with various fibers

Fiber diameter Fiber pitch Splicer Holder Cable vendor and type
200μm 200μm TYPE-72M12-200 FHM-11 Corning:RocketRibbonTM
250μm pitch conversion TYPE-72M12 PCH-12A
250μm 250μm TYPE-72M12 FHM-12 Standard
Fiber diameter Fiber pitch Splicer Holder Cable vendor and type
200μm 200μm TYPE-72M12-200 FHM-12N Sumitomo Electric : Freeform RibbonTM
OFS : Rollable ribbon
Prysmian : FlexRibbonTM
250μm pitch conversion TYPE-72M12 PCH-12A
250μm FHM-12V AFL : SpiderWeb Ribbon®
250μm FHM-12 Sumitomo Electric : Freeform RibbonTM
OFS : Rollable ribbon
Prysmian : FlexRibbonTM
Fiber diameter Fiber pitch Splicer Holder Fiber arrangement Tool
200μm 200μm TYPE-72M12-200 FHM-12N OFA-01
250μm pitch conversion TYPE-72M12 PCH-12A
250μm 250μm TYPE-72M12 FHM-12

Fusion Splicers

250μm pitch ribbon splice

Time-proven solution for conventional
250μm pitch ribbon fibers.

TYPE-72M12
TYPE-72M12
FHM-12
FHM-12
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200μm pitch ribbon splice

Fast and easy solution for 200μm pitch fiber ribbon with a machine dedicated to 200μm.

TYPE-72M12-200
TYPE-72M12-200
FHM-12N
FHM-12N
  • Excellent
    Performance

    Fully optimized dual independent ovens

    Active ACAS
    optimises splice loss
    0.05dB

  • High Environmental
    Durability

    Proven field toughness

  • User Friendly

    Touch panel operation with brand-new UI

    Long-life battery for 180 splice & heat cycles

Active-ACAS assists your splice operation

Active-ACAS(Auto Clamping Adjustment System) automatically adjusts fiber and clamp positions to minimise fiber offset

Patented key technology
Patented key technology
(US9,341,777,B2)

Pitch conversion splice

Holders perfectly set up various types of ribbon on your splicer to realize splices for a multitude of purposes.

PCH-12A,
pitch conversion holder
PCH-12A,pitch onversion holdter

PCH-12A
Pitch conversion holder

Precise 250μm fiber pitch re-alignment for badly aligned fibers/ribbons.

Precise 250μm fiber pitch re-alignment
for badly aligned fibers/ribbons.

FHM-12V,
Ribbon fiber holder with V-groove
FHM-12V,Ribbon fiber holder with V-groove

FHM-12V
Ribbon

Precise 250μm fiber pitch re-alignment for bad aligned pliable fiber ribbon or bundled single fibers.

Precise 250μm fiber pitch re-alignment for bad aligned pliable fiber ribbon or bundled single fibers.