High Reliability FC Connector


Stran Technologies’s High Reliability FC connectors have been designed for applications requiring excellent reliability in high shock, vibration, temperature and vacuum environments. All connector body parts are precision machined nickel plated brass. The FC’s are available in a standard length and a short body version, ideal for tight spaces. The best choice for high reliability applications.

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  • Cabinet Mounted Communication Systems
  • Homeland Security and Surveillance
  • Naval Shipboard Applications
  • Deployable Military Tactical Networks
  • Oil and Gas Surface Applications
  • Harsh Industrial Installations
  • Emergency Restoration Systems

Features / Options

  • TIA/EIA 604 compliant
  • Compatible with FC style adapters
  • Adapter compatible with FC style connectors
  • Pre-radiused zirconia ferrule to minimize field polishing
  • Nickel plated brass components and stainless steel spring
  • Field installable and maintainable
  • Split zirconia sleeve for improved insertion loss
  • Components are DFAR compliant, machined, finished and assembled in the USA
  • Compatible with standard hand and machine polishing equipment


Title Description
Optical Insertion Loss 9/125 μm: 0.50 dBmax, 0.35 dBtyp62.5/125 μm: 0.50 dBmax, 0.14 dBtyp
Return Loss >30 dB MMF, >45 dB SMF with PC polish
Mating Durability  500 cycles per EIA-455-21
Boot Outgassing Average value TML < 1%, Average value CVCM < 0.1% per ASTM E595-90
Torque 6.5 in-lb
Withdrawal Force 200-600 grams
Tensile Loading 20lb for 1 minute
Operating Temperature  -45°C to +110°C (epoxy dependent)
Cable Retention  > 22 Lbs


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