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March 28, 2017

MTP® Connector cleaning instructions

A. Clean connector by MTP cleaner

  1. Before you clean the MTP connector, please inspect it first, if it is clean, no need to clean it.
  2. Insert the the MTP Cleaner into the adaptor where the connector is mated
  3. Rotate the tape feeder wheel as indicated on the cleaner
  4. Inspect the connector with 200 x microscope
  5. If there is still contaminated repeat steps once more.

 

B. Clean the connector by OAM-MTP cleaner

  1. Before you clean the MTP connector, please inspect it first, if it is clean, no need to clean it.
  2. If it is contaminated, use OAM-MTP cleaner to clean the female MTP connector.
  3. Remove the connector dust cap
  4. Use the cleaning stick and fluid to remove any debris from the pin holes
  5. Open the OAM-MTP cleaner to disclose the cleaning cloth, wipe the ferrule on the cloth
  6. Close the cover of the OAM-MTP Cleaner
  7. Inspect the MTP connector by a microscope, if contamination inspected, please repeat step 4 to step 6.

Note: Avoid the MTP connector touch any hard article to damage the fiber.

  1. If the MTP Connector is still contaminated, use a wet cleaning method.
  2. Apply an approved cleaning fluid to a small area of lint-free cleaning cloth
  3. Wipe the MTP connector over the damp area
  4. Wipe the connector over a dry area of the cloth and allow it to dry
  5. Re-inspect the ferrule with a 200 x microscope

 

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