NorthLab is globally recognized as the dominant technology leader in providing a complete line of advanced fiber optic preparation tools and high performance fusion splicers. NorthLab provides fusion splicing technologies for all applications of fiber preparation, fiber fusion splicing, and optical glass fiber processing from 3SAE Technologies, FITEL and other industry leaders. Our products include high-strength thermal fiber strippers & mid-span window strippers, ultrasonic fiber cleaners, ultrasonic diamond blade tension cleavers, and fiber optic fusion splicers. Our product line features the world’s most technically advanced large diameter fiber cleaver and large diameter fiber splicer for LD splicing, Photonic Crystal Fiber (PCF) splicing, fiber tapering, fiber bundling, optical fiber combining, mode field adapters (MFA), and end cap splicing.

Fiber Recoating

An ultra-compact fiber recoater designed to cover a wide range of fiber diameters and coating materials.


Large Diameter Fiber Processing

Cleaving, Splicing, Tapering, End Capping, and Bundling (Pump Combiners). Processing for fiber diameters up to 2.5mm.


End Capping

Complete solutions for the preparation and manufacturing of fiber optic end caps


Fiber Tapering / Mode Field Adaptors

Precision motion control and a thermally stable Ring of Fire® produce tapers with repeatable adiabatic transmission.


Fiber Combiners / Bundles


Fiber Lensing

Complete solutions for the preparation and manufacturing of fiber optic lenses, ball lenses and probes


Fiber Couplers

Solutions for the preparation and manufacturing of standard and PM fiber couplers


Fiber Stripping Products

Thermal-mechanical, Burst™ and Plasma Technology. Solutions for acrylate, polyimide, carbon and specialty coatings.


Fiber Cleaning Products

Ultrasonic, Burst™, and Plasma Technology provide ultra clean fibers essential for high performance applications.


Fiber Cleaving Products

Scribe, Ultrasonic and Polishing. Minimize cleave angles and maximize surface quality for fiber diameters, 80um to 2.5mm


Fiber Fusion Splicers

Fiber Fusion Splicers utilizing 2 and 3 electrode plasma technology for low loss, high strength standard and specialty splicing up to 2.5mm



Equipment for end-face inspection and proof testing of optical fibers

FBG manufacturing


Photonic Crystal Fiber Splicing

Complete solutions for the preparation and splicing of Photonic Crystal Fibers, PCF


Polymide Fiber Stripping

Remove Polyimide coatings without hazardous chemicals. Kiss your acid good-bye.


Automatic Fiber Preparation

Automatic strip, clean and cleave stations for standard acrylate, polyimide and large diameter fibers.