Fiber optic cables are highly sensitive and you need to clean them properly to keep them working effectively for long. Cleaning the cables properly also contributes to a long lifespan. For you to properly clean your fiber optic cables you need to focus on certain areas. These areas include:
Also known as bulkheads, they are usually connected to adapters. Improper cleaning of the connectors would result in the failure of the fiber optic cables to work as efficiently as they should. Before you begin the cleaning process you should inspect the connectors using the fiberscope of your choice.