New edition of IEC 61300-3-47 Published

The International Electrotechnical Committee has published a new edition for IEC 61300-3-47. IEC 61300-3-47 applies to “Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components – Basic test and measurement procedures – Part 3-47: Examinations and measurements – End face geometry of PC/APC spherically polished ferrules using interferometry.” The edition is available for purchase on the IEC’s website.


“IEC 61300-3-47:2014(E) describes a procedure to measure the end face geometry of a spherically polished ferrule or connector. Within this standard the words “ferrule” and “connector” can be used interchangeably. Keywords: end face geometry, spherically polished ferrule or connector.”

*Description from IEC website