American Polywater® TYPE FO™ Anhydrous Alcohol Fiber Cleaner

Easy, Effective Fiber Cleaning

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What's special about fiber optic cleaner by Polywater®?

  • Fast evaporating, so there is no need to wait for drying; saves time on the jobsite
  • Leaves no residue behind like most other cleaners, for clean termination and better signal
  • Available in durable, pre-saturated lint free
  • Package limits vapor exposure and eliminates spill hazards to keep your cleaner available until you are ready to use it
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Type FO™ is the best available solution for cleaning optical fibers or connector end faces to optimize your light transmission performance. The anhydrous alcohol that Type FO™ contains has essentially no water and excellent solvency. Water can be a damaging factor when cleaning fiber, so avoiding it is a particularly good idea


AP-FO-16 Type FO™ Anhydrous Alcohol Fiber Cleaner - 16 oz Bottle 1 lb
AP-FO-32 Type FO™ Anhydrous Alcohol Fiber Cleaner - 32 oz Bottle 2.16 lbs
AP-FO-1 Type FO™ Anhydrous Alcohol Fiber Cleaner - 5" x 8" Towelettes (50/box) 0.02 lb
  • Great addition to your tool box or tool bag
  • Ideal for use with fiber optic equipment or connections, and also when mailing fiber terminations
  • Non linting wipes leave behind no debris that can hinder connectivity


Material Safety Data Sheet -


Material Safety Data Sheet -







MGC-824 Isopropyl AlcoholMGC-824 Isopropyl Alcohol
The alcohol is ideal as a general all-purpose cleaner and is safe on plastics, PC Boards, connectors and contacts, fiber optics, semi-conductors, tape heads, office & medical equipment. In addition, the product meets Military Specification TT-I-735.
lint free wipesMicroCare's FiberCare™ FiberWipes™ and FiberAide™ Wipes
From per tub
MicroCare’s FiberWipes and FiberAide wipes are engineered specifically for cleaning fiber optic connector end-faces and bare optic fibers before and after each splice, termination, and installation is done.
fiber optic consumables kitsFiber Optic Consumable Kits & Fan Out Kits - Leviton
Leviton's Consumables Kits contain everything you need to clean and polish fiber optic connectors, such as polyester wipes, alcohol pads, music wire, and lapping film. Fiber Optic Fan Out Kits protect bare fiber and prepare loose tube cable for direct termination to industry standard connectors.
CableFree cable removal aidAmerican Polywater® CableFree® Cable Removal Aid
From / 1 Quart
This liquid removal aid helps to loosen cables that are stuck to wax, rust, soap, dirt, bitumen and other contaminants that can accumulate inside conduit.
CableFree cable removal aidPANDUIT® Fiber Optic Patch Cords
From for 1 meter
PANDUIT® Fiber Patch Cords and Pigtails provide top quality connections to telecommunication rooms, data centers and at your desk. Meeting and exceeding standard ratings these fiber optic jumpers provide all the help you need to build yourself a reliable, low maintenance network.
CableFree cable removal aidSinglemode Patch Cords
From per meter
Singlemode is an optical fiber, with a small core (2-9 microns that supports one mode). The mode Size (standard ie 8.3/125) is stamped on the yellow cable jacket. Singlemode is most commonly used for high speed, long distance applications.

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Type FO Anhydrous Alcohol Fiber Cleaner - 16 oz Bottle

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Great cleaner

By OSP purchaser

from Northern Michigan

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  • Quick-drying


    Best Uses

    • Prepping Fiber

    Comments about Type FO Anhydrous Alcohol Fiber Cleaner - 16 oz Bottle:

    Bought this cleaner to replace a discontinued cleaner we were using, and the OSP staff wasn't crazy about the spray formulas. Works like a champ.

    • Primary use:
    • Business

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