3M NPC No Polish Connectors

  1. 3M No Polish Connector (NPC)

    No Polish Connectors (NPC) enable fast, on-site installation of 250μm and 900μm buffered fibre connections utilizing a one-piece, pre-assembled design. Available in SC & LC UPC and APC styles. NPC connectors comprise a factory-polished ceramic ferrule, fibre stub and a mechanical splice that is installed with a simple field tool.

    A bell-shaped boot is attached to the connector body, eliminating the chance of losing or forgetting to install the boot during the connection. The No Polish connector is tested for premises and FTTP applications for indoor and outdoor locations and is available in SM, 62.5μm, 50μm and also 50μm OM3 for 10Gb applications.


    • Always the right cable length with no cable slack to store
    • No small, loose parts
    • Fast, easy installation
    • Excellent pull-out strength
    • Eliminates the need to touch bare fibre
    • No on-site polish or adhesive required
    • Helps prevent fibre from bending below minimum bend radius
    • APC-style offfers low reflection <-60dB across temperature extremes


    • Field installation 
    • One-piece, pre-assembled design 
    • Duplexing capability built into connector design 
    • Factory-polished fibre stub in ferrule
    • 900 µm buffer strain relief 
    • Minimum insertion loss
    • Simple assembly tool