Adhesives, Sealants and Coatings for Fiber Optic Applications

Master Bond offers an extensive line of epoxies and UV curing systems for use in fiber optics devices. These products provide superior bonding strength and excellent optical clarity. Master Bond’s adhesives contain no potentially objectionable contaminants and exhibit excellent resistance to corrosion and adverse environmental conditions.

Applications of Master Bond’s Fiber Optics Adhesive Systems

Master Bond fiber optics compounds are used as adhesives, sealants and coatings in different fiber optics devices. Common applications include:

  • Sealing fibers into ferrules
  • Bonding optical fibers into connectors
  • Potting fiber bundles
  • Bonding fiber optic bundles into ferrules
  • Splices and field repairs
  • V-groove array assemblies

Learn about fiber optic terminations for singlemode and multimode connectors

Advantages and Important Adhesive Selection Criteria for Fiber Optic Systems

  • Long pot life
  • High glass transition temperature
  • NASA low outgassing approved
  • Low shrinkage
  • Superior optical transmission
  • 1,000 hours of exposure to 85°C/85% humidity
  • Dual Cure (UV/heat curable) systems
  • Environmentally friendly, solvent free systems


Fiber Optic AssociationMaster Bond is a member of the Fiber Optic Association.

Most Popular Adhesives for the Fiber Optics Industry

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