In the I&M Kit, ITW Chemtronics has included only the cleaning supplies necessary for making a successful 2.5mm fiber optic connection. Electro-Wash PX Precision Fiber Optic Cleaner and QbE Cleaning System are included for performing the CCp. Swabs are also included for cleaning ferrules, alignment sleeves and backplane connections. Electro-Wash MX Premoistened Wipes are included for tool and cable wiping. The swabs are packaged in rugged tubes for field operations. The kit bags are made from tough nylon for long life. They are equipped with a carabineer to clip on a tool belt for transport or to clip a cable for convenient access.
The 2.5 mm Precision Fiber Optic Swab is manufactured under clean room standards.ST/SC connectors have the same ferrule size - 2.5 mm or about 0.1 inch - so they can be mixed and matched to each other using hybrid mating adapters. This makes it convenient to test, since you can have a set of multimode reference test cables with ST or SC connectors and adapt to all these connectors. You can use this cleaning set on either connector, ST or SC .