Patent Number: 6,945,860

Title: Apparatus for and method of machining of optical connector end

Abstract: An optical connector machining apparatus (500) is comprised of an operation circuit box (1) containing a drive motor (9) and a battery (10) while serving as a grasping section, and a planetary gear mechanism box (2) having a drive mechanism (8) that rotatably holds a polishing table (4) with a polishing table retainer (3) while permitting rotation of the drive motor to be delivered to the polishing table retainer through a planetary gear mechanism, wherein a chuck mounting section (5) is fixedly secured to the planetary gear mechanism box through two pieces of columns (6, 6), and a chuck (43), slidably guiding a ferrule (A) with respect to the polishing table in a vertical direction, and a pressure-applying mechanism (7) for urging the ferrule to the polishing table in a vertical direction, are mounted to the chuck mounting section.

Inventors: Matsui; Shinsuke (Machida, JP), Ishikawa; Yoshiyuki (Kiyose, JP)

Assignee: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation

International Classification: B24B 19/22 (20060101); B24B 19/00 (20060101); B24B 37/04 (20060101); G02B 6/38 (20060101); B24B 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 09/20/2022