3SAE Technologies Inc., headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee, is a company with focus and expertise in developing new fiber optic tools and technologies for optical fiber fusion splicing and related applications. 3SAE holds multiple patents and awards related to optical fiber preparation and fiber optic stripping. Their products are used at many of the world’s leading photonics, aerospace, military research facilities, universities, municipalities and large fiber optic network providers, and include custom built high-reliability fiber optic cable assemblies.
Since its inception, the company has provided advanced fiber optic fusion splicing & fiber preparation solutions and introduced product innovations that enabled new capabilities in the production of optical components, Bragg gratings, double clad fibers, high-powered fiber lasers and other optical systems. The Wide Area Plasma Technology™, better known as the "Ring of Fire®", has vastly improved optical fiber R&D and manufacturing capabilities. Specific advancements made in the large diameter splicing arena including adiabatic tapering, MFA fabrication, Bundling/Pump combining, Photonic Crystal Fiber splicing, fiber stripping, cleaving and plasma cleaning.