Amphenol Fiber Systems International (AFSI) has been awarded an ATEX certification number (09ATEX1033X) from Sira for its fiber optic 4-channel TFOCA-II® hermaphroditic plug and receptacle connectors. This certification allows TFOCA-II® EX connectors to be mounted directly to flameproof enclosures for use in Zone 1 and Zone 21 hazardous environments, thereby providing a safe, robust, and user-friendly fiber optic interface.

AFSI is a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of fiber optic products for harsh environments. AFSI continues to uphold its position as a leader in harsh environment fiber optic cable assemblies and components such as termini, M28876, MIL-ST, TFOCA and the TFOCA-II® connector, which AFSI developed and patented.