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Face The interface of a connector. See mating face.
FC Abbreviation for Fibre Channel
FEP Abbreviation for Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene, a Teflon insulation for cable.
Fiber Optic Cable Cable used for high-speed data transfer that uses pulses of light instead of electric current. Fiber Optic cable contains a bundle of flexible glass thread inside a plastic sheath.
Flange A projection extending from a connector with holes for mounting the connector to a panel, or to a mating connector. Also referred to as mounting ears.