AFL and Excalibur Engineering Launch New Test Equipment Leasing Program

<p">Spartanburg, SC and Irvine, CA – AFL and Excalibur Engineering announced a new leasing program featuring NOYES® fiber optic test equipment. Products include the NOYES M310 Data Center OTDR, the FLX380 High Performance Micro OTDR and the C880 Optical Loss Test Set.

“Network operators often need additional test equipment for network construction, repair, installation and commissioning tasks,” said George Rose, general manager for AFL’s NOYES Test and Inspection Division. “Now, even when tight budgets prohibit capital purchases, the Excalibur Engineering leasing program can provide them with an excellent alternative to securing the equipment they need.”

“Since 1989, Excalibur Engineering has provided its clients with sales, service, calibration, rental and leasing of the most trusted brands of test equipment,” explained Bob McBride, general manager of Excalibur Engineering. “NOYES fiber optic products are relied upon by many of the world’s leading telecom and datacom network operators and we are pleased to now offer these quality products to our customers.”

All leased products are supported with a three-year warranty and calibration plan. Leasing information and quotes are available via the Excalibur Engineering online leasing storefront.

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About AFL
AFL provides industry-leading products and services to the electric utility, broadband, communications, OEM, enterprise, wireless and transit rail markets as well as the emerging markets of oil and gas, mining, nuclear, avionics, medical, renewable and intelligent grid. The company's diverse product portfolio includes fiber optic cable, transmission and substation accessories, outside plant equipment, connectors, fusion splicer’s, test equipment and training. AFL's service portfolio includes market-leading positions with the foremost communications companies supporting inside plant central office, EF&I, outside plant, enterprise and wireless areas.

Founded in 1984, AFL is proud to offer engineering expertise, exceptional products and reliable service that help our customers improve their critical and electrical infrastructure. AFL has operations in the U.S., Mexico, Europe, Asia and the South Pacific. The company is headquartered in Spartanburg, SC, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan. For more information, visit

About Excalibur Engineering
Since 1989, Excalibur Engineering offers the highest quality of service for precisely reconditioned test and measurement equipment rentals, leases, and sales available anywhere in the world. Excalibur has become a dependable industry source by specializing in the most trusted brands in the test equipment industry and provides customers with ready access to over 90 manufacturers and thousands of models including Agilent Technologies, Tektronix, Fluke, Rhode & Schwarz, Aeroflex, Ametek, Bruel & Kjaer and AFL/NOYES.

Located in Irvine, California, Excalibur is supported by the best independent engineering representative firms in the industry. For more information, visit

Corie Culp
PR Manager


Bob McBride
Vice President of Sales and Marketing / General Manager
Excalibur Engineering
949.454.6603 ext. 30