F-Type connectors have a 'nut' on the connection that provides something to grip as the connection is tightened by hand. If necessary, this nut can be also be lightly gripped with pliers to aid disconnection. Figure 7 shows an example of an F-Type connector.Figure 7 F-Type connector.
A variety of connectors are associated with fiber cabling, and there are several ways of connecting these connectors. These include bayonet, snap-lock, and push-pull connectors. Figure 8 shows the fiber connectors.Figure 8 Fiber connectors. (Reproduced with permission from Computer Desktop Encyclopedia. © 1981-2005 The Computer Language Company Inc. All rights reserved.)