Crimping of cable terminals and connectors is a durable and efficient way to connect and terminate electrical wires. ERKO created a system of tools and cable terminals that guarantees the highest quality. You can be sure of a lifetime durability. The experience earned through years is used in the production of crimping tools and cable terminal. Knowledge and highest quality of materials speaks for the choice of ERKO.
Crimping of cable terminals and connectors
It is important that the customers perform the whole process according to the manufacturer’s instructions. This way they will get a durable and safe connection. It is not only about the right choice of cable terminals and tools, but it is also important to ensure each step of crimping. At the beginning we choose the right cable terminal or connector keeping in mind the cross-section, material and type of wire. You should check what form of crimping is recommended by the manufacturer. With each cable terminal ERKO lists crimping tools you can use. Since we have everything we need, let us isolate the wire on the length , that corresponds with the tubular part of the cable terminal or connector. Then take care to get rid of cable oxides and signs of corrosion. When everything is ready , we insert the cable until the end of the tubular part in case of the cable terminal and in case of the connector to the throat. With the help of the previously selected crimping tool with the appropriate crimping dies we crimp the cable terminal. The crimping process is completed when the crimping dies connect or when the valve of the hydraulic pump or unit works.
Cable terminals and connectors
ERKO offers a really wide selection of cable terminals and connectors for both aluminum and copper wires or the combination of these two materials. We can find :
- Ring terminals, spade terminals, pin terminals
- Cable end-sleeves,
- Receptacle and tab terminals,
- Tubular terminals and connectors Cu,
- Al terminals and connectors
- Al.-Cu terminals and connectors
- Shear- off screw terminals and connectors for 1 – 36 kV,
- Medium voltage terminals and connectors,
- Telecommunication cable shielding terminals
Tools for crimping
Not only the cable terminal or connector is important. It is also important if we apply the tool recommended by the manufacturer. ERKO produces a wide range of manual or hydraulic crimping tools or hydraulic crimping heads. In many cases the tool is universal and thanks to the exchangeable heads it can be used for crimping more than one type of cable terminal or connector.