Crimping tools for cable terminals offered by ERKO guarantee a safe and permanent electrical connection. A very wide offer of crimping tools consists of manual, hydraulic and pneumatic presses; these can satisfy even the most demanding customers. The most common crimping tools are with exchangeable dies, which significantly increases their use . Hand presses are designed for crimping smaller terminals which needs less force. For the crimping of bigger wire cross-sections the manufacturer recommends hydraulic presses.
Crimping tools – hand crimping tools
The hand crimping tools produces by ERKO are made with exchangeable dies or with permanent dies. The most commonly chosen hand press, is the universal hand press PR 33, which is also available with sets of dies in functional case. Thanks to this, it is possible to crimp terminals with and without insulation to 6 mm2 and cable end-sleeves to 35 mm2. The work is easily performed thanks to the ratcheting mechanism that enables easy crimping with little force used. Another example of a hand press is for example T 10 hand press, which is equipped with non-exchangeable dies. It is designed to press cable end-sleeves without insulation TA and with insulation TE and TV to 10 mm2.The form of crimping is square.