Crimping Tools

Series Features

  • Hand crimp tools for solid contacts.
  • Tight, complete crimp with minimal effort.
  • HDT-48-00 crimps a wide range of contact sizes with no need to change out dies or locators.
  • Contact will not release until a full crimp is completed.
 
 

 

4 Indent
Crimp

1 Indent
Crimp
“U” crimp

 

 

Hand Tool for Solid Contacts
Part No. Crimps Size Description
DET12 12 4 indent crimper
DET16 16 4 indent crimper
DET20 20 4 indent crimper
HDT-48-00 12, 16, 20 & 22 4 indent crimper
HDT-50-00 12, 16 & 20 1 indent crimper “U” crimp

Also see 'Crimping And Stripping Tools' for more
 

Crimping with the DET12, DET16 & DET20

Step 1
1. Ensure tool is reset by
completely depressing handles.
2. Strip insulation from wire.
3. Insert contact into the
appropriate size tool barrel up.
Step 2
1. Depress handles until contact
is held but not crimped.
Step 3
Place the stripped end of the
wire in the crimp barrel, ensuring
there are no stray wire strands,
and fully depress tool handles.

 

Crimping with the HDT-48-00

Step 1
1. Strip insulation from wire.
2. Raise selector knob and rotate
until arrow is aligned with contact
size to be crimped.
3. Loosen locknut, turn adjusting
screw in until it stops.
Step 2
Insert contact with barrel up.
Turn adjusting screw counter
clockwise until contact is
flush with indenter cover.
Tighten locknut.
Step 3
1. Insert wire into contact,
ensuring there are no stray wire
strands.
Contact must be centred
between indenters. Close handles
until crimp cycle is completed.
2. Release handles and remove
crimped contact.

 

Crimping with the HDT-50-00

Step 1
1. Ensure tool is reset by
completely depressing handles.
2. Strip insulation from wire.
3. Position the contact into
the matching sized grove, see
markings 20, 18, 12.
Step 2
1. Make sure the shoulder of the
contact is flush on the outside of
the crimping tool.
2. Depress handles until contact
is held but not crimped.
Step 3
Place the stripped end of the
wire in the crimp barrel, ensuring
there are no stray wire strands,
and fully depress tool handles.

 

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