Ratchet Crimping Tool for DC Pwr Plug Connectors
The ARS-PP-CT is designed exclusively for crimping 15A, 30A, and 45A contacts of DC Pwr Plug connectors. There's no need to solder when crimping is so easy with this tool.
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- Crimps 15A, 30A, and 45A contacts
- Integral contact slot to securely hold contacts
- Ratchet and release mechanism guarantees proper crimps
- Tool Dimensions: ~ 8" x 3" x 1.5"
- Weight: ~ 22-Ounces
- Slot 15 - Crimps 16 AWG, 18 AWG and 20 AWG Gauge Wire
- Slot 30 - Crimps 12 AWG and 14 AWG Gauge Wire
- Slot 45 - Crimps 10 AWG Gauge Wire
Slots 15 and 30 - Insert the wire into the contact prior to inserting the contact into the tool. With the flat surface facing down insert the contact tip first into the corresponding slot. Squeeze fully the ratchet handle until the ratchet mechanism releases to insure a good crimp.
Slot 45 - Insert the contact into the crimp tool 'open side' facing up prior to inserting the wire into the contact. Note: Some users find it easier to slightly compress the open tabs with needle nose pliers before inserting the contact into the crimp tool's slot. Be sure not to over compress the tabs. Fully squeeze the ratchet handle until the ratchet mechanism releases to insure a good crimp.
If you have trouble crimping a 45 amp contact, do not use excessive force or the tool may be damaged. Use the release tab located between the handles to unlock the handles and retry the crimp.
Never squeeze the handles until they touch as you might damage the crimping die. Never try to crimp previously soldered tinned wire / contacts.
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Awesome tool, works awesome and the price is great. I've wanted to change all of Ham radios to power pole connector for several month and have looked at a ton of crimpers. I hesitated to buy because of my disability on my right side. I finally settled on the American Radio Supply crimper and I haven't had any trouble with the installs at all. Great product and price.
This tool works as described... with Anderson power poles and works great!
Excellent quality. Crimped numerous Power Pole connectors effortlessly.
Was great to receive. Unexpectedly came in orange, my favorite color.
Using this tool ensures a proper wire to connector connection that is fail-safe under most weather/usage handling conditions.
This tool is perfect for novices like myself. I looked up a demo on line and followed instructions. Worked great. It's a bit expensive if you aren't using it often but it sure saves headaches.
Works great. All of the power pole crimps are perfect and look professional. Can also change the die sets for other things.
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