ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS MAINTENANCE - CONTINUED
COMMERCIAL CONNECTOR REPAIR - CONTINUED
Insert cable into terminal until stripped portion is positioned in wire core wings and insulation portion ends
just forward of insulation wings (Figure 3).
Figure 5. Cable to Terminal Alignment.
Compress handles of crimping tool until ratchet automatically releases and crimp is complete.
For faster, more efficient crimping operation, a bracket or bench rest may be used to cradle one handle of
tool. Operator can apply terminals by grasping and actuating only one handle of tool (Figure 4).
Figure 6. Crimping Operation.
WIRE CORE WINGS
FREE HANDLE END
FOR ACTUATION BY
BRACKET OR BENCH REST
(TO CRADLE ONE HANDLE)