Molex PremiumGrade Ratchet Crimping Tool for Pin & Socket Contacts

  • RS Stock No. 501-045
  • Mfr. Part No. 63819-1100
  • Manufacturer Molex
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Product Details

Molex PremiumGrade Hand Crimping Tool for Standard Pin and Socket Crimp Terminals

Importance of a High-Quality Crimp

When a crimping tool is used on a terminal, two crimps take place at the same time. One is the electrical connection between conductor and terminal. The other is the insulation crimp which provides strain relief against vibration and tension. It is important that the electrical connection is gas tight without any voids between the wire strands and the terminal. If there any voids present, then corrosion can occur causing resistance and excessive heat which damages the electrical connection. Using a good quality crimping tool will ensure that a full, gas tight crimp is produced preventing future deterioration of the electrical connection and insulation breakage

PremiumGrade Hand Crimping Tool - Overview

From Molex a PremiumGrade manual crimping tool made from high-quality materials and designed to crimp to a high specification. This PremiumGrade crimp tool has been tested to a minimum of 50000 cycles. If the tool is looked after and maintained it produces crimps to the highest specification during this life span. This crimping tool consists of two ergonomically designed soft grip handles with an adjustable preload force, ratchet mechanism, die assembly and terminal locator.

Ratchet Mechanism

The ratchet is pre-set to a specific force and remains locked until the handles of the tool are fully closed and the dies are bottomed. The handles cannot be opened until a full crimping cycle is achieved, preventing partial crimps. Once the cycle is complete the handles will spring open. The ratchet also enables the operator to repeatedly produce consistent, high-quality crimps. If jamming or terminal misplacement occurs the handles can be easily opened using an emergency ratchet release lever

Adjustable Handle Force

Over time it may be necessary to adjust the pre-set handle load force. This is achieved by using a setting wheel which can be moved anti clockwise to increase the handle force or clockwise to decrease the handle force

Locator

This PremiumGrade hand crimping tool features a user-friendly terminal locator and wire stop which accurately position the terminal and holds it securely in place during the crimping process. The locator is pushed into place between the crimping dies and the terminal loaded into the correctly sized nest on the end of the locator. The locator button is released and the terminal is then positioned correctly for crimping. The pre-stripped wire is inserted through the terminal against the wire-stop and crimping can proceed

Right or left handed Operation Configurable

This PremiumGrade hand crimping tool can be converted from right handed to left handed operation by removing the locator and reversing the upper and lower parts of the tool

Key Features and Benefits

• Manufactured from high-quality materials
• Long service life of 50000 cycles minimum
• Ratchet mechanism ensures full crimp cycle
• Emergency ratchet release
• Locator and wire stop for accurate terminal positioning
• Adjustable handle force
• Ergonomically designed handles for comfortable use
• Right and left handed operation
• IPC/WHMA A-620 Class 2 compliant

Applications

This PremiumGrade hand crimping tool is designed for use in low volume or field repair applications. This crimp tool is also IPC/WHMA A-620 Class 2 compliant. The IPC/WHMA A-620 standard describes the acceptability criteria for crimped, mechanically secured and soldered interconnections. Class 2 covers service electronic products such as computers, copiers, printers and general production equipment

Questions and Answers

What Terminals can this Crimping Tool be used with?
This PremiumGrade hand crimping tool is for use with following Molex loose piece crimp terminals:
Standard 2.36 mm diameter pin and socket crimp terminals with a wire size range from 20 to 14 AWG
Standard 3.18 mm diameter pin and socket crimp terminals with a wire size range from 18 to 16 AWG
Commoning terminals with a wire size range of 16 to 14 AWG

Are There Any Spares for this Crimping Tool?
Yes, the following spares are available:
Locator Assembly (Red) - stock number 173-9634
Return spring - stock number 173-9645
Ratchet spring - stock number 173-9646

Approvals

8888

Molex Hand Crimping Tools

Specifications
Attribute Value
Series PremiumGrade
Crimp Connector Type Pin & Socket Contacts
Crimp Tool Type Ratchet
6 : Next working day
30 Within 5 working day(s) (Global stock)
Price (ex. GST) Each
$ 779.80
(exc. GST)
$ 896.77
(inc. GST)
units
Per unit
1 +
$779.80
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