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    Ancor Heavy Duty Lug/Terminal Crimper

    The Ancor Heavy Duty Lug / Terminal Crimper 702040 crimps 8 to 4/0 cable lugs and terminals with...

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    Ancor's double crimp tool, also called a ratchet crimping tool, crimps wire stranding and...

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Electrical Tools

Electrical tools, though designed for installing boat electrical systems, are universal for any sort of installation, including home, automotive and RVs. Tools include soldering materials, such solder and torches. The most fundamental skill needed to assemble any electronic project is that of soldering. It takes some practice to make the perfect joint, but, like riding a bicycle, once learned is never forgotten! The idea is simple: to join electrical parts together to form an electrical connection, using a molten mixture of lead and tin (solder) with a soldering iron. A large range of soldering irons is available - which one is suitable for you depends on your budget and how serious your interest in electronics is.

Crimping Tools

Crimpers, crimpace and butane torches are ideal for your crimping project. To crimp, remove only enough insulation for the wire to reach the end of the barrel of the terminal. Grip the terminal in the correct die in the crimper, fully insert the wire into the terminal, and squeeze. If the barrel has a seam, the crimp indent should be opposite.

Better terminals feature a brass sleeve that can be crimped over the insulated wire to add mechanical strength. This type of terminal is usually installed with a double crimp tool. If your crimper doesn't have a double-crimp die, crimp the terminal to the wire first, then reposition the crimper and crimp the sleeve to the insulation.

There is only one accepted field test for a crimp terminal-pull on it. Test every crimp terminal this way. Without using any tool, grip the terminal and the wire and try to separate them. If they come apart, the crimp was bad.

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