Compress and Crimp with Ease
Most of the compression and crimp tools found at HNSTools are quite user-friendly, while still producing a reliable termination and stable connection. The design of these tools make it easy for the average Joe to produce professional results, while the everyday expert can enjoy time-saving performance from a reliable tool to make everyone's life much easier.
Compression vs Crimping
Whether you need to use a compression tool or a crimper all comes down to the specific connector/plug you are using. The style of the connector determines whether or not it should be compressed or crimped. When using a crimper, the connector is squeezed onto the outer safeguard of the cable. When using a compression connector, the outer shield of the wire is compressed against the connector, typically with a threaded nut of some sort.
One major difference between the two is obviously price. Typically, crimpers are more economically friendly, however when a connection is compressed, it can usually be removed and reused. A crimped connector can't be taken apart.
Another difference is speed, as professionals can complete a crimp connection in seconds. Compression tools require a bit more preparation and tactical use. However, a compression connection is typically more secure and beneficial for protection from moisture and the environment that the cable is in.
A Variety of Wire Crimpers for Fast, Dependable Performance
As far as termination methods go, one of the fastest and most reliable ways to do so is by crimping. There's an extensive array of wire crimpers, so choosing the best one to use depends on your needs. For smaller cables on a job that requires more use, the more compact, all-in-one crimpers may be the best option to go with. Typically these crimpers allow for a wider range of use after just one investment. These types of crimpers are very popular when using modular connectors and come with cushioned grips that allow them to be used much easier. Some even have wire cutters and strippers built into them.
For more powerful use, the power crimpers and heavy-duty crimpers may be the way to go. The electrical power crimping tools also give you more force and speed behind each crimp. You'll also find ratcheting tools that help prevent crimping under the connector while in use. Everything is dependent on the types of plugs, jacks, terminals, cables, etc. that you are working with as well.
Get a Strong, Reliable Connection and Termination
Our compression tools all feature a universal design for a variety of connectors. Compression products typically provide secure termination that contributes to a more integral, environmentally diverse signal and connection.
HNSTools also has replacement blades for your compression and crimp tools that are easy to plug in and out of the tools. These blades and dies help keep your tools up to the task and in shape without having to replace the entire tool itself. You can also find full kits that provide you with every aspect you need to get the job done.
Pick up your Tools and Materials from HNSTools Today
You can't go wrong with any of the options available from HNSTools. As one reviewer put it, you'll receive a "First Class Product and Service" from our selection. Once you grab the compression or crimp tool you need, make sure you have all of the preparation items you need to complete the job by checking out the different Wire Strippers and Cable & Connectors that HNSTools has available.