Different Crimpers Offer Variety of Features
Modular Crimp Tool
With this tool, you'll be able to repair the telephone line cord that connects between your phone and phone jack, if the phone line cord has become partially or completely detached from the modular plug connector on either end of the cord somehow. This tool basically squeezes (crimps) a new modular plug onto the end of a phone line cord. You can also create your own custom length phone line cords this way. Certain model modular crimp tools allow the same to be done with phone handset cords as well. Also, certain model modular crimp tools allow RJ45 (4-line) modular plug connectors to be crimped onto RJ45 phone line cords. (RJ45 Plugs/jacks are a bit wider than 1, 2, or 3 line modular plugs/jacks). 1 or 2 line phones can only be plugged into a 4 line jack via an 8 conductor (RJ45) plug-to-dual 4 conductor (RJ14) jacks. 1 of the jacks is lines 1/2, the other is for lines 3/4. Check with the instructions that came with the modular crimp tool to learn how to use it. Modular crimp tools can be bought at Radio Shack, Home Depot, and many other places where phones and phone accessories are sold.
Ratchet Modular Crimp Tool
Finding a high quality modular crimp tool at an affordable price has just become easier with Ratcheted modular crimp tool. This tool features two sets of built-in dies to for RJ11/12 and RJ45 modular plugs, either keyed or non-keyed. With an all steel construction and plastic handle grips this tool is designed for a long service life. A built in wire cutter and stripper makes for faster cable prep with just one tool. Stop re-terminating your plugs because of a bad crimp tool; Pick up a Ratchet Modular Crimp Tool to start saving time and money.
Model 45553 is a custom Telephone Ratchet Crimper. This combo tool terminates RJ11 6P4C, RJ12 6P6C and RJ45 8P8C modular plugs. Straight action ensures uniform crimp. Small, compact tool features full-cycle ratchet plus built-in wire cutter and stripper. All-steel frame has rust-resistant, black oxide finish. Tool weighs 1 pound.
These Soft-Touch ratchet tools provide maximum efficiency and convenience when used in difficult access areas or on manifold connections. The full cycle mechanism assures consistent crimps to A.S.T.M. specifications. The compact design and light weight construction makes these tools extremely versatile. Ratchet assures complete and consistent crimps. Tools are supplied with go/no go gage. Tool length is 11" and weighs 1 lb.
Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) Wire Strip Tools
This Preparation Tool provides a simple and effective method of preparing both coaxial and twisted pair cable for termination. The tool features two reliable, color-coded dies that are interchangeable for each media type. The coaxial die strips RG59 and RG6 coaxial cable and the twisted-pair die strips a wide variety of UTP, ScTP and fiber cables.
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