Greenlee® Gator® EK628L Battery Powered Crimping Tool

Puts 6 Tons of Crimping Force in Your Hand

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What's special about this powered crimper?

  • 18V battery powered crimping tool delivers 6 tons of power in a single hand, easily creating the cleanest and most secure wire terminations
  • Intelligent Crimping System Technology pressure sensor monitors crimping force and alerts you with sound and light if the force is below spec, ensuring consistently accurate electrical work
  • This lightweight, tacky-grip crimper automatically reopens when crimping is complete, making it a much more comfortable option for long jobs
  • Ideal for any professional electrical application, especially extensive projects that require a large amount of crimping
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The Gator EK628L Battery Powered Crimper is a must-have tool for electrical and automotive workers alike. This lightweight, comfort-grip crimper gives you 6 tons of force with the touch of a button, and has many features that make working on large-scale projects much more comfortable, producing the most professional and long-lasting results possible.


GL-EK628L11 EK628L with 120V Battery Charger for 120V US receptacles 17.78 lbs (8.02 kg)
GL-EK628L230 EK628L with 230V Battery Charger for 230V EU receptacles 17.78 lbs (8.02 kg)
GL-EK628L12 EK628L with 12V Battery Charger for 12V car cigarette lighters 17.78 lbs (8.02 kg)
GL-EK628L120 EK628L with 120V AC Adapter for 120V US receptacles 15.5 lbs (7.03 kg)
GL-EK628L230AC EK628L with 230V AC Adapter for 230V EU receptacles 15.5 lbs (7.03 kg)
Crimping Jaws
GL-CJD3 Replacement crimping jaw for "W" dies 1.23 lbs (0.55 kg)
GL-CJK Replacement crimping jaw for Thomas and Betts 6 Ton dies 2.75 lbs (1.25 kg)
Full Die Kits
GL-K22S1GL Copper Die Kit - All copper dies 6.20 lbs (2.81 kg)
GL-KD06AL Aluminum Die Kit - All aluminum dies 4.85 lbs (2.19 kg)
Individual Dies
GL-KC22 Copper connector 0.35 lb
GL-KA22 Aluminum connector 0.35 lb
Extra Batteries and AC Adapters
GL-52176 18V 1.5Ah Lithium Ion Battery 1.46 lbs (0.66 kg)
GL-52178 120V Charger 2.65 lbs (1.20 kg)
GL-52179 12V Charger 2.80 lbs (1.27 kg)
GL-52180 230V Charger 2.38 lbs (1.07 kg)
  • Single-handed, single button operation frees up your other hand for tasks such as holding the wire and connector in place for even cleaner crimps
  • LED work light for working in dark or dimly lit areas, including inside walls, attics, and ducts
  • Includes die adapters for industry standard "W" style dies and Thomas and Betts® 6-Ton dies, so your application is sure to be covered
  • Includes molded carrying case to help keep crimping dies organized and save significant amounts of money on replacements
  • Jaws rotate up to 350° to get into tight or otherwise hard-to-reach areas, making once awkward and uncomfortable jobs much easier
  • Uses biodegradable hydraulic oil to reduce your footprint on the environment
  • UL and cUL classified with Anderson®, Blackburn®, Burndy®, ILSCO®, Panduit®, Thomas & Betts®, and Penn Union®, ensuring application will be covered
  • Protected by Patents 6276186, 6401515, 6718870, 7086979, 7216523, and 7254982


Crimping Force 6 Tons (53 kN)
Crimp Cycle Time About 6 seconds
Crimps Per Charge About 150
Hydraulic Oil Used 52057878 biodegradable
Recommended Operating Temperature 5°F to 122°F (-15°C to 50°C)
Battery Power 18V 3.0 Ah Lithium Ion
Battery Charging Time 30 minutes
Dimensions 2.87" W x 18.5" L (7.29 cm W x 46.9 cm L)
Weight 6 lbs (2.7 kg)







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