How to Attach a Crimp-On BNC Connector

BY: CableOrganizer

The below steps will show you how to attach a crimp-on BNC Connector to a coaxial cable.


Experience Level: Intermediate

Time Required: 1-2 minutes

Steps: 7

Supplies: BNC Connectors, Crimping Tool, Cable Stripper /Cable Cutter

Budget Estimate: $70 (excluding cables)

Step 1

Trim cable as shown using a stripping tool.

cut end of coaxial cable
Step 2

Slide crimp ferrule onto cable.

BNC connector insert onto coax cable
Step 3

Fold braid back and complete trimming the cable as shown. Tim center conductor end at 45 degree angle.

Step 4

Push connector onto cable.

bnc connector about to crimp
Step 5

Fold braid back over crimp body.

Step 6

Push crimp ferrule up over braid and crimp body.

Step 7

Using universal crimp tool, crimp ferrule to connector using 0.320 hex.

crimp tool compressing bnc connector
Step 8

Crimp cable support with appropriate hex:
0.264 - RG6 PVC
0.250 - RG59 PVC, RG6 TFE
0.212 - RG59 TFE, RG58 PVC