How to Attach a Crimp-On BNC Connector

BY: Christina Hansen

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

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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

 

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