When it comes to wiring and providing an acceptable crimp for connectors ETCO always comes out on top. Our connectors are engineered with efficiency, safety, quality and durability in mind. There’s nothing worse than a crimp with wires jutting out causing possible fire hazards and connectivity losses. ETCO has never comprised on quality. The gallery below illustrates the differences between our crimps and competitor crimps.

THE GOOD

Cross Section of a Good Crimp
Cross Section of a Good Crimp

THE BAD AND THE UGLY

Crimp Ear Too Large - Stranded Wire
Crimp Ear Too Large – Stranded Wire
Crimp Ear Too Large - solid Wire
Crimp Ear Too Large – solid Wire
Crimp Ears Too Small for Wire Size
Crimp Ears Too Small for Wire Size
Worn Anvil
Worn Anvil
Worn Rolling Tool
Worn Rolling Tool
Worn Rolling Tool & Anvil
Worn Rolling Tool & Anvil
Why Pull-out Force Alone Is Not Indicative of a Good Crimp
Why Pull-out Force Alone Is Not Indicative of a Good Crimp
Example of an Unacceptable Insulated Crimp
Example of an Unacceptable Insulated Crimp