Cross Sections of Acceptable and Unacceptable 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
Posted: March 4, 2012 in: Reference