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CROSS SECTIONS OF ACCEPTABLE AND UNACCEPTABLE CRIMPS

THE GOOD

Cross Section of a Good Crimp

THE BAD AND THE UGLY

Crimp Ear Too Large – Stranded WireCrimp Ear Too Large – solid Wire

Crimp Ears Too Small for Wire SizeWorn Anvil

Worn Rolling ToolWorn Rolling Tool & Anvil

Why Pull-out Force Alone Is Not Indicative of a Good CrimpExample of an Unacceptable Insulated Crimp

By |March 4th, 2012|Reference|