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Platinum Tools

2450 Turquoise Circle, Newbury Park, CA, 91320, USA

  • 800-749-5783

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

VDV MapMaster™ 3.0 Cable Tester features large backlit display.

March 6, 2017

Capable of identifying and mapping 20 locations at one time, VDV MapMaster™ 3.0 Cable Tester comes with built-in flashlight, audible beep verification and glow-in-the-dark keypad. Tested to Cat7, Cat6A, Cat6, Cat5e, Cat5, Cat4 and Cat3 shielded and unshielded cables, voice and coax, unit is used for installation, troubleshooting and maintenance on telco, network or coax cable.

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

ezEX-RJ45™ Termination System meets FCC, RoHS 2 and UL standards.

February 17, 2017

Featuring grip TPR handles and conductors with Hi-Lo stagger of conductors, ezEX-RJ45™ Termination System works with 24-22 AWG stranded conductors. Featuring ezEX™44 and ezEX™48 connector insulation with diameters ranging in 1.0 –1.12mm and 1.09 – 1.22mm respectively, product is rated up to 10 Gigabit and has 0.29 in. outer diameter. ezEX-RJ45™ Termination System comes with EXO... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

ezEX-RJ45™ Termination System features push button lock.

February 9, 2017

Designed for use with lager cables and conductors with Hi-Lo stagger of conductors, ezEX-RJ45™ Termination System works with 24-22 AWG stranded conductors. Featuring ezEX™44 and ezEX™48 connector insulation with diameters ranging in 1.0 –1.12mm and 1.09 – 1.22mm respectively, product is rated up to 10 Gigabit and has 0.29 in. outer diameter. ezEX-RJ45™ Termination System comes with... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Portable Tools

Keystone Jack Termination Tool features one-stroke design.

September 13, 2016

Designed for 110 type 4 pair keystone jacks, Xpress Jack™ seats and trims all 8 conductors in one smooth motion, eliminating need to punch down 8 times for single termination. Tool features heavy-duty all carbon tool steel construction, rust-resistant black oxide finish, and comfort grip TPR handles that minimize stress on large jobs with prolonged use. Die sets are available for Platinum Tools... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Patch Panels keep cables in easily identifiable order.

September 13, 2016

Accommodating solid or stranded wire ranging from 22–26 AWG, Patch Panels enable users to terminate all cable runs coming in from various rooms to one main location, such as server room or wiring closet. Units are available in 12- and 24-port, shielded and non-shielded models. Constructed with ABS plastic housing, SPCC metal frame, and gold-plated RJ45 port contacts, panels have color-coded... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Cable Jacket Stripper/Slitter works on all insulation types.

September 6, 2016

Tested to >100,000 cycles, heavy-duty Tor Cable Jacket Stripper and Slitter (p/n 10017C) offers positive locking positions for circular, lengthways, and spiral strips. Blade returns to starting position at end of strip, and toolless interchangeable cable clamps result in cable capacities up to 1.5 in. Along with fine blade height adjustor, features include ergonomic, balanced design... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

CatA Flex Connectors feature tool-less design.

August 29, 2016

Available in shielded and non-shielded versions, Cat6A Flex Connectors can flex 90° so cables can hang vertically, eliminating bending and need for strain reliefs. Units accommodate Cat6A and Cat7 cables up to 9.0 mm and both solid and stranded 2–22 AWG conductors. To ensure Cat6A performance, contacts are precision machine set. Connectors are Cat6A 10gig certified and frequency rated to 1... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Termination System handles large diameter twisted pair cables.

August 19, 2016

Combining EZEX-RJ45 feed-through connectors with EXO professional heavy-duty frame and die crimper, EZEX-RJ45® Termination System provides modular solution to make termination of large diameter twisted-pair cables error-free. Connectors have staggered feed through channels that allow for conductors up to 0.048 in. in diameter. Compatible with solid round or stranded wires, system features... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cable Tester features detachable remote unit.

August 12, 2016

Designed to test for shorts, opens, miswires, reversals, and split pairs, LanSeeker™ can display connection and fault information on pair-by-pair basis. Unit also generates audio tones for use with tone tracers on all pairs. Test results are displayed using LED indicators on both main unit and self-stored remote unit. LanSeeker is suited for installation and troubleshooting of twisted pair... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Patch Panels increase network flexibility.

May 10, 2016

Keeping cables secure and in identifiable order, patch panels terminate all cable runs coming in from various rooms to one main location. Design facilitates network re-configuration and troubleshooting when desired/necessary. Models include 12- and 24-port, Cat5e and Cat6, shielded and non-shielded versions. Along with ABS plastic housing, features include SPCC metal frame, and gold-plated... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Keystone Jack Termination Tool offers 1-stroke termination.

May 2, 2016

Featuring heavy-duty all carbon tool steel construction with rust-resistant black oxide finish, Xpress Jack™ is designed for 110 type 4 pair keystone jacks. Product seats and trims all 8 conductors in one smooth motion, eliminating need to punch down 8 times for single termination. Comfort grip TPR handles minimize hand stress on large jobs with prolonged use. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Tool Bag is designed for accessibility and durability.

April 1, 2016

Used to carry tools to and from job site, Big Mouth Tool Bag (P/N 4006) includes six interior and exterior pockets for storage and collapses flat for storage when not in use. Heavy-duty, water-resistant canvas construction with nylon stitching is designed for durability. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Portable Tools

Termination System handles 110 type 4 pair keystone jacks.

March 30, 2016

To simplify keystone jack terminations, Xpress Jack™ seats and trims all 8 conductors in one smooth motion, eliminating need to punch down 8 times for single termination. Tool features heavy-duty all carbon tool steel construction with rust-resistant black oxide finish. Comfort grip TPR handles minimize hand stress on large jobs with prolonged use. Read More

Portable Tools

Lineman's Pliers are designed for ergonomics and efficacy.

March 7, 2016

Sized to fit in tool belt or box, 6 in. (p/n 12206C) and 8.5 in. (p/n 12201C) Lineman's Pliers facilitate gripping, twisting, bending, and cutting of wire and cable. Both feature 2-tone (TPR) molded comfort grip handle as well as 6140CrV drop forged carbon alloy steel body with hardness level of 45 ±3 and blade hardness of 58-61. While both models also feature polished finish, 6... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Patch Panels increase network flexibility.

February 18, 2016

Used to terminate all cable runs coming in from various rooms to one main location, such as server room or wiring closet, Patch Panels meet ANSI/EIA/TIA 568C.2 standard, have ABS plastic housing with SPCC metal frame, and feature gold-plated RJ45 port contacts. Panels support solid or stranded wire gauges from 22–26 AWG. Variations include 12 and 24 port options, shielded and non-shielded... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Smart Tester identifies opens, shorts, and arc faults.

February 4, 2016

Running on power from circuit until circuit breaker trips, TFT100 Fault Trapper™ detects type of fault, timestamps when fault happens, and locates position of electrical event that caused intermittent/persistent circuit breaker trips and No Fault Found conditions. Tester provides in-line monitoring of dedicated circuits up to 300 Vac and 40 A, and allows unattended monitoring to identify... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Lineman's Pliers feature comfort grip handle.

February 1, 2016

Available in 6 and 8.5 in. models, Lineman's Pliers feature 6140CrV drop forged carbon alloy steel body with hardness level of 45 ±3 and blade hardness of 58–61 to ensure clean cut for years. Two-tone TPR molded comfort grip handle facilitates gripping, twisting, bending, and cutting of wire and cable. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Heavy-Duty, Pocketed Bag carries tools to job site.

January 18, 2016

Constructed of water-resistant canvas with nylon stitching, Big Mouth Tool Bag (P/N 4006) features 6 interior and exterior pockets for storage. Heavy-duty construction promotes durability to withstand years of use, and bag collapses flat to facilitate storage when not in use. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Instrument/Probe Set facilitates cable tracing.

October 7, 2015

With steady tone and clear loudspeaker, Tone and Probe Set (P/N TP150) can trace and identify cable locations on jacks or through walls. Pushbutton activates tone scanning, tapered probe tip penetrates wire bundles, and probe volume is controlled via side thumbwheel. Along with 100 Hz to 300 KHz sensitivity, features include tone generator with slide switch to select TONE/OFF/CONT, continuity... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Kit combines network testing and cable verification.

October 2, 2015

Featuring handheld design with full-color display, Net Prowler™ Pro Test Kit combines network testing, IP device address mapping, cable troubleshooting, and PoE voltage testing — all with capability of saving and printing results from PC. Tester measures cable length using TDR technology and generates tone levels for signal tracing and cable identification. Unit enables quick identification... Read More

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