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Platinum Tools

806 Calle Plano, Camarillo, CA, 93012, US

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Communication Systems & Equipment, 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 electrical events. Using back-up battery, tester enables unpowered display of results. 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 mode to verify broken wire, alligator clips to test pairs, and RJ11 connector for data or phone lines. 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 of network drops link capability and current link status as well as presence of PoE on network drop. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Patch Panels provide network flexibility.

September 18, 2015

Available in 12- and 24-port, shielded and non-shielded models, Patch Panels terminate all cable runs coming in from various rooms to one main location. Units are constructed with ABS plastic housing, gold-plated RJ45 port contacts, and SPCC metal frame. Supporting wire gauge range of 22–26 AWG, patch panels have color-coded label to facilitate wiring and meet ANSI/EIA/TIA 568C.2 standard. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Strain Relief secures network cables from tampering.

September 11, 2015

By locking cables in place, EZ-DataLock™ Strain Relief prevents cable disconnects, malicious disconnects, unauthorized access, downtime, and tampering in numerous applications. Unit comes in 2 sizes and works with Platinum Tools EZ-RJ45® Cat5e and EZ-RJ45 Cat6 connectors as well as all standard RJ45 connectors. Made with polycarbonate materials, strain relief features patented OD-Flex technology, which allows for wide range of cable OD sizes, from 0.197–0.268 in. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Material Handling & Storage, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Structured Wiring Solutions aid data/voice/video installation.

August 24, 2015

Featuring 50 micron gold contacts, Keystone Jacks and Couplers for Cat3, Cat5e, Cat6, and Cat6A applications are color coded to facilitate EIA/TIA 568A/B wiring. Products meet/exceed EIA/TIA category standards and are compatible with industry standard wall plates. Compatible with industry standard keystone jacks and EZ-SnapJacks, 1-, 2-, and 4-port Wall Plates are engineered to prevent possible fracturing from over tightened screws. These one-piece, single-gang products measure 4.5 x 2.75 in. Read More

Portable Tools

Stubby Screwdriver features 8-in-1 design.

August 7, 2015

Supplied with 7 hardened chromium-vanadium steel bits, Model 19120C features high-force precision ratcheting mechanism and non-slip TPR rubberized handle that provides positive tactile grip, allowing for quick tightening and loosening of screws with minimal effort. Tool has 6-position bit retention holster in cap built directly into handle. Users unscrew top cap and swap bits out as needed. Bits include Phillips (1, 2, 3), Slotted (3/16 in. and ¼ in.), Torx (T15 and T20), and ¼ in. Nut Driver. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Termination Kit provides electricians with all necessary tools.

June 25, 2015

Offered as one complete, turnkey field kit (Part No. 90173), EZ-RJPRO™ Termination Pod provides professional installers everything needed for consistent, repeatable terminations as well as tools and connectors for working with Cat5e, Cat6, and Cat3. Kit includes EZ-RJPRO HD Crimp Tool, Cat5e/6 Cable Jacket Stripper, Electrician’s Scissors, 100 EZ-RJ45® Cat5e connectors, 100 EZ-RJ45® Cat6 connectors, and 50 EZ-RJ12/11 connectors. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Tone and Probe Set traces cable locations.

May 29, 2015

Featuring steady tone, push-to-scan button and clear loudspeaker, TP150 Tone and Probe Set lets users trace and identify cable locations on jacks or through walls. Probe, offering 100 Hz~300 KHz sensitivity, has tapered tip for penetration of cable bundles and side thumb wheel that adjusts volume and turns off power. Tone generator includes slide switch to select TONE/OFF/CONT, continuity mode to verify if wire is broken, alligator clips to test pairs, and RJ11 connector for data or phone lines. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Test Kit combines network, cable, and voltage testing.

May 20, 2015

Combining network testing (physical layer and link), IP device address mapping, cable troubleshooting, and PoE voltage testing in handheld tester with full-color display, Net Prowler™ Pro Test Kit can save and print test results from PC. System will display wire map, numbered ID remotes, and any faults. Using TDR technology, Net Prowler™ measures cable length and generates tone levels for signal tracing and cable identification on all pairs, selected pair, or selected pin. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Tone Generator/Probe Set facilitates cable tracing.

April 3, 2015

With steady tone, recessed push-to-scan button, and clear loudspeaker, Tone and Probe Set (P/N TP150) lets user trace and identify cable locations on jacks or through walls. Tapered probe tip facilitates penetration of wire bundles, and thumbwheel probe volume controls volume and turns off power to reserve battery power. Sensitivity of 100 Hz~300 KHz. Tone generator features include slide switch to select TONE/OFF/CONT, continuity mode, alligator clips, and RJ11 connector. Read More

Portable Tools

Six-in-One Screwdriver features ergonomic design.

March 26, 2015

Ergonomically designed with high-impact plastic core covered in comfortable cushion grip handle, PRO 6-in-1 Screwdriver can be used for extended periods of time without hand fatigue or stress. Model 19002C bit load includes Phillips (1, 2), Slotted (3/16 in. and 7/32 in.), and Nut Drivers (¼ in. and 5/16 in.), while Model 19003C bit load includes Security Torx® (T15, T20, T25, T30), and Nut Drivers (¼ in. and 5/16 in.). Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Portable Tools

Turnkey Field Kit helps ensure repeatable terminations.

March 23, 2015

Designed for professional installer, EZ-RJPRO™ Termination Pod provides everything needed for consistent, repeatable terminations. Assortment of tools and connectors is suitable when working with Cat5e, Cat6, and Cat3 as well. Components include: EZ-RJPRO HD Crimp Tool, Cat5e/6 Cable Jacket Stripper, Electrician’s Scissors, 100 EZ-RJ45® Cat5e connectors, 100 EZ-RJ45® Cat6 connectors, and 50 EZ-RJ12/11 connectors. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Tester combines multiple functions.

March 9, 2015

Equipped with full-color display, Net Prowler™ Pro Test Kit combines physical layer and link network testing, IP device address mapping, cable verification and troubleshooting, and PoE voltage testing. Unit provides full cable testing on any category network, coax, or telephone cable. Capable of saving and printing test results from personal computer, tester will display wire map, numbered ID remotes, and any faults, including shorts, opens, miswires, split pairs, and reverses. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multifunctional Cable Tester incorporates full-color display.

February 16, 2015

Within one handheld unit, Net Prowler™ Pro Test Kit combines network testing (physical layer and link), IP device address mapping, cable troubleshooting, and PoE voltage testing. Functionality supports full cable testing on any category network, coax, or telephone cable, and display shows wire map, numbered ID remotes, and any faults. Network tests can also be saved for record keeping and printing using companion software application. Read More

Portable Tools

Multi-Bit Screwdriver Kit ensures right tool is always available.

September 9, 2014

Designed for security and traditional application professionals, 22-in-1 Security Screwdriver Kit (p/n 19105) features 11 double-ended shaft-style bits, which include multiple sizes of security Torx®, hex, and Robertson, along with spanners and tri-wings. Standard slotted and Phillips bits are also included, and shaft design can reach screws recessed up to 5 in. deep. To facilitate operation, handle has non-slip, comfort grip. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Cable Test Kit measures length and identifies link status.

September 2, 2014

Featuring full color graphical display, Cable Prowler™ Pro Test Kit provides full cable testing, displaying wire map, numbered ID remotes, and determining faults. Tester also measures cable length, generates tone levels, and identifies network drops, link capability, and current link status. Users can save results as well as export to computer via micro USB cable for record keeping and printing. For security and powered networking applications, Cable Prowler detects presence of PoE. Read More

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Cable Termination Tool exceeds 10-Gig performance standard.

August 25, 2014

Combining 2 crimpers into single tool for 2-step crimping, Tele-Titan™ Xg 2.0 terminates to industry-specified crimp heights while achieving straight action crimp with minimal hand force. Tool features S45C carbon steel frame with rust-resistant black oxide finish and gun-style lock for secure closure. Suitable for use with Cat6E, Cat6A, Cat7, and over-sized Cat5e/6 industrial Ethernet cables, Tele-Titan™ Xg 2.0 handles max cable OD of 0.335 in. and max conductor OD of 0.053 in. Read More

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