Cable & Wire Tools

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

Cut and Strip Machines handle shielded and coaxial cables.

December 9, 2014

Equipped with high-resolution indexing cutter head and programmable rotary incision capability, MultiStrip 9480 provides high-precision processing of coaxial and other shielded cable. SmartBlade system and magnetically held guides maximize output and production by minimizing changeover times. Offering semi-automatic operation, CoaxStrip 5200 multi-step coaxial stripping machine processes coaxial, multi-conductor cable and single conductor wire. Read More

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

Coaxial Cable Stripping Machines have benchtop form factor.

November 25, 2014

While uses for SemiRigid 1050 include stripping aluminum or copper jacketed semi-rigid coaxial cables, uses for multi-step CoaxStrip 5200 include stripping of coaxial, multi-conductor cable and single conductor wire. CoaxStrip 5200 employs universally designed blades, centralizers, and clamping jaws for processing range of cables without necessitating mechanical adjustments. Both machines feature Hi-Res color touchscreen interface and intuitive programming. Read More

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Electronics Tool Kit fosters ESD-safe assembly and repair.

November 12, 2014

Xuron® TK3500 Home Electronics Tool Kit includes 3 precision assembly tools with hand grips designed for user comfort and component protection. Model 170-IIAS Micro-Shear® Flush Cutter has slim profile head for wire up to 18 AWG, Model 450AS tweezer-nose plier can grasp fine wire under 1 mil thick, and Model 501AS adjustable wire stripper accommodates 10–26 AWG stranded and solid wire. On all tools, static-safe hand grips exhibit 106–109 Ω surface resistivity. Read More

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Wire Stripping Tool handles tough, halogen-free insulation.

November 5, 2014

Featuring self-adjusting blade that automatically adapts to wire size, stripax® ULtimate can strip most halogen-free insulation materials and other wires specified for use in high temperature environments ranging from AWG 24...10, up to length of 1 in. Three-stage partial stripping function retains portion of stripped insulation on tip of conductors. Measuring 7.5 in. and weighing 6 oz, hand tool has foldable protective cover that prevents accidental wire cutting during stripping. Read More

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Self-Adjusting Wire Stripper features built-in cutter.

August 14, 2014

Made from high grade polymers and carbon steels, Maxim 6 features stripping range of 24–10 AWG and cutting range of 30–10 AWG. Autoform laminated stripping jaws form around radius of cable to prevent damage to inner conductor, while built-in wire stop measures strip length. Suitable for round, oval, and flat wire cable, tool has ergonomic handle designed to minimize fatigue. Read More

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Cleaning Products & Equipment

Bidirectional Cutter clears stubborn drain clogs.

August 5, 2014

Used for drain cleaning applications, Spider double cutter features front and rear blades. Cutting starts as cable feeds into line and continues as it retracts to increase chance of removing stoppages and promote thorough cleaning. Double U-Cutter and Double Heavy Duty Side Cutter models are both offered in 3 and 4 in. sizes, and Double U-Cutters can also be adapted to sectional machines or to other brands of cable-type drain cleaners. Read More

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Coax Cable Cutter cuts copper-clad steel cable.

July 30, 2014

Featuring specialized notched blade, Model CCS can cut steel-core coaxial cable without damaging knives or deforming cable. Shears can also cleanly cut and snip solid and stranded copper, aluminum, and UTP/STP twisted pair wires and cables. Made of through-hardened tool steel with hot-riveted joint, tool features high-leverage handles for one-handed operation. Cutter is suited for electricians, voice/data/video technicians, and security installers that work with variety of cables and wires. Read More

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

Compact Cable Cutter combines ergonomics and capacity.

July 9, 2014

Designed for single-handed operation, ratcheted 500 MCM Cable Cutter (p/n 10569) cuts stranded, flexible copper, and aluminum cable up to 500 MCM (240mm²). Ergonomic, non-slip comfort grip handles facilitate cutting of larger cables, while precision ground fixed and moving cutting blades promote performance. Able to work in tight spaces, tool features locking latch for safe storage, quick blade release system in any position, and heat treated, high carbon tool steel cutting blades. Read More