Cable & Wire Tools

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

All-Purpose Pliers include crimper.

October 20, 2015

Combining functions of wire stripper, long-nose pliers, and crimper in one tool, All-Purpose Pliers with Crimper (Cat. No. J207-8CR) can cut and strip 10–18 AWG solid and 12–20 AWG stranded wire. Tool can also grab and loop wire as well as crimp non-insulated connectors, lugs, and terminals. Made of forged steel for durability, pliers have induction-hardened cutting knives, hot-riveted joint for smooth action with no handle wobble, and dual-material Journeyman™ handles for firm grip. Read More

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Self-Adjusting Wire Stripper handles large, insulated cables.

September 29, 2015

Used on cables with cross sections that range from 14–8 AWG, stripax® ULtimate XL (Part No. 1512780000) strips wires that have tough, halogen-free insulation as well as cables with PUR sheathing materials and diameters up to 7.2 mm. Blades enable quick, clean, and precise stripping via automatic, self-adjusting action, and lower jaw adjusts via setscrew to provide precise, symmetrical stripping without impact to cable shape. Adjustable grip and 3-stage partial strip option are standard. Read More

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

Multi-Material Cutter cuts tubing, tape, wire, and cable.

September 21, 2015

Featuring fully electric design, Model MMC71 is capable of cutting wide range of materials, including flat material up to 3.3 in. wide, tubing up to 3/16 in. OD, and wire up to 14 AWG stranded or 16 AWG solid. Programmable unit offers 10 fixed feed rates, 10 fixed cut rates, and storage for up to 99 batches and 10 kits. Material guides are adjustable for each application, and additional guide kits are available to allow multiple pieces of same material to be cut simultaneously. 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

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

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Portable Tool Kit preps and repairs wire and cable.

July 3, 2014

Suited for professionals who need to assemble, install, or repair wire and cable in facility or field, Xuron® TK2300 Wire Harness Tool Kit includes Model 440 scissor for slitting coaxial cable jacketing and cutting foil insulation, Model 2175 Maxi-Shear™ flush cutter for wire up to 12 AWG, and Model 501 thumb adjustable wire stripper-cutter for 10–26 AWG. Supplied in trifold canvas pouch, each tool has soft rubber hand grips, Light Touch™ return spring, and non-glare black finish. Read More

Portable Tools

Non-Conductive Fish Tape increases safety around live circuits.

May 7, 2014

Promoting safety if unintentionally used around energized circuits, S-Class® non-conductive fiberglass fish tape is designed to work inside IDEAL Tuff-Grip™ Pro cases. Non-conductive and non-arcing eyelet tip minimizes possibility for injury from accidental contact with electricity. Also, streamlined ribs and curved loop of eyelet reduce stress points on fish tape while being pushed. Supplied in standard lengths of 50, 100, and 200 ft, tape has nylon jacket and reinforced core. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Drill Attachment helps utility linemen cut overhead cable.

April 23, 2014

Designed to fit onto corded or cordless drills, Merlin PowerBlade can cut through thick Aluminum Conductor Steel Reinforced cables in 20 sec or less. Unit features hardened blades and heavy-duty gears that are protected within reinforced, all-metal housing. Once installed, attachment is held in place with adjustable torque arm, while user grips ergonomic Santoprene handle for stability. To assure little or no cable distortion, blade is contoured to provide clean, rounded cutting of cable. Read More

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Electrician's Tools increase safety via 3-part insulation.

April 11, 2014

Comprised of New England style side cutters, diagonal cutters, long-nose pliers, cable cutters, pump pliers, and wire strippers, Electrician’s Insulated Tools are marked with 1,000 V symbol that indicates testing to 10,000 V. Injection-molded grips feature 3-part insulation; white underlayer acts as continuous sleeve around steel handle and serves as warning sign if insulation is compromised. Multi-color design features small thumb guards to facilitate handling and storage in tool belt. Read More

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Long-Nose Pliers offer wire stripping function.

March 21, 2014

Built of forged steel with induction-hardened cutting knives, All-Purpose Pliers can strip, cut, and loop 8-16 AWG solid and 10-18 AWG stranded wire. Hot-riveted joint ensures smooth action and no handle wobble. Spring-loaded for self-opening action, tool also features screw shearing holes and dual-material Journeyman™ handles for firm, comfortable grip. Read More

Portable Tools

Impact Punchdown Tool utilizes 2-step process.

February 26, 2014

Made specifically for cable installation and maintenance of 110 and 66 panels, cross-connect systems, and wall-jacks, Cushion-Grip Impact Punchdown Tool and Blade ensure precise wire insertion and trim each time. Tool incorporates Hi/Low impact settings for adjustable compression force, inherently long shaft for reaching into narrow/crowded blocks, and Dura-Blade™ punchdown blade with Metal Injection Molded technology for durability. Read More

Portable Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Diagonal Cutting Pliers feature box-joint design.

February 25, 2014

Suitable for industrial, trade, and craft applications, X-Cut Pliers can cut through fine strands with precision, but also feature large jaw opening for multi-strand cables. Box-joint design provides stability and eliminates backlash movement, while slim shape of tool's head provides access in confined spaces. Manufactured of forged and oil-hardened chrome-vanadium, heavy-duty steel, cutters are available with polished or chrome-plated finish and multi-component handles. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Stripping Machine is designed for semi-rigid coaxial cable.

December 19, 2013

Intended for stripping aluminum- or copper-jacketed, semi-rigid coaxial cable with ODs from .034–.177 in., SemiRigid 1050 features color touchscreen UI that facilitates operation and predefined stripping templates which graphically represent cable and simplify dimensional data entry. Machine can be programmed to perform one- or two-step strip, with or without pointing of center conductor, as well as strip and point inner conductor on cables with soldered connector already in place. Read More