Cable Termination Tool exceeds 10-Gig performance standard.

Press Release Summary:

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.

Original Press Release:

Platinum Tools® Launches Next Generation 10Gig Termination Tool at 2014 CEDIA Expo

Tele-Titan™Xg 2.0 Combines Two Crimpers Into A Single Tool, Making Two-Step Crimping Easy

NEWBURY PARK, Calif., - Platinum Tools (,  the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, is proud to announce the debut of the Tele-Titan™Xg 2.0 (p/n 12516) during CEDIA Expo 2014, held in Denver from Sept. 11-13 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth #500. The next generation 10Gig termination Tool is now shipping.

“The next generation in our 10Gig Termination combines two crimpers into a single tool, making two-step crimping simple,” explained John Phillips, Platinum Tools, product manager. “Like the original, the new Tele-TitanXg 2.0 along with our 10-gig shielded connectors, are engineered specifically for Cat6A cables to provide true 10Gig performance each and every time. The Tele-TitanXg 2.0 improves efficiencies by not having to change out tools in the middle of a termination.”

With a compact and rugged design, the Tele-TitanXg 2.0 terminates to industry specified crimp heights while its straight action crimp is achieved with minimal hand force. The non-slip handle and finger grooves are designed for comfortable grip and control, and it includes a gun-style lock for secure closure.

Additional operation, applications, and specs include:

• S45C carbon steel frame

• Rust resistant black oxide finish

• RJ45 Cat6A/10Gig Shielded RJ45 connectors

- Exceeds 10-Gig performance standard

- UL and RoHS compliant

- Max cable OD: 0.335in./8.5mm

- Max conductor OD: 0.053in./1.35mm

• Cat6E, Cat6A, Cat7 & over-sized Cat5e/6 industrial Ethernet cables

• RJ12/11 connectors

• Length: 5.325in. (135mm)

• Weight: 10.5oz (296g)

For additional pricing and more information on Platinum Tools and its complete product line, please visit, call (800) 749-5783, or email

About Platinum Tools

Platinum Tools, founded in 1997, was created based upon two very simple objectives. First, develop the absolute best possible solutions for the preparation, installation, and hand termination of wire and cable. Second, implement an operational infrastructure that can deliver these products in an efficient, timely, and high quality manner.

All of our products must absolutely satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…utility of function; quality of function; and economic value. Our people are our company. They, too, must be focused on and work to satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…customer satisfaction; product knowledge and expertise; and willingness to learn and adapt.

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