Crimping Tool crimps 8 AWG - 1/0 AWG copper wire.

Press Release Summary:

By ensuring crimping dies match with each rotation of dial, K05-SYNCRO minimizes poor wire connections caused by inaccurate crimping, reducing rework and troubleshooting. Handle design with slip guard creates secure grip throughout crimping process. Die size is indicated using color coding on dies and lug sizer indicator on dial. Dial feature allows for one-handed die change, rotating both dies simultaneously while providing accuracy in matching die set selection.

Original Press Release:

Greenlee Enhances its K-Series Crimper Line with New K05-SYNCRO Crimping Tool

The new SYNCRO feature eliminates inaccurate crimping from mismatched dies

Rockford, IL -- Greenlee Textron, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company has enhanced its K-Series line of crimpers with the K05-SYNCRO crimping tool. This innovative tool is designed to improve productivity and reduce poor wire connections caused by inaccurate crimping.

“This upgraded tool improves the dimensional accuracy of crimps by ensuring crimping dies match with each rotation of the dial” said Jae K. Lee, Greenlee Product Manager for Hand Tools.  “Additionally, the upgraded handle design fits better in the hand and the slip guard creates a more secure grip throughout the crimping process.” The K05-SYNCRO reduces rework on the job with no more wasted time troubleshooting poor connections or throwing out poorly crimped lugs. The new K05-SYNCRO is an easy to use, intuitive tool that crimps 8AWG – 1/0 AWG Copper.

The newly added SYNCRO feature greatly improves the die selection process reducing die setup time by 50-percent and eliminates crimping errors from mismatched dies. Die size is indicated using color coding on the dies and a lug sizer indicator on the dial.  The new dial feature allows for easy, one-handed die change, rotating both dies at the same time while providing accuracy in matching die set selection.

The Greenlee K-Series K05 crimping tool provides the broadest range of UL classification in the market and is classified with the lugs of seven different manufacturers including UL and cUL with Anderson, Blackburn, Burndy, ILSCO, Panduit, Thomas & Betts and Penn-Union copper connectors.

The new K05-SNYCRO provides Faster, Safer & Easier® crimping from Greenlee. For more information, visit or call 1-800-435-0786.

Greenlee Textron Inc.

Greenlee Textron Inc. is known as a global leader in the professional tool category. The Rockford, Illinois-based company develops high quality, innovative products distinguished by customer-driven design and differentiated by supply chain excellence. It also leverages its powerful brands such as Greenlee Communications and Greenlee Utility in the electrical, construction and maintenance markets worldwide. More information is available at

Textron Inc.

Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial, and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, Textron Systems and TRU Simulation + Training. For more information visit:

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