Crimping Tool crimps both insulated/uninsulated terminals.

Press Release Summary:

With ability to splice terminals from 10-22 AWG, KP1022 can be used by electricians, telco installers, and security and alarm installers. It comes in either double-cushioned handle grips (KP1022) or standard handle grips (KP1022D). Tool provides precision cutting of small wires and for crimping terminals onto same wires. It has one crimping die position for crimping insulated terminals and splices and another for crimping uninsulated terminals and splices.

Original Press Release:

Greenlee's New Tool Crimps Both Insulated and Un-insulated Terminals

One tool to make your job faster, safer and easier

ROCKFORD, Ill. April, 2009 - Greenlee, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company now offers a new pliers-style terminal crimping tool that's designed for crimping both insulated and un-insulated terminals and splices from 10 to 22 AWG. The tool is designed for electricians, telco installers, security and alarm installers, and other people who regularly install terminals.

The KP1022D crimping tool provides precision cutting of small wires and for crimping terminals onto the same wires. It has two crimping die positions. One for crimping insulated terminals and splices and the other for crimping un-insulated terminals and splices.

The new crimping tool comes in either the double-cushioned handle grips (KP1022) or the standard handle grips (KP1022D), making both easy to slip in or remove from tool pouches. The smooth pivot action allows the tool to easily be used with one hand.

The forged steel and hardened design provides long life, and the precision-machined and hardened cutter blades at the nose of the tool make cutting copper and aluminum wire easy.

For more information on the KP1022 crimping tool, or other products from Greenlee, a Textron Inc. company, call 1-800-435-0786 or visit


Greenlee 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. Greenlee also leverages its powerful brands such as Tempo, Fairmont, and Klauke in the electrical, construction and maintenance markets worldwide. More information is available at


Textron Inc. is a $14.2 billion multi-industry company operating in 28 countries with approximately 42,000 employees. The company leverages its global network of aircraft, defense and intelligence, 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 Aircraft Company, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, Textron Systems and Textron Financial Corporation. More information is available at


All Topics