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Crimping

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What is Crimping
- Using termination equipment recommended by the connector manufacturer, the crimp section is deformed so it can be securely attached to a wire. Ideally, all the work that you do to crimp a terminal onto a wire occurs only in the Crimp Section.

 
How to recognize a good crimping
 
Common crimping problems:

Common Crimping Problems (1): Conductor Crimp Height Too Small/Large
 

Common Crimping Problems (2): Insulation Crimp Too Small/Large
 

Common Crimping Problems (3): Wire Strands too loose
 

Common Crimping Problems (4): Strip length too Short
 

Common Crimping Problems (5): Wire Inserted too Far
 

Common Crimping Problems (6): "Banana" Terminal (Excessive Bending of Terminal)
 

Common Crimping Problems (7): Crimp too Far Forward
 

Common Crimping Problems (8): Undersized/Oversized Bellmouth
 

Common Crimping Problems (9): Carrier Cutoff Too Long
 

Common Crimping Problems (10): Lock Tangs Bent