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Electronics => Mechanical & Automation Engineering => Topic started by: coppercone2 on May 17, 2022, 12:22:44 am

Title: af8 crimp tool tightening?
Post by: coppercone2 on May 17, 2022, 12:22:44 am
works great, be careful inserting strands. No-nogo gauge reassured me. 4 fails in a row.. bad day
Title: Re: af8 crimp tool tightening?
Post by: coppercone2 on May 17, 2022, 01:42:22 am
bought the go-nogo gauge so I don't waste peoples time with crimp troubleshooting
Title: Re: af8 crimp tool tightening?
Post by: coppercone2 on May 20, 2022, 07:35:57 pm
go/no go gauge seems to say the tool is fine. Must have been some user error.. better work under a well lit magnifier this time

No one has seen a crimp tool that passes gauge test but still does not crimp have they?
Title: Re: af8 crimp tool tightening?
Post by: coppercone2 on May 20, 2022, 11:19:46 pm
ok, it worked. I guess I must have kept losing wire strands during insertion.

So it seems that its a good tool after all.. just gotta be REALLY careful. Don't know how I managed to screw up 4 crimps in a row.......

with solder and large connectors it hardly matters if you lose a strand, with this thing you gotta be real good.