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Crimping tool for overhead service conductors #58485
11/10/05 09:04 PM
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sparkync  Offline OP
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Anyone know where the crimping tool and connectors might be purchased for connecting
large service wires? My local supply house does not carry them. I'm guessing a supply house for lineman or power companies?? I went to the Klein site but didn't see one. Thanks for the help...

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Re: Crimping tool for overhead service conductors #58486
11/10/05 09:19 PM
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cavo148  Offline
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Check Greenlee and Ilsco websites.
Andy

PS - Where are you located?

Re: Crimping tool for overhead service conductors #58487
11/10/05 10:10 PM
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JoeTestingEngr  Offline
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Chicago, Il.
I was doing some research on 3rd rail heater splicing kits and had to find step-down uninsulated butt splices. The only place I found them was www.terminalsupplyco.com. Their HQ is in Troy Mi. and they have 6 Satellite locations. I downloaded their catalog pdfs(once I got DSL) and couldn't believe all of the odd ball stuff that they have. I'm not saying that they have what you need but they are well worth a look. I would check their terminal & maintenance catalog sections first. Good luck with your hunt.
Joe

Re: Crimping tool for overhead service conductors #58488
11/11/05 07:51 AM
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Tiger  Offline
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Burndy makes a full line of crimpers...hydraulic, battery operated, with easy inspection to show that it fully crimped in the correct die. Be ready to pay the price.

Dave

Re: Crimping tool for overhead service conductors #58489
11/11/05 05:25 PM
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Re: Crimping tool for overhead service conductors #58490
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sparkync  Offline OP
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Redsy, thanks. I think they have exactly what I'm looking for. Thanks for all the replies...

Re: Crimping tool for overhead service conductors #58491
11/11/05 11:04 PM
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The battery powered crimper is expensive, but it is the cats meow.

Re: Crimping tool for overhead service conductors #58492
11/12/05 08:50 AM
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Redsy  Offline
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Ok, spark.

I use the MCT type tool and it works nice.
That link will help you locate a supplier, but be prepared to spend about $400.00.
The professional looking installation makes it worth the money.


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