Posted October 18, 2016

Thomas & Betts Electromechanical Micro-Crimping Tool

Thomas & Betts (T&B) expanded its line of Sta-Kon wire termination tools with the addition of the battery-operated Sta-Kon BAT22-6NV2 electromechanical micro-crimping tool, which performs approximately 150,000 crimps in its expected service life.

Sta-Kon BAT22-6NV2The Sta-Kon BAT22-6NV2 includes an extra replacement battery with each unit. It is powered with a high-performance 10.8V lithium-ion battery. The battery’s charge status is displayed on the tool.

“With the addition of the BAT22-6NV2 tool, the Sta-Kon line provides the OEM and MRO markets with a tool that is fast, light and efficient,” said Ralph Donati, product marketing director at T&B. “The BAT22-6NV2 tool is a worthy complement to the Sta-Kon line of premium-quality wire terminals.”

Among the features of the BAT22-6NV2, which were developed in response to operators’ stated needs, are one-button operation for controlling all tooling functions and an electronic control with a lock function that monitors complete closing of the dies. Other features include automatic retraction when operation is complete, manual retraction when needed and powerful drive technology for effortless operation. A key ring is included for use with a tool balancer and to secure the BAT22-6NV2 in the field. Multifunction LED displays provide workplace illumination, maintenance display and data transfer.