Platinum Tools® Announces EZ-DataLock™ Strain Relief

Patented Design Prevents Cable Disconnects, Malicious Disconnects, Unauthorized Access, Downtime, and Tampering

CAMARILLO, Calif., Feb. 27, 2013 - Platinum Tools(R) (, the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, is proud to announce the launch of EZ-DataLock™ Strain Relief. Designed to secure network cables from tampering, the EZ-DataLock is now shipping.

"Safe and secure networks, large or small, in today's world is top priority," explained Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools, Inc. president and general manager. "Our new EZ-DataLock Strain Relief has been designed to protect and secure a data network 24/7 by locking cables in place that are not to be disconnected. When locked, the cable will remain so until the 'Key-Holder' unlocks it. It also doubles as a snag-proof strain relief."

Added Sachs, "The Platinum Tools EZ-DataLock Strain Relief's patented design prevents cable disconnects, malicious disconnects, unauthorized access, downtime, and tampering in numerous applications, such as in data, commercial and professional, military, medical centers, monitoring devices, financial, transit, government, and manufacturing centers and institutions."

EZ-DataLock Strain Reliefs are available in two sizes and work with Platinum Tools EZ-RJ45® Cat5e connectors, and all standard RJ45 (all brands including Platinum Tools) and Platinum Tools EZ-RJ45 Cat6 connectors. Specifications for the EZ-DataLock Strain Relief include patented 'OD-Flex' technology allows for wide range of cable OD sizes (maximum cable OD: 6.8mm /0.268 inch; minimum cable OD: 5.0mm /0.197 inch); made with polycarbonate materials; and are UL, RoHS, CSA and CE compliant.

For pricing and more information on Platinum Tools and its complete product line, please visit, call (800) 749-5783, or email

About Platinum Tools
Platinum Tools, founded in 1997, was created based upon two very simple objectives. First, develop the absolute best possible solutions for the preparation, installation, and hand termination of wire and cable. Second, implement an operational infrastructure that can deliver these products in an efficient, timely, and high quality manner.

All of our products must absolutely satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…utility of function; quality of function; and economic value. Our people are our company. They, too, must be focused on and work to satisfy three critical benchmark criteria…customer satisfaction; product knowledge and expertise; and willingness to learn and adapt.

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