Klein Tools Introduces Its Compact Ratcheting Modular Crimper

All-inclusive tool cuts, strips and crimps data and voice cables

September 12, 2013 (Lincolnshire, IL) - Klein Tools, (http://www.kleintools.com) for professionals since 1857, introduces the new Compact Ratcheting Modular Crimper (Cat. No. VDV226-107) extending its Voice/Data/Video (VDV) line of tools, connectors and testers. This crimping tool delivers fast, reliable connector terminations for voice and data applications. With a direct lateral crimp action and a heavy duty ratchet, it ensures an even, precise and complete termination on every cycle producing more dependable connections.


Klein Tools' new VDV Compact Ratcheting Modular Crimper is an all-in-one tool for cable preparation and connection. It cuKlein VDV Compact Ratcheting Modular Crimperts and strips CAT6, CAT5e, CAT3 and flat-satin voice cables as well as crimps six and eight position modular connectors. A heavy-duty ratchet ensures complete termination by executing a full compression cycle every time. The direct lateral crimp action provides a more even, precise contact termination across all pins. An ergonomic and compact design facilitates single-hand operation making it comfortable to use and easy to store. The most commonly used wiring diagrams are placed directly on the tool for quick reference. In addition, other frequently used wiring diagrams are downloadable to your mobile device.

"Our Compact Ratcheting Modular Crimper has both a heavy duty ratchet and lateral crimp action to provide a more stable and reliable termination each and every time it is used," states Sean O'Flaherty, senior product manager. "Yet the tool is about 40% smaller than many other models, making single-handed operation natural."

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Since 1857 Klein Tools, a family-owned and operated company, has been designing, developing and manufacturing premium-quality, professional-grade hand tools. The majority of Klein tools are manufactured in seven plants throughout the United States and are the number one choice among professional electricians and other tradespeople. For more information, visit www.kleintools.com.

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