Platinum Tools Launches New ezEX-RJ45® Shielded Connectors

Now Shipping, the New Connectors Feature a Unique Integrated Hi-Lo Stagger Load Bar and Allow "Big" Conductors to Pass Through the Front End of the Connector, Making it Easy to Verify the Wiring Sequence Before Terminating

NEWBURY PARK, Calif., Feb. 28, 2018 - Platinum Tools® (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, is proud to the launch of new ezEX-RJ45® shielded connectors. The new connectors are now shipping.


Platinum Tools will feature the new ezEX-RJ45® shielded connectors during ISC West 2018, held in Las Vegas, Nev. from April 11-13 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, booth #6035.

"Our new shielded ezEX-RJ45® connectors are designed for larger cables and conductors," explained Lee Sachs, Platinum Tools, Inc. president and general manager. "They feature a unique integrated Hi-Lo stagger load bar and allows ‘big' conductors to pass through the front end of the connector, making it easy to verify the wiring sequence before terminating. These connectors are typically used with either CAT6 CAT6A and are terminated with EXO Crimp Frame® and EXO-EX Die™ (100061C)."

Additional features and specifications include:

ezEX™44 Shielded CAT6 Connector, Internal Ground
• Hi-Lo stagger to isolate each conductor
• Simple one piece/pass through design, no bars or liners
• Shielded 5e/6/6A compliant
• Insulation Diameter (Conductor) - Size range: 0.039in. - 0.044in. (1.0 -1.12mm)
• Max Outer Diameter: 0.305in. (7.75mm)
• Solid or Stranded 24-22 AWG
• TAA, TIA, RoHS, UL & FCC compliant
• Made in the USA

ezEX™44 Shielded, External Ground, CAT6 Connector
• Hi-Lo stagger to isolate each conductor
• Simple one piece/pass through design, no bars or liners
• Shielded 5e/6/6A compliant
• Insulation Diameter (Conductor) - Size range: 0.039in. - 0.044in. (1.0 -1.12mm)
• Max Outer Diameter: 0.305in. (7.75mm)
• Solid or Stranded 24-22 AWG
• TAA, TIA, RoHS, UL & FCC compliant
• Made in the USA

ezEX™48 Shielded, External Ground, CAT6A Connector
• Hi-Lo stagger to isolate each conductor
• Simple one piece/pass through design, no bars or liners
• Shielded 6/6A compliant
• Insulation Diameter (Conductor) - Size range: 0.043in. - 0.048in. (1.09 -1.22mm)
• Max Outer Diameter: 0.305in. (7.75mm)
• Solid or Stranded 23-22 AWG
• TAA, TIA, RoHS, UL & FCC compliant
• ezEX™44 - ezEX-RJ45® CAT6 Connector
• Made in the USA

For pricing and additional information, please visit www.platinumtools.com, call (800) 749-5783, or email info@platinumtools.com.

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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