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by Burndy 

Catalog ID: MD78

Hand Operated Tool, 25 in L, 8 in W, Crimp force 9000 lbs.

  • Ergonomically designed, one-piece, composite polymer handles
  • Comfort grip handles
  • Time-proven steel jaw designs
  • No tool adjustment required
  • 99,000 crimp/cycle life
  • Positive lock, spring loaded die retainer buttons
  • PTFE impregnated steel/bronze bushings and stainless steel pins
  • Electroless nickel plated jaws and jaw links
Features: Ergonomically Designed, One-Piece, Composite Polymer Handles, Comfort Grip Handles, Time-Proven Steel Jaw Designs, No Tool Adjustment Required, 99,000 Crimp/Cycle Life, Positive Lock, Spring Loaded Die Retainer Buttons, Permanent D3 Die Groove, PTFE Impregnated Steel/Bronze Bushings And Stainless Steel Pins, Electroless Nickel Plated Jaws And Jaw Links, Easier Tool Operation Due To Unique Handle Design, And Anti-Slip Grips, Improves Operation By Preventing Slipping, Proper Crimps Are Assured With Butting Jaws, Provides Reliable And Consistent Crimps Every Time, Lasts Up To 6 Times Longer Than Cheap Imitations, And Will Still Be Working When Others Have Long Since Worn Out, No Lost Dies And One-Hand Die Insertion, Allows Use Of The Complete Line Of Burndy W And X Die Inserts, Increases Life Of Tool By Reducing Tool Wear, 5-Year Limited Warranty, Installs Almost All Of The Line, Pole, And House Connections In The Burndy Compression Connector Program With Only One (1) Extra Die Set (W-BG), Covered Handles: No, Conductor Type: ACSR, 6201, 5005, Aluminum, Copper, Copperweld, Alumoweld, Steel, Compressed And Compact Conductors, Width: 8 IN At Handle End, 4-1/2 IN At Jaw End, Permanent Dies: Yes, Weight: 7 LB, Dies Used: O And D3, Fully Covered: No, Accepts Dies: Yes, Cutting Dies Available: Yes5 year limited warranty

Product Details


Application For Full-Tension and Non-Tension
Crimp Force Capacity 4.5 ton
Die Type W and X styles
Sub Brand HYTOOL
Tool Type Hand Operated Crimper
Type Crimpers
UPC 781810010907
UPC 12 Digit 7818100109077


Length 25 in
Weight 7 lb
Width 8 in

Conductor Related

Crimping Ranges Taps: Copper: #10 sol. to 2/0 str., Aluminum & ACSR: #14 sol. to 4/0 ACSR; Stirrups: #6 to 4/0 ACSR; Overhead Full Tension Deadends, Full Tension Splices and Terminals: #10 str. to 4/0 ACSR; Installs Splices, Taps or Terminations: #8 to 500 kcmil Copper Stranded, #8 to 350 kcmil Copper Flex, #8 to 350 kcmil Aluminum

Certifications and Compliance

Certification - CSA Approved No
Certification - ETL No
Certification - UL Recognized No
Certification - cULus No
Standards - RoHS Compliance Status EX
UL Listed No


Minimum Pack Quantity 1


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