Utility equipment: Greenlee / A Textron Co., has added to its line of crimping tools with the 6-ton Pistol Grip, model EK622PLU. This crimping tool offers the ergonomics, intelligence and accountability that is found in all Greenlee Gator crimping products.
The 6-ton Pistol Grip is developed for underground and overhead utility applications, as well as industrial and commercial environments. Its lightweight, ergonomic design is especially useful for work in overhead or tight environments at 6.5 lbs. This crimper offers a two-stage hydraulic system that has fast feed and power stroke features, automated retraction and single trigger operation controls.
The crimping tool comes with Intelli-CRIMP technology that monitors the tool 32 times every second—and is cited to be the most intelligent crimping tool on the market. Its compatibility with Greenlee’s Gator Eye allows users to get the most from their tool with the ability to track work history, generate reports, performance logs, and indicates when the tools needs to be recalibrated.
The 6-ton Pistol Grip is UL and cUL classified with Anderson, Blankburn, Burndy, ILSCO, Panduit, Penn-Union and Thomas & Betts, and both U and W style dies. It accepts Greenlee KC22 and KA22 series crimp dies and includes 04292 die adaptors, which can be used with all industry “W” style crimping dies and Greenlee KD6 style dies. It can also be used on copper material 8AWG-600MCM and aluminum material #8AWG-350MCM.