Application Tooling

Application Tooling

We offer a variety of tooling to help you assemble and install/extract Samtec interconnects. For cable assembly components, options range from simple hand tools ideal for lower volume projects to applicators that can be used in bench top and automatic presses for larger volumes.


Hand Tools

Discrete Wire CAT-HT Hand Tool

AccliMate™ CAT-HT Hand Tool

RF Crimp CAT-RF Hand Tool

  • RF Crimp Hand Tool
    Features:
    • Scissor action handle
    • Shipped as components, or as a kit containing the handle and both crimp heads
    • Modular heas
    • Ideal for low volume, pre-production, and repair applications
    Crimp Dimensions Hand Tool Part Number Instruction Price Buy
    RF Tool Frame & Die Inserts (2) CAT-RF-FER-01 STS-M-FER-01
    RF Tool Frame CAT-RF-FER-800 STS-M-FER-01
    Die Insert - Set 1 .197" (5.00 mm)
    .178" (4.52 mm)
    .128" (3.25 mm)
    .105" (2.67 mm)
    .042" (1.07 mm)
    CAT-RF-FER-801 STS-M-FER-01
    Die Insert - Set 2 .324" (8.23 mm)
    .278" (7.06 mm)
    .213" (5.41 mm)
    CAT-RF-FER-802 STS-M-FER-01

    Contact Application Tooling Group for questions

Fixtures

AccliMate™ Fixtures

Direct Connect Cable Tool

ExaMAX® Tool

EXTreme LPHPower™ Application Tool

FireFly™ Insertion Tool

Flex Stacking Tools

Flyover® QSFP Tools

RF Tools

SkyRay™ Tools

SEARAY™ Tools

XCede® HD Tools

Bench Top

CAT-MC Mini Applicator

Features:
  • Ideal for use in semi-automatic terminating units
  • Quick-change dies matched to specific terminals
  • Compatible with industry standard equipment
  • Precision adjust standard
  • Wire ranges 16-30 AWG
Mini Applicator Part Number Detail
TR = 30mm stroke length, with pre-feed terminal loading. Compatible with AMP K & most Asian presses. (AMP K presses are still the most common in the world, and will be for a long time. They have been replaced by the AMP G press.)
FR = 40mm stroke length, with pre-feed terminal loading. Compatible with AMP G presses. (AMP G presses are probably the 2nd most common in the world.)
FS = 40mm stroke length, with post-feed terminal loading. Compatible with AMP T & most fully-automatic presses (on lead-makers & harness-makers.)
Contact Application Tooling Group for questions

Bench Top Press

Samtec recommends these presses for use with its components
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