Patent Number: 6,253,449

Title: Combination tool for optical or electrical cables

Abstract: A crimping tool is disclosed for compressing a connector component radially onto a cable and for assembling a pair of connector components axially of the cable. The tool includes a pair of jaws relatively movable toward and away from each other. Each jaw includes a first stage recessed area combining with the first stage recessed area of the other jaw to define a crimping cavity for compressing the connector component radially onto the cable when the jaws are relatively moved toward each other. Each jaw includes a second stage shoulder area combining with the second stage shoulder area of the other jaw to define opposing arms for assembling said pair of connector components toward each other axially of the cable when the jaws are relatively moved toward each other.

Inventors: Chen; Wenzong (Darien, IL)

Assignee: Molex Incorporated

International Classification: B25B 7/00 (20060101); B25B 7/02 (20060101); B25B 27/14 (20060101); H01R 43/042 (20060101); H01R 43/04 (20060101); G02B 6/38 (20060101); B23P 019/00 (); H01R 043/042 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018