Monday, December 24, 2012

Heavy Gauge Cable Terminal End Crimping Guide

Matt Hauber, ex EVTV intern, does a quick guide on the particulars of crimping extra large gauge cable in the range of 2/0 to 4/0. Quick overview of measurement and crimping techniques

Where the large gauge cable will be installed

Taking measurements for length

Cutting the cable insulation

Hydraulic Crimping Tool

Heating uo the sticky heat shrink onto the lug and the cable => no corrosion

Installing the cable onto the electic motor; Good job Matt !

Source: EV West

1 comment:

  1. There should be no excess wire. If there is, that means that you nicked the wire while stripping the insulation off. Don't nick any wires!!!


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