Ratcheting Crimper Frame


  • Ratchet mechanism is designed to prevent the release of the connector prior to full compression
  • Safety crimp release helps eliminate rejected terminations due to incorrect positioning
  • Steel body with black-oxide finish for corrosion resistance and durability
  • Yellow and black grips enhance comfort, visibility, and allow quick identification
  • Thumb-screws secure die-sets for quick, easy changes
  • Optional replacement thumb and Phillips screw set (VDV999-033) also available
  • VDV211-038 (RG 58/59/62);VDV205-039 (Pin Terminal Insulated or Non-Insulated Ferrule AW12-22); VDV201-040 (RG58/59/62/174 Fiber Optic); VDV211-041 (RG58/59/62/6); VDV201-042 (RG174/179/Belden 8218 and Fiber Optic); VDV211-043 (RG8/11/174/179/213);
  • VDV205-044 (Non-Insulated Terminal AWG8-18)
  • Optional, quick interchangeable die sets available
  • Optional die sets available: VDV212-034 (CATV F-Connector RG59/6); VDV205-035 (Insulated Terminal AWG10-22); VDV205-036 (Non-Insulated Terminal or Open Barrel Terminal AWG10-20); VDV211-037 (RG6/58/59/62);
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Klein Tools' professional CATV, Electrical, Home Theater, Satellite and Security System ratcheting crimper frame with optional dies is perfect for fast, reliable connector installations. Full-cycle ratchet action assures a complete, precise crimp every cycle. It has a preset tension for optimum performance.

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Overall Length:
8.75'' (22.2 cm)
1.2 lb (0.5 kg)
Additional Information
  • Read carefully and understand instructions before using this tool.
  • Always wear approved eye protection.
  • NOT insulated. Will NOT protect against electrical shock.
  • Never use on or near live electrical circuits.
  • Use caution when tightening thumb-screws to prevent thread damage/stripping and hand-tighten only; do not over-tighten the thumb-screws. Over-tightening thumb-screws can damage the tool and/or die set.