AMP MCP Contact Crimping

How-to instruction video for AMP MCP Contact Crimping.

Contact Crimping

  1. Begin with a stripped wire.
  2. Carefully slide an appropriately sized wire seal over the wire.
  3. Cycle the crimp tool to the open position.
  4. Place the contact into the correct die nest.
  5. Partially close the tool until the contact is held in place.
  6. Insert the stripped wire into the contact.
  7. Squeeze the handles closed until the ratchet releases.
  8. The ratchet will only release when the tool is fully closed and the crimp is complete.