AFM8-R - RENTAL - Crimping Tool for Size 20-32 Solid Contacts


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Weekly Rental Price: $67.00

Deposit Price: $667.57

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Manufacturer Part #AFM8-R

Product Description

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DMC® Mil-Spec Crimp Tool Frame

Qualified to MIL-DTL-22520/2, the DMC AFM8 is designed for most of the miniature and sub-miniature connector types that are so widely used in electronic systems. The AFM8 meets the need for a miniature tool accommodating wire sizes 20 through 32 AWG. The AFM8 gives a Mil-Standard 8 impression crimp, which assures maximum tensile strength. The cycle controlled precision ratchet assures consistently accurate crimps every time

For More Information on AFM8, see the following document: Specification Sheet

How Do WireCare® Rental Tools Work?

At WireCare®, we know that some project budgets don't have room for the purchase of expensive tools and accessories. We're happy to make many of these tools and support accessories available on a rental basis, with simple and reasonable terms. We even provide prepaid return labels to make your tool rental experience with WireCare® as easy and convenient as possible. If your job calls for a hot knife, crimper or other tool that isn't within your budget, just add a rental tool to your cart, and best of luck with your project.

How Much Do Tool Rentals Cost?

Your credit card will be charged the full cost of the tool immediately upon ordering. You can keep the tool as long as you like and be charged the weekly rental fee. When you return the Tool, your credit card will be credited the difference between the total deposit & the deducted weekly charges.

Adjustable For Different Applications

The DMC® AFM8 can be easily mated to a military or non-military turret head, positioner, or adjustable head. Once mated, this Upper Range Crimp Tool can be adjusted to match the diameter of the connector and wires desired. Because of this, connectors size 20 AWG to 32 AWG can be crimped correctly and precisely to wires for a professional and consistent connection. This causes a variety of applications to be available. Depending on the attachment use and adjustments made, this crimp tool can be used on commercial installations, home maintenance, laboratory work, and heavy duty military or aerospace applications. Almost anything that requires electrical wiring or connection systems, such as the Deutsch connectors line of products, can use the AFM8 for their assemblies and ends

Product Features

  • Heavy duty power in a light weight and easy to use tool.
  • Adjustable for a wide range of wire and connector sizes.
  • Ergonomic design eliminates operator fatigue.
  • Gives a standardized and accurate crimp every time.
  • Works with Deutsch Products.
  • Go-No-Go Gauge available to test accuracy. (G125)
  • Requires AFM Crimper Positioners.
  • Higher Range version available for standard connector sizes. (AF8)

Easy To Use & Transport

The ergonomic design of the AFM8 Crimp Tool makes it easy and painless to use. The handles are shaped and coated in a way that allows the user to crimp without stressing or straining their arm or hand, providing minimal resistance and a reduced chance for muscle strain. This allows for repeated use in any environment without tiring the user or causing injury. In addition, the light weight design makes it easy to transport and carry, allowing for wire crimping in the field and on any installation project and at many different heights and angles. Also, no operator maintenance beyond proper storage and occasional cleaning is required for the tool to continually function properly. So whether on the work site or in a workshop, this tool will fit your occasional or consistent needs alike.

Deutsch Compatible!

Deutsch Connectors are used on a huge variety of applications: aerospace, transportation, automotive, heavy machinery, and much more. Government contractors, independent companies, and hobbyists alike rely on Deutsch for any plugs, connectors, and pins used in electronics. For solid connectors used in these application, the AFM8 Crimp Tool can be used to match up wires with their proper Deutsch pins or sockets, allowing compatibility with the Deutsch common contact system and other Deutsch products. The 8-pin crimp that this tool creates is the ideal crimping connection for connectors of any size and application as it gives maximum connection strength and the cleanest termination. With the AFM8, you'll never need to stress or do extra work to repair a bad crimp or damaged connection.

Technical Specifications

SeriesAS Series, AS MICROLite HE (ASL Series)
Contact Size20, 22, 23, and 24

Deposit Price: $667.57

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