RIDGID® to Showcase New Utility and Locating Tools

October 2, 2017
The latest RIDGID® tools for linemen, electricians and other utility professionals will be available for demo at the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition, October 3-5, 2017 in Louisville, Ky.

“We’re excited to share our latest innovations for the utility industry at ICUEE,” said Gina Hartman, RIDGID Global Marketing Manager. “RIDGID has recently introduced some great new purpose-built tools that will help to maximize productivity while reducing user fatigue.”

Products featured in the RIDGID booth (#2666) include:

UC-60 Utility Crimp Head - A new head for the RE 6 Cable Termination Tool, the UC-60 Utility Crimp Head crimp copper taps up to 2/0, AL and ACSR taps, stirrups, tension splices up to 4/0 ACSR, compression lugs and splices from #8 – 500MCM Cu/350MCM AL, and service entrances up to 4/0 ACSR.

LR-60B Latching Round Die Crimp Head - This new head, the LR-60B Latching Round Die Crimp Head for the RE 6 Cable Termination Tool, uses color-coded, 6-ton U-style dies to crimp lugs and splices from #8AWG up to 600 Kcmil (MCM) copper and 350 Kcmil (MCM) aluminum in five seconds, and is classified to UL 1976.

A-Frame Fault Locator - Finding faults in buried conductors just got easier with the new A-Frame Fault Locator. Designed for incredible accuracy and operator safety, the locator utilizes low voltage to find the exact position of ground faults in direct buried insulated wire up to two megohms.

RE 60-MLR Manual Hydraulic Crimp Tool - Crimp color-coded lugs and splices up to 600 kcmil (MCM) copper and 350 kcmil (MCM) aluminum with the RE 60-MLR Manual Hydraulic Crimp Tool. It features RIDGID RapidAdvance™ technology that requires only one pump to engage the lug and reduces the total number of pumps needed to complete the connection.

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