CR36 Crimping Repeater


FOD Fighter



Since 1979, Tri-Star has been aggressively engaged in the design and evolution of a family of automatic crimpers which have revolutionized the connector assembly world.

Tri-Star Technologies is now pleased to present the latest innovation that allows substantially increased productivity while crimping with most popular DMC manual crimpers. The TST-CR36 provides a perfect crimp process, eliminates operator's errors, improves ease of use in confined areas or while working on vertical harness boards, does away with foreign objects (FOD) in work areas and completely eliminates the need for crimp positioners.


  • Works with DMC type handheld manual crimpers

  • Minimizes crimping cycle

  • Helps eliminate FOD

  • Uses a preloaded cartridge with multiple contacts

  • Cartridges can be purchased preloaded with contacts

  • Decreases setup time

  • Built-in crimp positioners

  • Works in any orientation (horizontal, vertical, upside down)

  • Prevents contact damage

  • Works with any contact size (16-22)

  • Works with any wire size (16-26 AWG)

  • Easily switches contacts

  • 100% portable

  • Perfectly suited for work in confined areas or on vertical harness boards

  • Simple operation

  • Prevents operator errors

  • Easy cartridge exchange

  • 100% manual operation. No air or electrical power required

  • Easy to mount on DMC crimper

More Information:

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US Patent

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Read more about the TST-CR36 Hand-Held Crimping Repeater (875kb pdf file)

Watch video of CR36