TAC R1 Series


Tri-Star Technologies, a wire processing equipment company, presents the industries best, fastest and most popular automatic crimping system for closed barrel contacts. Since 1979, Tri-Star has been aggressively engaged in the design and evolution of a family of automatic contact crimpers which have literally revolutionized the connector assembly world.

Tri-Star Technologies is now pleased to present the latest generation of TAC Crimping Systems, the R-1 Series Crimpers. Available in 3 vibratory fed models, TAC 7R-1 for shouldered contacts, TAC 10R-1 for shoulder-less contacts and the TAC 17R-1 Dual Bowl System for both shouldered and shoulder-less contacts.The R-1 Series Crimpers are designed to easily integrate with Automatic Wire Processing Systems, such as SCHLEUNIGER, ARTOS and KOMAX. With its 90 degree positioned crimp head and wire sensing crimp activation, the R1 series is the perfect crimp system for automatic wire processing systems. TAC R-1 has small footprint design, with umbilical connected movable control box that can be mounted behind or below crimper.


  • Fully automatic, wire triggered operation

  • Up to 1,800 crimps per hour

  • Easily interfaces with automatic wire processing systems

  • Wire funnel, prevents bird caging

  • Wire size selector with built-in sensor

  • Accepts 16-26 AWG wire

  • Meets Mil-C-22520/7 (/2 or /1 optional)

  • Quick, simple tool changeovers

  • Crimps most closed barrel contacts, 16-22

  • Automatic feed from vibratory feeder

  • All functions PLC controlled

  • Automatic shutdown in case of malfunction with error reporting provided from PLC


  • Dimensions: 21” H, 17” W, 21” D

  • Power: 120V, 60 Hz (220V, 50 Hz), 2 Amps

  • Weight: 70 pounds

  • Air Requirements: 10 CFM @ 85 PSI

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Read more about the TAC R-1 Series Automatic Contact Crimpers (3.51MB pdf file)

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Watch TAC R1 integrated  with Schleuniger Crimp Center Wire Processor