TAC X 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 X Series Crimpers. Available in 3 vibratory fed models, TAC 7X for shouldered contacts, TAC 10X for shoulder-less contacts and the TAC 17X Dual Bowl System for both shouldered and shoulder-less contacts.

Optional: R1 configuration option positions crimp head at 90 degrees to facilitate wire insertion from automatic wire processing systems (Schleuniger, Artos, Komax).
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  • Fully automatic, wire triggered operation

  • Up to 1,800 crimps per hour

  • 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

  • Automatic shutdown in case of malfunction

  • All functions microprocessor controlled


  • 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 17X Series Dual Bowl Automatic Contact Crimpers (1.1MB pdf file)

Read more about the TAC X Series Automatic Contact Crimpers (3.51MB pdf file)

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