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What is a Crimp Terminal?

A crimp terminal is a solder-less electrical connection and is used to terminate stranded wire by inserting the stripped end of the wire into part of the terminal. This terminal is then compressed around the wire, therefore rendering it gas-tight. Barrel-type crimp connections have an oval shape, whereas in open-barrel crimp connections, the section to be crimped has a V or U shape.

Types of Crimp Terminals

There are several different kinds of crimp terminals. At Future Electronics we stock many of the most common types categorized by Style, Wire Gauge, Size, Type and Packaging Type. The parametric filters on our website can help refine your search results depending on the required specifications.

The most common sizes for Wire Gauge are AWG 16-14, AWG 22-16 and AWG 22-18. We also carry crimp terminals with Wire Gauge up to AWG 26-22. There are several types available including Receptacle, Ring and Spade types, among others.

Crimp Terminals from Future Electronics

Future Electronics has a complete selection of crimp terminals from several manufacturers that can be used as an electrical crimp connector or as cable crimps, crimp pins or any other types of crimping terminals. Simply choose from the crimp terminal technical attributes below and your search results will quickly be narrowed in order to match your specific crimp terminal application needs.

If you have a preferred brand, we deal with Molex, Harting, Hirose Electric, JST, Panduit and TE Connectivity, among others. You can easily refine your crimp terminal product search results by clicking your preferred crimp terminal brand below from our list of manufacturers.

Applications for Crimp Terminals:

Crimp terminals allow the wires to be easily terminated to screw terminals, quick-disconnect / spade-foot / fast-on type terminals, wire splices and various types of combinations.

Choosing the Right Crimp Terminal:

When you are looking for the right crimp terminals, you can filter the results by various attributes with the FutureElectronics.com parametric search: by Style (Fully Insulated, Non-insulated, Non-mating end insulated,…), Type (Barrel, Spade, Tab,…) and Wire Gauge (AWG 1/0, AWG 16-14, AWG 22-16, AWG 22-18,… ), to name a few. You will be able to find the right electrical crimp connector, crimp pins, cable crimps and other crimping terminals.

Crimp Terminals in Production Ready Packaging or R&D Quantities

If the quantity of crimp terminals required is less than a full reel, we offer to customers many of our products in tube, tray or individual quantities that will help you avoid unneeded surplus.

In addition, Future Electronics offers its clients a unique bonded inventory program designed to eliminate potential problems that could arise from an unpredictable supply of products containing raw metals and products with long or erratic lead times. Talk with your nearest Future Electronics branch so you can find out more on how you can avoid possible shortages.




Featured Crimp Terminal Products


Manufacturer Part Number Description
Harting 61030000073 INDUCOM 22-20 AWG Pin Crimp Contact
Harting 61030000074 20-22 AWG Female Crimp Terminal Contact
Hirose Electric DF11-2428SC 24 - 28 AWG Crimping Contact for Socket
Hirose Electric DF1E-2022SC DF1E Series 20-22 AWG Female Crimping Contact
JST B4B-ZR-3.4(LF)(SN) 4 Position Wire to Board Through Hole Shrouded Header
JST MPB-T-250 Pin Connector 22-16 AWG Non-Insulated DIN Terminal
JST SIM-51-250N 250 Series Tab-On Type Terminal
Panduit PNF18-6LF-3K Nylon Red 22-18 AWG Wire Range # 6 Stud Size Locking Fork Terminal
Panduit DNG18-250FB-3K Supra-Grip Female Disconnect 22-18 AWG wire range .250 x .032" Tab Size
TE Connectivity 62409-1 Faston 20-16 AWG Straight Non-Insulated Printed Circuit Board Tab Terminal
TE Connectivity 1-480416-0 Faston 1 Position Natural Color Female, Receptacle Quick Connect Housing
TE Connectivity 63849-1 Faston Non-Insulated Printed Circuit Board Quick Disconnect Tab
TE Connectivity 61794-1 Straight 18-14 AWG Open Barrel Non-Insulated Ring Tongue Terminal
TE Connectivity 745254-2 HDP-20 Series 26-22 AWG Standard Cable Connector Insulated Contact Pin Crimp
TE Connectivity 63824-1 Faston Non-Insulated Printed Circuit Board Quick Disconnect Tab
TE Connectivity 2-520183-2 Ultra Fast 22-18 AWG Straight Fully Insulated Receptacle Assembly
TE Connectivity 31818 Solistrand 22-16 AWG Copper Unsealed Closed Barrel Butt Splice
TE Connectivity 964269-3 MCP Series Micro-Timer II 20-17 mm AWG Multiple Contact Point (MCP) Tab Contact
TE Connectivity 1393366-1 18-20 AWG Socket Crimp Global Electronic Technology Connector
TE Connectivity 42617-2 Faston 20-16 AWG Non-Insulated Straight Receptacle Terminal
TE Connectivity 62759-1 Splice Open Barrel 2 Serration 24-19 AWG Non-Insulation Support
TE Connectivity 63306-1 Quick Connect Faston Low Insertion Force Crimp Termination 14-18 AWG Terminal
TE Connectivity 745230-4 Standard Cable Connector HDP-20 Contact Socket Crimp No Insulation 22-18 AWG
TE Connectivity 745229-4 AMPLIMITE HDP-20 Series 26-22 AWG Non-Insulated Crimp Snap-In Pin Contact
TE Connectivity 42640-2 Faston 22-18 AWG Non-Insulated Straight Receptacle Terminal

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