THE new model 6405 insulation piercing test clip set from Fluke Australia is suitable for a variety of field applications including automotive test and diagnosis, telecommunications diagnosis and repair, and electronic and industrial test and measurement set-ups.
Designed with a spring-loaded clamp and screw-in barrel, the new piercing clips allow the user to provide the exact pressure needed to pierce the insulation of a wide range of wore types and sizes.
The clips also feature a rotating banana jack that prevents the test leas from twisting and keeps the meter in the circuit while the wire is pierced, providing immediate confirmation that contact with the conductor has been made.
Intended for making temporary connections in the field, the test clips feature a safety-rated shrouded banana jack that is compatible with virtually all industry-standard banana plugs, including digital multimeter plugs with or without safety shrouds.
Designed with a retractable pin and a wire-centring mechanism that securely cradles the wire regardless of size, the clips attach easily onto plastic, Teflon or silicone insulated wires using a spring-loaded double-V clamp.
Wire contact is made as the screw-in barrel drives the sharp piercing point through the insulation allowing it to make contact with the conductor.
The clip is small enough to access individual wires in large bundles and sturdy enough to in severe service. The clip is designed for use with a wide range of wire sizes from 0.06-inch diameter (22AWG) to 0.20-inch diameter (10AWG).
Model 6405 can be quickly disassembled to expose the piercing tip for any required sharpening, extending product life and eliminating the need to completely replace the test clip as with other models on the market.
The test clip provides further convenience with its "leave in-line" capability. Once the test clip has been attached to the wire, the test lead can be removed from the clip for testing at another location.
Red and black colour-coded barrels provide fast circuit identification, and bright yellow body allows for easy location in low light situations.