Utility equipment: Cut, strip and terminate coaxial cable with affordable LinearX 3 compression kit

utility equipment IDEAL Electrical

Utility supplies: The IDEAL LinearX® 3 Compression Hip Kit is a cost-effective, all-in-one solution to connecting F-Type, BNC and RCA compression connectors on coaxial cable. Quality made in the USA, the kit contains the essential tools needed to strip, cut and terminate coaxial cables, and is housed in a durable hip kit that can be worn comfortably on a belt.

This best-value kit is expressly designed to meet the needs of installers of home theater, CATV, satellite and video surveillance systems, and features the LinearX 3 adjustable compression tool, the PrepPRO™ stripper for RG-59/6/6 Quad/Plenum coaxial cable, and the Data-T Cutter.

At the center of the kit is the LinearX 3 compression tool. It is manufactured using all metal components, resulting in a longer service life since there are no plastic pieces to wear out or crack. The zinc-coated, die-cast body and embossed logo are features typically found on tools costing several times that of the LinearX 3. The handle has a double dipped textured cushion grip for comfort and all-day use, plus has a shorter spread distance in the open position for a comfortable compression cycle for all users. One-handed operation is possible with compatible connectors. A hinged hasp keeps the tool in a compact closed position when not in use.

The LinearX 3 is factory set to compress IDEAL F connectors but has an adjustable post that gives it the ability to compress IDEAL F/BNC/RCA connectors. In addition, the post can be raised or lowered to accommodate several non-IDEAL BNC connectors.

IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. is a global, diversified family business designing and manufacturing superior products and tools for professional tradesmen in the electrical, wire processing, data communications, aerospace, automotive and construction industries. The 99-year old company was founded in 1916 on the premise of forging ideal relationships with customers, employees and communities. The company has consistently grown and expanded under four generations of family ownership.

IDEAL ELECTRICAL is a Division of IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. The division is a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of enhanced energy management systems, products and technologies for professional electricians, design engineers and facilities executives.

For more information about IDEAL or other products, click here to go to Utility Products’ Buyers Guide.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


A Traders Guide to Analysis and Research

An e-book dedicated to helping you improve your analysis by looking at RBOB futures performance. ...

Storm Impact Analytics for Utilities

In recent years, increasingly volatile and extreme weather events have significantly impacted the...

Reach New Heights: Six Best Practices in Planning and Scheduling

These 6 best practices have created millions of dollars in value for many global companies. Learn...

Making DDoS Mitigation Part of Your Incident Response Plan: Critical Steps and Best Practices

Like a new virulent strain of flu, the impact of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack is...