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Introducing Eight New Next Generation Bluetooth Blackfin® Tools To Enhance Project Efficiencies

Mar 2023
Three construction workers looking at a refinery

About the new Bluetooth®, electro-hydraulic handled, battery operated BlackFin® Tools

These tools offer crimping wire ranges from 14 AWG – 1000 kcmil for flex and code wire, using all the same crimp dies and inserts from our current generation BlackFin® tool offerings.

i-press® software and i-press® app

i-press® – Show your customers how well you work. Klauke® Next Generation records your operations, which can then be transmitted by Bluetooth®. The free i-press® software uses the data to create a project report, you can use to perfect your quality.

i-press® app – Use the i-press® app to check and control your tool data on the go. Individual tool settings, such as the number of warning tones for an incorrect crimp or the double-click function for increased user safety. Download the app on iOS and Android devices.

To learn more on how the tools work, watch these series of BlackFin® Tools Installation videos here.

Features and Accessories

Blackfin features and accessories
  1. LED display. Real time communication of details associated with the tool, including battery charge, pressure level, and cycle information.
  2. Enhanced housing construction. Internal components of the tool are protected against dirt and water intrusion.
  3. Reverse tapered hand grip. Increases grip strength and optimal hand positioning to avoid user fatigue.
  4. Upgraded Power Supply, 4.0 Ah battery – Improves power duration and includes battery protection and fuel gauge.

All tools have a 5-year warranty.

Technology Benefits

The key features of the advanced, redesigned BlackFin® Tools, are amongst one of the best, when it comes to efficiency, time, and cost savings.

Here is how: real time communication technology allows for access to tool information to increase the efficiency of your work and be more productive. The new Bluetooth® networked tools interface to diagnose any tool or a fleet of tools to keep optimal overview of inventory. Additionally, updated designs focused on optimizing the tool center of gravity not only allows you to be more comfortable, but also more productive. Finally, the enhanced housing construction protects internal components of the tool against dirt, debris, and water intrusion.

About Panduit Wire Termination Solutions

Panduit is a global leader in reliable wire termination solutions, we provide easy identification, fast installation, and optimum conductivity to meet a wide variety of electrical applications. We are compliant in the following certifications: UL, CSA, RoHS, and ABS approved. Panduit compression connectors are also the first to meet Telcordia Technologies’ NEBS Level 3 requirements. For more information visit:


Aisha Hamdan

Aisha Hamdan is the Content Marketing Manager for the Industrial Electrical Infrastructure Business at Panduit. In this role, she is responsible for developing and managing global marketing strategies, content, and social media for the Connect and Renewable Energy Portfolio. Aisha has a Marketing MBA, with a focus in Digital Marketing from DePaul University.