Die-type, Litium-Ion Battery Powered Hydraulic, 12-Ton, Pistol grip, Rubber Covered Head, Crimping Tool

The Panduit® BlackFin® Crimping Tool crimps with just the touch of a button. Dies even change out quickly and easily thanks to a 355-degree rotating open C-crimp head with two-layer PVC coating. The crimp tool has a force of 12 tons and crimps #8 AWG – 750 kcmil copper code, #8 AWG – 535 kcmil copper flex, #6 AWG - 600 kcmil aluminum, 10mm2 – 400mm2 copper class 2 metric, 10mm2 – 300mm2 copper class 5f and 6f metric, #10 AWG – 500 kcmil ferrules and #6 AWG - 250 kcmil copper code Direct Burial Grounding connectors. Includes battery powered crimping tool with two 3.0 Ah Li-ion battery cartridges, 230 V charger with International Type C plug, carrying case and a shoulder strap. Crimp dies sold separately.


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For Use With

Panduit Crimp Dies

Standards Met

IEC/EN 62841-1


12-Ton battery powered crimping tool, two 3.0 Ah Makita Li-Ion batteries, 230V EU charger, and Carrying case

CE Marking


CSA Certified

CSA 60745-1

UL Listed

UL 60745-1

Aluminum Conductor Size (kcmil)


CTAP Wire Range

#8 - 4/0 AWG code conductor

Copper Compression CTAPF Wire Range

#10 - 3/0 AWG code conductor

Copper Compression HTCT Wire Range

#14 - 250 kcmil code conductors, #14 - 4/0 flex conductor

Copper Conductor Size Range

# 8 - 750 kcmil

Copper Flex Conductor Size Range

#8 AWG - 535 kcmil

Copper Metric Class 2r Conductor Size Range

10mm2 - 400 mm2

Copper Metric Class 5f/6f Conductor Size Range

10mm2 - 300 mm2

S-Series Tubular Terminals

#8 AWG - 250 kcmil code conductor

(ARS) - Automatic Retraction Stop Feature


Charger Voltage


Crimp Force

12 Ton (108 kN)

No. of Crimps


Open "C" Crimp Head


Height opening Dim. In (mm)

1.65 (41.9)

Weight lbs (kg)

15.9 lbs (7.2kg)

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Crimps Panduit Copper and Aluminum compression connectors using Panduit Crimping Dies.

Part Features

• Meets OSHA mandated electrical and mechanical product safety requirements• Meets requirements of safety for handheld, motor operated electric tools (UL 60745-1 and CSA No. 60745-1)• Meets requirements of EU machinery directive and EMC directive - Certified by SiQ to IEC/EN 62841-1 and tested to EN 61000 series• Meets ISO 12100, Machinery Safety Risk Assessment, including ergonomics• Electronic control and monitoring of crimping operation• Integrated pressure measurement with visual and audible signals in case of error• Evaluation function via optical interface and optional CT-USB adapter accessory and FINS software downloadable from Panduit website• Open "C" head design with 1.65" opening, rotates 350 degrees• Ergonomic handle positioned at center of gravity for easy handling• Ergonomic 2-component plastic housing with soft inlays for comfortable and safe one-hand operation• One-button operating concept for controlling all tool functions• LED worklight for workplace illumination• 2-stage hydraulic system with rapid advance and power stroke, 8-9 second crimp cycle• Energy saving function with motor cut-out (autostop)• Quick motor stop for high user safety• Automatic retraction when crimping is complete• Manual retract manually sets piston stop• Automatic position control (ARS) sets piston stop for multiple crimping operations• Environmentally-friendly hydraulic oil, biodegradable• Multi-function LED for maintenance display, battery charge status indicator and for data transmission via CT-USB adapter and FINS software• Includes two Makita 18 vdc Li-ion, 3 Amp-hr batteries with fast, 22 minute charge time and battery charger• 115 crimps on a 300 kcmil (150mm²) copper code lug per battery charge• Can be operated as a corded tool using Panduit A/C adapters, sold separately• CT-2931/STCV tool available with 2-layer PVC covered crimp head

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Part Drawings

Crimp Tool with Dual-Layer PVC Head Cover

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BlackFin PR

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Product Bulletins

BlackFin Installation Tools: ELCB20

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Safety-Certified Battery-Powered Hydraulic Tools: BlackFin Article

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Instruction Manual -CT-2931 Series

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