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US3359780A US441225A US44122565A US3359780A US 3359780 A US3359780 A US 3359780A US 441225 A US441225 A US 441225A US 44122565 A US44122565 A US 44122565A US 3359780 A US3359780 A US 3359780A
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    • H01RELECTRICALLY-CONDUCTIVE CONNECTIONS; STRUCTURAL ASSOCIATIONS OF A PLURALITY OF MUTUALLY-INSULATED ELECTRICAL CONNECTING ELEMENTS; COUPLING DEVICES; CURRENT COLLECTORS
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    • HELECTRICITY
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    • H01RELECTRICALLY-CONDUCTIVE CONNECTIONS; STRUCTURAL ASSOCIATIONS OF A PLURALITY OF MUTUALLY-INSULATED ELECTRICAL CONNECTING ELEMENTS; COUPLING DEVICES; CURRENT COLLECTORS
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    • HELECTRICITY
    • H01BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS
    • H01RELECTRICALLY-CONDUCTIVE CONNECTIONS; STRUCTURAL ASSOCIATIONS OF A PLURALITY OF MUTUALLY-INSULATED ELECTRICAL CONNECTING ELEMENTS; COUPLING DEVICES; CURRENT COLLECTORS
    • H01R43/00Apparatus or processes specially adapted for manufacturing, assembling, maintaining, or repairing of line connectors or current collectors or for joining electric conductors
    • H01R43/04Apparatus or processes specially adapted for manufacturing, assembling, maintaining, or repairing of line connectors or current collectors or for joining electric conductors for forming connections by deformation, e.g. crimping tool
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
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Dec. 26, 1967 D. R. KERNS ET 3,359,780
TERMINAL APPLICATOR Filed March 19, 1965 6 SheetsSheet 1 Dec. 26, 1967 R, KERNS ET AL 3,359,780
TERMINAL APPLICATOR 6 Sheets-Sheet 2 D 1967 D. R. KERNS ET Al. 3,359,780
' TERMINAL APPLiCATOR Filed March 19, 1965 6 Sheets-Sheet 5 52 36 as 54 '78 56 s9 52 INVENTOR. Dawn PoNaLo KeizNs BYPHUL ELWOOD MPHZTZ a M Wm 5 Filed March 19, 1965 Dec. 26, 1967 D KERNS ET AL 3,359,780
TERMINAL APPLICATOR 6 Sheets-Sheet 4 INVEQNTOR. Dawn EONHLD KERNS PAUL ELWOOD MHETZ awa 7 6w) *fM Dec. 26, 1967 R KERNS ET AL 3,359,780
TERMINAL APPLICATOR Filed March 19, 1965 6 Shets-Sheet 5 INVENTOR. Devm RONALD KEENS PHUL ELwooo MPIETZ Dec. 26, 1967 RN ET AL 3,359,780
TERMINAL APPLI CATOR 6 Sheets-Sheet 6 Filed March 19, 1965 win I m m INVENTOR.
2 m m KWM D D LO {r A0 3 Q M mu 1 a D United States Patent M 3,359,780 TERMINAL APPLICATOR David Ronald Kerns and Paul Elwood Martz, Harrisburg, Pa, assignors to AMP Incorporated, Harrisburg, Pa. Filed Mar. 19, 1965, Ser. No. 441,225 4 Claims. (Cl. 72-421) ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSURE Electrical terminal applicator for crimping ladder strip terminals onto wires has indexible plate located adjacent to crimping dies. Ladder strip is fed towards one corner of plate and leading terminal is severed from strip and loaded onto gripping device on corner of the plate. During cycle, plate is indexed 90 so that uncrimped terminal held by plate is located between crimping dies. During crimping, gripping device on the plate corner is opened by camming means to release crimped termination.
This invention relates to applicators for crimping electrical terminals or connectors in strip form onto the ends of wires.
It is an object of the invention to provide an improved applicator for electrical terminals in strip form. A further object is to provide an applicator particularly intended to apply terminals in ladder strip form in which each terminal extends laterally beyond the carrier strip. A further object is .to provide an applicator for terminals in ladder strip form having means for removing the leading terminal from the strip at one station and means for transferring the leading terminal to a crimping station where it is crimped onto a wire end. It is a further object of the invention to provide an applicator which is adapted to crimp a terminal or connecting device at both of its ends onto a Wire.
These and other objects of the invention are achieved in a preferred embodiment thereof in which the applicator comprises a crimping station, a severing station for severing the leading terminal from the strip, andan indexable transfer device for transferring the severed terminal to the crimping station. The transfer device comprises a square plate having means adjacent to each of its corners for gripping a terminal. The terminal strip is fed towards the transfer plate to position the leading terminal in one of the gripping means of the transfer plate and the severing means is disposed beside the transfer plate at a location such that a fed terminal can be severed from the strip after it has been clamped in the gripping means of the transfer device. After indexing of the transfer device and movement of the severed terminal to the crimping station, the terminal disposed at that station is held by the transfer device in alignment with the crimping dies. During crimping, the transfer device releases the terminal so that it can be removed from the applicator after it has been crimped onto a wire.
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FIGURE 1 is a perspective view of a preferred embodiment of an applicator in accordance with the invention;
FIGURE 1A is a perspective view of a short section of terminal strip of a type which the applicator of FIG- URE 1 is intended to apply to Wire ends;
FIGURE 2 is a front view of the applicator of FIG- URE l;
FIGURE 2A is a sectional front view of the transfer plate of the disclosed embodiment;
FIGURES 3 and 4 are views taken along the lines 3-3 and 4-4 of FIGURE 2;
FIGURE 5 is a sectional view taken along the lines 55 of FIGURE 3;
Patented Dec. 26, Ice? FIGURE 6 is a view taken along the lines 6-6 of FIGURE 2;
FIGURE 7 is a sectional fragmentary view showing the indexing mechanism for the transfer plate;
FIGURES 8 and 9 are fragmentary views on an enlarged scale illustrating the operation of the severing means for severing of the terminals from the strip;
FIGURE 10 is a view taken along the lines 1010 of FIGURE 2; and
FIGURE 11 is a view taken along the lines 1111 of FIGURE 4.
Referring first to FIGURE 1A, the disclosed embodiment of the invention is adapted to apply terminals 150 onto the ends of shielded conductors. The terminals 150 each comprise an intermediate hood portion 152 from which a ferrule or crimp portion 154 extends, this crimp portion being adapted to be crimped onto the shielding braid of a shielded conductor. A conductive pin 156 is co-axially mounted within the hood portion 152 and electrically insulated therefrom by a suitable spacer, this pin being adapted to be crimped onto the central conductor of the shielded conductor. The terminals 150 are manufactured in side-by-side strip form with the hood portion 152 of each terminal being integral with a carrier strip 158 as shown best in FIGURE 8. It should be noted that the terminals project laterally beyond the carrier strip on both sides, a condition which is not ordinarily encountered with terminals in ladder strip form.
Referring now to FIGURES 1 and 2, the disclosed embodiment of the invention comprises a base plate 2 which is adapted to be mounted on the bed or platen 3 of a press. A transfer plate generally indicated at 4 is mounted above the base plate and adjacent to the left-hand end thereof, as viewed in the drawing, by means of a shaft 6 to which it is secured for rotation therewith. This shaft extends through the transfer plate 4, through a bearing in a block 8 mounted behind the transfer plate, see FIG URE 10, and has a ratchet wheel 10 pinned or otherwise secured to its rearward end as shown in FIGURE 7. Ratchet wheel 10 has four teeth 12 located at equally spaced intervals on its periphery for engagement by a ratchet pawl 16 which is contained in a lever 14 and which is spring biased towards the surface of the ratchet wheel 10. Lever 14 is rotatably mounted on the shaft 6 and has a bifurcated arm 18 which is pivotally connected to a link 20. This link, in turn, is pivotally connected to the end of a piston rod 22 of a pneumatic piston-cylinder 24. It will be understood that upon leftward movement of the piston rod 22 from the piston of FIG- URE 7, the shaft 6 will be rotated through an angle of 90 in a counterclockwise direction and that the transfer device 4 will be indexed by the same amount.
A four lobe cam 11 is mounted on shaft 6 behind the ratchet wheel 10. This cam closes a small switch 13 after indexing of the transfer plate to admit compressed air to the right-hand side of a cylinder 76 which controls the feeding of the strip as described below.
The transfer plate 4 is of the general type disclosed and claimed in application Ser. No. 423,565, filed Jan. 5, 1965, now Patent No. 3,329,002, by Glendon H. Schwalm, and comprises a relatively thick center plate 26 and a pair of face plates 28 on each side of the center plate. As shown in FIGURES 2A and 5, notches 30 extend through the plates 26, 28 adjacent to each of the corners thereof, the width of these notches being sufficient to accommodate the hood portion 152 of one of the terminals 150. The combined thickness of the plates 26, 28 is such that when a terminal is gripped in one of the notches, the pin portion 156 of the terminal Will project rearwardly while the crimp portion 154 will project forwardly to permit simultaneous crimping of both ends of the terminal as will be explained more fully below.
The terminals are clamped in the notches by means of clamping dogs 32 each of which has a base portion '34 slidably contained in a suitable recess in the center Plate 30, see FIGURE 5. The base portion of each dog is resiliently biased by a spring 36 in a manner such that the dog is urged towards the side 38 of the notch 30 and the length of the base portion of each dog is such that its end 50 projects beyond the upper side (as viewed in FIGURE 5) of the plate when a terminal is clamped in the notch.
The clamping dog 32 can be held in its retracted position against the biasing force of the spring 36 by means of a latch 42 pivoted intermediate its ends at 44 in a recess 40 adjacent to the notch 30. Each of these latches has a hooked end 46 for engagement with a shoulder 48 of the associated clamping dog and each latch is resiliently biased by a spring 45 in a counterclockwise direction, again as viewed in FIGURE 5, so that its hooked end will be retained against the shoulder to hold the clamping dog in its retracted positon. The clamping dog can be released by merely pressing on the lower end of the latch 42 as illustrated in FIGURE 5.
The terminal strip is fed from a reel (not specifically shown) over the surface of a platform 52 mounted above the surface of the plate 2 by suitable support plates 54, 56. The feed path for the terminal strip is defined by guide bars, one of which 58 is mounted between the sides of the platform 52 and extends towards the loading station. Guide bar 58 has a laterally extending flange 59 which is adapted to extend over the carrier strip 158, see FIGURE 3. The right-hand side of the strip as viewed in FIGURE 3 is guided over the surface of the platform by a bar 60 also secured to the upper surface of plate 52. The rearward ends of the crimp portions 154 of the terminals bear against a spring biased aligning bar 66. This aligning bar is held in position on the platform 52 by means of an elongated bracket 62, the springs 68 being interposed between the opposed sides of the bar 66 and the bracket 62 to bias the bar leftwardly in FIG- URE 3. The terminal strip is also guided along its set path by means of a flanged plate 64 secured to the upper side of the bracket 62 in a manner such that the depending flanged portion of the plate bears against the crimp portions 154 of the terminals and holds these portions of the terminals against the surface of the previously identified bar 60.
The terminal strip is fed towards the loading station by a reciprocable feed slide 70 on the underside of the platform 52. This feed slide is guided along its path of reciprocation by suitable gibs 71 and is connected by means of a link '72 to the end of a piston rod 74 of a double acting pneumatic piston-cylinder 76. The terminal strip is pushed by a lever 80 pivoted to the slide 70 on a pin 81. Lever 80 has an upwardly extending finger 78 which projects through a suitable slot of the plate 52 and which engages the terminal strip immediately in front of the hood portion 152 of the second terminal from the end of the strip. In addition, the lever 80 has an obliquely extending arm 84 having a concave end 86 which is adapted to engage the hood portion of the leading terminal of the strip which is being fed to the transfer device. It should be mentioned that if the terminal being fed extends perfectly normally of the carrier strip, that is, if it is not misaligned in any way, the end 86 of the arm 84 will not engage the hood portion of the terminal and feeding will take place by the pushing effect of the finger 78. If, however, the terminal should be slightly misaligned, that is, if it should extend slightly obliquely with respect to the carrier strip, the arm 84 will engage the terminal and straighten it with respect to the carrier strip.
The pin 81 extends through the slide 70 and has a laterally extending lever 83 secured to its projecting end as shown in FIGURE 1. A spring 85 extends between the lower end of the lever and a fixed pin in the face plate of the slide 70 thereby to bias the pin 81 in a clockwise direction as viewed in FIGURES l and 5 while permitting counterclockwise movement of the pin so that the feed slide 70, the feed finger 78 and the arm 84 can be moved rightwardly in FIGURE 5 and beneath the leading terminal of the strip. When the feed slide 70 moves rightwardly from the position of FIGURE 1, a screw 69 on its lower side engages a manual valve 73 in plate 54 which controls the supply of compressed air to the cylinder 24.
A bracket 88 (FIGURE 5) is secured by suitable fasteners to the underside of the feed slide 70 and has a pair of pins 90, 92 extending from its left-hand or forward end. The pin 90 is adapted to engage the lower end of the latch lever 42 disposed at the loading station thereby to release the clamping dog 32 concomitantly with feeding of a terminal into the notch of the transfer plate. The pin 92 is adapted to enter a drilled hole 93 in plate 26 adjacent to the recess 40 thereby to precisely position the transfer plate relative to the strip and to lock the transfer plate in a precisely predetermined position during crimping of the terminal disposed in the crimping station.
The terminal which has been fed into the notch disposed in the loading station is severed from the carrier strip 158 by means of a severing block 94 (FIGURE 4) which cooperates with a fixed severing :block 91 on a support block 97. The shearing member 94 is secured to the upper side of a floating block 96 which is biased upwardly by a spring 98 and which is contained between the block 91 and a plate on the rearward side of the floating block 96. Upward movement of the block 96 is limited by means of a pin which is mounted in block 96 and extends into a slot in plate 95. The upper end of the floating block and the end of the shearing plate 94 are depressed by means of a lever 100 pivotally mounted between a pair of upstanding plates 102 disposed rightwardly and rearwardly (as viewed in FIGURE 1) of the floating block 96. The lever 100 has an extension 101 which is adapted to be engaged by a screw 104 depending from a frame 106 mounted on the press ram, the arrangement being such that upon downward movement of the ram, the lever 100 is moved downwardly about its pivotal axis thereby to depress the floating block 96 and the shearing blade 94 relative to the block 100 as shown in FIGURES 8 and 9.
The crimping station comprises two sets of crimping dies, one set being disposed on each side of transfer plate 4. Thus, a fixed crimping die 110 is mounted in a plate 114 secured in turn in a plate 116 in front of the transfer plate 4. This fixed crimping die cooperates with a movable crimping die 111 (see FIGURE 10) on the lower end of a plate 118. The plate 118 bears against a wedge plate 120 which in turn bears against a plate 122 secured to ram 108, the arrangement being such that the movable die 111 can be adjusted by turning the screw 119. It should be noted that the dies 110, 111 comprise a plurality of relative thin plates as generally disclosed in US. latent 2,639,754. The fixed crimping die 112 for crimping the pin portion of the terminal is disposed behind the transfer plate on a suitable mounting block 121 and the cooperating movable die 113 is mounted on the lower end of a mounting block 126 to the ram 108. Again, a wedge-type adjustment indicated at 124 is provided to adjust the portion of the die 113 relative to the ram. The dies 112, 113 are of a general type disclosed in US. Patent 2,921,618 and comprise a plurality of indentors which are cammed through a suitable housing block.
Immediately after indexing of the transfer plate, the terminal which has been delivered to the crimping station is held by the transfer mechanism with its ends 154, 156 located in the fixed crimping dies of the two die sets. After the operator has inserted the Wire, and before the movable dies have bottomed with respect to the fixed dies, it is desirable to release the terminal from the transfer device in order that it might be permitted to shift its position when the dies bottom. Release of the terminal at the time of crimping is accomplished by a camming bar 140 depending from the mounting frame 106 which engages a cam roller 138 on the end of the lever 136. This lever is secured to a shaft 132 which extends through a block 134 and a second lever 130 ismounted on the projecting end of the shaft. A screw 128 is threaded through the upper end of the lever'1'30 for engagement with the projecting portion 50 of the clamping dog disposed in the crimping station. The lever 130 is normally biased in a counterclockwise direction as viewed in FIGURE '1 by a spring 142 which acts betweenthe-lower end of the lever and a surface of the block 134.
Upon downward movement of the ram, the shaft 132 is thus swung through a slight clockwise are by the camming bar 140 thereby to move the end of the screw 128 against the projecting portion of the clamping dog and release the terminal being crimped from clamped engagement with the notch in which it is positioned. When the clamping dog is moved inwardly, the latching mechanism 42 automatically engages the dog and holds it in its opened position until it moves to the loading station at which time it is closed into engagement with the fed terminal as previously described.
The parts are normally in the positions of FIGURES 1 and 2 with the press ram in its raised position, with a severed terminal clamped in the transfer plate at the crimping station, and with a previously fed terminal clamped in the transferring device at the loading station. This previously fed terminal at the loading station will not have been severed from the strip.
During an operating cycle, the operator inserts the stripped end of a shielded conductor into the terminal at the crimping station in a manner such that the central conductor extends into the pin portion of the terminal and the shielding braid is received in the ferrule portion 154. He then actuates the press to send the ram through a complete cycle, usually by pressing a suitable foot switch. Upon downward movement of the ram, the terminal clamped in the transferring device at the crimping station is released therefrom when the camming bar 140 engages the roller 138 in the upper end of the lever 136. Also during downward movement of the ram, the screw 104 engages the lever 101 to depress the shear block. Depression of the shear block 94 has the effect of severing the terminal from the ladder strip as shown in FIGURES 8 and 9 and the further effect of severing the carrier strip 158. The actual location at which the carrier strip is severed is indicated in FIGURE 1 at 99. The severed short section of the carrier strip falls down the inclined surface of block 8. When the ram reaches its bottom dead center portion, the terminal is crimped onto the wire and the ram returns to its raised position. The feed slide is actuated by a suitable switch on the press ram or fly wheel which supplies compressed air to the forward end of the piston-cylinder 76 thereby causing rightward movement of the feed slide from the positions of FIGURES 1 and 2. This retraction of the feed slide preferably takes place after the press ram has passed through its bottom dead center portion and while it is returning to its raised position. Upon rearward movement of the feed slide, its right-hand end engages the manual valve 73 in the plate 54 thereby supplying compressed air to the right-hand side of the cylinder 24 and causing leftward movement of the piston rod 22 and counterclockwise movement of the lever 14. Such movement of the lever 14 results in indexing of the transfer plate through an angle of 90 so that the previously severed terminal is moved to the crimping station preparatory to the next operating cycle.
At the time of indexing, the cam 11 closes the switch 13 which, in turn, controls a solenoid valve for the cylinder 76. This solenoid valve admits compressed air to the right-hand side of cylinder 76 causing the piston rod 74 to move leftwardly to the position of FIGURE 5 to 6 advance the terminal strip. The piston-cylinder 24 can be of the single-acting spring-return type so that after indexing (as shown in phantom in FIGURE 7) the piston rod and lever 14 will be returned to the solid line positions of FIGURE 7 under the inflpence of the spring in the cylinder.
Changes in construction will occur to those skilled in the art and various apparently different modifications and embodiments may be made without departing from the scope of the invention. The matter set forth in the foregoing description and accompanying drawings is offered by way of illustration only. The actual scope of the invention is intended to be defined in the following claims when viewed in their proper perspective against the prior art.
We claim:
1. An electrical terminal applicator for applying terminals onto the ends of wires, said terminals being in sideby-side strip form with each terminal being integral with a carrier strip and extending laterally on each side or said carrier strip, said applicator comprising, a square transfer plate having a notch adjacent to each of its corners, latch means in each of said notches for latching a terminal therein, a loading station for loading terminals in said transfer plate and a crimping station, means for feeding said strip towards said loading station to position the leading terminal of said strip in the notch disposed at said loading station with said carrier strip extending beside said plate, shearing means beside said loading station for shearing said leading terminal from said strip, a crimping station comprising two crimping die sets, said die sets being disposed on opposite sides of said plate at said crimping station, means for indexing said plate thereby to transfer said leading terminal from said loading station to said crimping station, and means for substantially simultaneously closing said latch means at said loading station, actuating said severing means, opening said latch means at said crimping station, and actuating said crimping die sets to crimp the ends of the terminal at said crimping station onto a wire.
2. An electrical terminal applicator for applying terminals onto the ends of wires, said terminals being in sideby-side strip form with each terminal being integral with a carrier strip and extending laterally on each side of said carrier strip, said apparatus comprising, a square transfer plate having a notch adjacent to each of its corners, gripping means in each of said notches for gripping a terminal intermediate its ends, a loading station and a crimping station, means for feeding a strip of said terminals towards said loading station to position the leading terminal of said strip in the notch disposed at said loading station with its axis extending normally of the plane of said plate and with adjacent portions of said carrier strip disposed beside said plate, shearing means disposed at said loading station and beside said plate for shearing said leading terminal from said strip upon placement of said leading terminal in said notch, first and second crimping die sets disposed on opposite sides of said plate at said crimping station, said die sets being adapted to crimp the ends of a terminal onto a wire, each of said die sets comprising a fixed die disposed beside the notch at said crimping station and a movable die, means for sequentially moving said movable dies relatively towards said fixed dies, for actuating shearing means, for indexing said plate and for actuating said shearing means whereby, the terminal in the said notch disposed at said crimping station is crimped onto a Wire, the leading terminal in said notch at said loading station is severed from said strip, said leading terminal is transferred to said crimping station, and said strip is fed to position the next adjacent terminal of said strip in the notch disposed at said loading station.
3. Apparatus as set forth in claim 2 including means for engaging said gripping means at said loading station with the terminal fed into said notch at said loading station, and means for disengaging said gripping means at said crimping station from the terminal at said crimping station concomitantly with crimping.
4. Apparatus for severing contact devices and crimping the severed contact device onto a Wire comprising a transfer plate rotatable in its own plane, a recess adjacent to each of the corners of said plate, a loading station and a crimping station, means for feeding said strip towards said loading station to position said leading contact in the recess disposed at said loading station, a shearing means disposed beside said loading station for shearing said leading contact from said strip concomitantly with loading, a set of fixed crimping dies on each side of said plate at said crimping station, a press ram, movable crimping dies on said ram cooperable With said References Cited UNITED STATES PATENTS 3/1959 Herman et a1. 7242l 1/1963 Kerns 29-203 CHARLES W. LANHAM, Primary Examiner. E. SUTTON, Assistant Examiner.

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  1. 4. APPARATUS FOR SEVERING CONTACT DEVICES AND CRIMPING THE SEVERED CONTACT DEVICE ONTO A WIRE COMPRISING A TRANSFER PLATE ROTATABLE IN ITS OWN PLANE, A RECESS ADJACENT TO EACH OF THE CORNERS OF SAID PLATE, A LOADING STATION AND A CRIMPING STATION, MEANS FOR FEEDING SAID STRIP TOWARDS SAID LOADING STATION TO POSITION AND LEADING CONTACT IN THE RECESS DISPOSED AT SAID LOADING STATION, A SHEARING MEANS DISPOSED BESIDE SAID LOADING STATION FOR SHEARING SAID LEADING CONTACT FROM SAID STRIP CONCOMITANTLY WITH LOADING, A SET OF FIXED CRIMPING DIES ON EACH SIDE OF SAID PLATE AT SAID CRIMPING STATION, A PRESS RAM, MOVABLE CRIMPING DIES ON SAID RAM COOPERABLE WITH SAID FIXED DIES, AND MEANS RESPONSIVE TO MOVEMENT OF SAID RAM FOR ACTUATING SAID SHEARING MEANS DURING MOVEMENT OF SAID MOVABLE DIES TOWARDS SAID FIXED DIES AND FOR INDEXING SAID TRANSFER PLATE AFTER CRIMPING OF A TERMINAL AT SAID CRIMPING STATION ONTO A WIRE.
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