KD-1 punch down tool, also known as a krone tool or impact tool, is a handheld tool used by technicians to terminate and connect wires to punch down blocks, keystone jacks, and other network infrastructure components. The Krone tool is a specific type of punch down tool that is commonly used in Europe and other parts of the world.
The Krone tool has a blade that is used to insert wires into terminals and a mechanism that applies pressure to the wire to create a secure connection. The blade is positioned over the wire and pressed down with force, piercing the insulation, and making contact with the conductor. The resulting connection is typically very reliable and can be used in a variety of applications, including data, voice, and video networks.
The Krone tool is a popular choice among network technicians because of its versatility and ease of use. It is also widely available and relatively inexpensive, making it a cost-effective option for terminating and connecting wires. However, it is important to use the tool correctly and follow proper safety procedures to avoid injury or damage to equipment.
For inserting category cable wires into jacks, Cat5 & Cat6 modules, panels, and distribution frames
Includes swing-out combination hook and spudger
Designed for use on Krone blocks and network infrastructure
Lock mechanism by rotating impact lock dial
Will NOT protect against electrical shock.
Never use on or near live electrical circuits.
Application: Cable Termination
Weight: 2.9 oz (82 g)