Cembre RHU450 Presshead (1000sqmm Crimping Tool)

Cembre RHU450 Presshead (1000sqmm Crimping Tool)

Cembre RHU450 Presshead (1000sqmm Crimping Tool)

Cembre RHU450 is a hydraulic presshead crimping tool complete with quick automatic coupler for connection to a hydraulic pump with a working pressure of 700 bar max.

RHU450 presshead will accept die sets common to Cembre 130kN hydraulic crimping tools.

Adaptor type AU 450 130 D is available as an optional extra enabling the head to utilise the semi-circular slotted dies.

The presshead weighs 10.6kg and has an application range suitable for installing compression connectors for conductors up to 1000sqm (2000 MCM)

Cembre RHU450 Presshead

User Instructions

  • The presshead is equipped with a “self-lock” quick male coupler which can be connected to a Cembre pneumatic or electric pump
  • Select the appropriate die set for the connectors (crimp lugs or splices) for use with the presshead
  • Open the latch and release the upper die holder of the hydraulic crimping tool or presshead
  • Insert one die into the upper die holder and one die into the lower die holder
  • Close the latch on the tool
  • Insert the conductor into the connector (crimp lug or splice)
  • Locate the connector between the crimping dies at the desired crimp position
  • Operate the pump to advance the main ram
  • Continue to operate the pump, the ram will gradually advance until crimp dies meet
  • Recommended to keep pumping until the maximum pressure valve is activated and a “click” is heard
  • After crimping completion press the release lever to release oil pressure
  • Recommend only Cembre Lugs & Connectors are used with Cembre tooling

Cembre RHU450 comes with VAL 450 steel case.

CEMBRE RHU450 Presshead


Cembre RH50 Presshead Specification
Tool Width 120mm
Tool Length 260mm
Crimping Force Developed 130kN
Type of Action Crimp
Weight  10.3kg
Nominal Pressure Of Presshead 700 bar


Cembre RHU450 Presshead (1000sqmm Crimping Tool)

Cembre RHU450 Presshead – Hydraulic Crimping Tool

Cembre RHU450

Cembre RHU450 presshead supplied with protective carrying case, tool manual and crimp die sets

➡ For Cembre electrical connections, see Cable Crimps, Lugs & Connectors

Contact T&D to discuss crimping cables at MV-HV, including 11kV-33kV, to ensure correct Cembre tool, lug/splice and die set selection – visit battery crimping tools for repetitive crimping of cables without strain injury or worker fatigue.

Full range of battery cable cutting tools also available.


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