Post office crimps?

Does anyone know what the crimps telephone engineers use to join wires
together in roadside boxes are called?
Or where to get some, and a crimping tool?
They are blue, about 22 by 7 by 3 mm with one end rounded and one end
open for the wires to go in, and sometimes if a repairman has been
working you can see a few lying around on the pavement.
Thanks,
-- Peter Fairbrother
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Peter Fairbrother
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Den 17-02-2012 01:09, Peter Fairbrother skrev:
Are these similar to what you are looking for:
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Sorry for the messy link. Go to amazon.co.uk and use these words for search: telepnone wire cable splice
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Uffe Bærentsen
Generically they are IDC connectors, "insulation displacement connectors" and the installation tool is called a Krohn tool. You can search for these, but I can't point you at the specific wire-to-wire connector you are thinking of.
- Brian
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Brian Drummond
Telephone splice (Tel Splice), or more commonly - jelly beans.
CPC
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The tool is shown here -
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it is simply a pair of pliers with a 5mm gap between the jaws when closed. A normal pair of pliers can be used with a bit of care not to use too much pressure.
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Peter Parry
They are actually called B connectors.
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And they are blue, and about 22 by 7 by 3 mm :)
-- Peter Fairbrother
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Peter Fairbrother
Functionally these are the same as the more common jelly crimp
See
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or as mentioned before. Both are IDC connectors and form a good electrical connection and waterproof the joint at the same time.
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Peter Parry

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