Cembre RHU81 Hydraulic Crimp Head (240sqmm) - Presshead

Cembre RHU81 Hydraulic Crimp Head

Cable Crimping Tools

Cembre RHU81

Cembre RHU81 Hydraulic Crimp Head (240sqmm) 


Cembre RHU81 hydraulic crimp head complete with quick automatic coupler for connection to a hydraulicpump with a working pressure of 700bar max.

Cembre RHU81 crimp head is lightweight and contained featuring a patented closure and release mechanism for the die locking pin. 

Cembre RHU81 Crimping Presshead - Length 235mm, Width 91mm, 80kN Crimp Force.

Cembre RHU81 Hydraulic Crimp Head - Pressheads
Cembre RHU81 Presshead - Crimping Head Capability : 

  • LV Lugs & Splices up to 240sqmm
  • HV Lugs & Splices up to 200sqmm
  • C Sleeves, C Tap Connectors up to 100sqmm


Cembre RHU81 Hydraulic Crimp Head (Presshead) Features:

  • Crimping Force 80kN
  • Maximum Operating Pressure 700 Bar
  • Cembre RHU81 Length 235mm
  • Cembre RHU81 Width 91mm
  • Cembre RHU81 Weight 1.9kg


Cembre RHU81 Hydraulic Presshead - User Instructions

Cembre RHU81 presshead tool is suitable for crimping electrical cable connectors, lugs and splices for copper conductors from 10sqmm up to 240sqmm.

  • Cembre RHU81 presshead is equipped wth "self-lock" quick male coupler
  • Presshead can be connected to Cembre hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical pump
  • Select the appropriate crimp die set for the electrical connector (lug or splice)
  • Release the oil pressure from the presshead and fully retract the tool arm
  • Press release pin and withdraw die stop pin
  • Insert the crimp die set into the guides
  • Insert the die stop pin until fully located
  • Insert the cable conductor into the connector (lug or splice)
  • Locate the crimp connector between the dies at desired crimping position
  • Operate the pump until the dies make contact
  • Ensure crimp dies are positioned exactly on the area to be crimped
  • Operate the pump to advance the main ram until the die faces touch
  • Continue pumping until the maximum pressure valve is activated
  • Fully discharge oil pressure from the pump, to retract the ram
  • Release the crimped connector from the presshead tool

Crimping Tool Tips & Notes : Oil pressure in the Cembre RHU81 presshead must be always completely released before disconnecting the head from the nose.

11kV 33kV

Crimping Tool Maintenance : Dust, sand and dirt threaten the safe and reliable operation of all hydraulic presshead tools - after use the Cembre RHU81 should be cleaned with a clean cloth taking care to remove any residual especially close to pivots and movable parts.

Cembre crimper tools are preferred by MV-HV Cable Jointers to provide electrical crimp connections and splices, call us to discuss your cable installation and jointing tool requirements. 

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Cembre RHU81 Hydraulic Crimp Head (240sqmm) - Presshead