Crimp Blade Terminals

Crimp blade terminals are solderless, single-wire electrical connections used for the termination of stranded wires.

On one side of the terminals is a metal cradle that resembles a blade, into which stripped wires are inserted. On the other side is a Y-shaped connection that's attached to a power source. The wires are cold-welded to the crimp blade terminals using a special crimp tool.


What are crimp blade terminals used for?

These terminals are typically seen on electric lights and other fixtures around the home.


The benefits of using crimp blade terminals include:

  • They provide gas-tight connections. This gives protection against corrosion because oxygen and moisture cannot reach the metal parts of the fixtures.
  • No soldering is needed, so the connection joint is more mechanically robust.
  • Both small and large cross-section cables can be crimped, which offers versatility for a wide range of applications.

Types of crimp blade terminals

Insulated terminals have a funnel shape sleeve, made from PVC. The conductor strands are completely inserted into the crimp barrel, which prevents them from pulling out. Less bulky uninsulated terminals come without sleeves and are mainly used for printed circuit boards.


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RS Stock No. 161-1695
Mfr. Part No.131331
TWD5
Each (In a Box of 100)
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PIDG Insulated Nylon 0.2mm² Shrouded 1.6mm² 22AWG 16AWG 23mm 12.4mm 3.5mm 2.95mm - -
RS Stock No. 278-9288
Mfr. Part No.131444
TWD15
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
PLASTI-GRIP Insulated PVC 1mm² Unshrouded 2.6mm² 16AWG 14AWG 23mm 10.3mm 4.9mm 2.95mm - -
RS Stock No. 164-1461
Mfr. Part No.131444
TWD12,400
1 Box of 1000
Box(es)
PLASTI-GRIP Insulated PVC 1mm² Unshrouded 2.6mm² 16AWG 14AWG 23mm 10.3mm 4.9mm 2.95mm - -
RS Stock No. 164-1809
Mfr. Part No.130861
TWD5,852
1 Box of 1000
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PIDG Insulated Nylon 0.25mm² Unshrouded 1.64mm² 22AWG 16AWG 19.5mm 8.7mm 3.5mm 2.95mm 0.8mm -
RS Stock No. 710-5329
Mfr. Part No.130861
TWD10
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
PIDG Insulated Nylon 0.25mm² Unshrouded 1.64mm² 22AWG 16AWG 19.5mm 8.7mm 3.5mm 2.95mm 0.8mm -
RS Stock No. 613-9700
BrandRS Pro
TWD2
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- Insulated Vinyl 0.5mm² Unshrouded 1.5mm² 22AWG 16AWG 23.8mm 13mm 4mm 3mm 0.75mm No
RS Stock No. 267-4473
BrandRS Pro
TWD5
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- Insulated Nylon 0.5mm² Unshrouded 1.5mm² 22AWG 16AWG 28.8mm 18mm 4.5mm 2.2mm 0.75mm No
RS Stock No. 111-5342
Mfr. Part No.FV1.25-AF2.3A(LF)K
BrandJST
TWD7
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
- Insulated Vinyl 0.25mm² Unshrouded 1.65mm² 22AWG 16AWG 27.2mm 18mm 4mm 2.3mm 0.8mm -
RS Stock No. 166-7383
Mfr. Part No.FV1.25-AF2.3A(LF)K
BrandJST
TWD6,124
1 Box of 1000
Box(es)
- Insulated Vinyl 0.25mm² Unshrouded 1.65mm² 22AWG 16AWG 27.2mm 18mm 4mm 2.3mm 0.8mm -
RS Stock No. 164-1460
Mfr. Part No.131443
TWD4,285
1 Box of 1000
Box(es)
PLASTI-GRIP Insulated PVC 0.26mm² Unshrouded 1.65mm² 22AWG 16AWG 23mm 13mm 3.6mm 2.95mm - -
RS Stock No. 688-1192
Mfr. Part No.FVWS1.25-AF2.3A(LF)
BrandJST
TWD8
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
FV Insulated Vinyl 0.25mm² Unshrouded 1.65mm² 22AWG 16AWG 27.2mm 18mm 4mm 2.3mm 0.8mm -
RS Stock No. 166-7356
Mfr. Part No.FVWS5.5-1AF(LF)
BrandJST
TWD9
Each (In a Box of 500)
units
AF Insulated Vinyl 2.6mm² Shrouded 6.6mm² 12AWG 10AWG 23.5mm 10mm 6.8mm 2.8mm 1mm -
RS Stock No. 613-9750
BrandRS Pro
TWD5
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- Insulated Vinyl 1.5mm² Unshrouded 2.5mm² 16AWG 14AWG 28.8mm 18mm 4.5mm 2.2mm 0.8mm No
RS Stock No. 278-9272
Mfr. Part No.131443
TWD5
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
PLASTI-GRIP Insulated PVC 0.26mm² Unshrouded 1.65mm² 22AWG 16AWG 23mm 13mm 3.6mm 2.95mm - -
RS Stock No. 163-9099
Mfr. Part No.131330
TWD7,767
1 Box of 1000
Box(es)
PIDG Insulated Nylon 1mm² Shrouded 2.6mm² 16AWG 14AWG 22.63mm 12.57mm 4.1mm 2.92mm - -
RS Stock No. 838-8175
Mfr. Part No.FVWS5.5-1AF(LF)
BrandJST
TWD9
Each (In a Pack of 50)
units
AF Insulated Vinyl 2.6mm² Shrouded 6.6mm² 12AWG 10AWG 23.5mm 10mm 6.8mm 2.8mm 1mm -
RS Stock No. 267-4524
BrandRS Pro
TWD2
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- Insulated Nylon 4mm² Unshrouded 6mm² 12AWG 10AWG 23mm 10mm 7mm 2.8mm 1mm No
RS Stock No. 624-1235
BrandRS Pro
TWD3
Each (In a Pack of 100)
units
- Insulated Vinyl 1.5mm² Unshrouded 2.5mm² 16AWG 14AWG 27.2mm 16.8mm 4.5mm 4.6mm 0.8mm Yes
RS Stock No. 166-7479
Mfr. Part No.FVWS2-AF2.3A
BrandJST
TWD6,715
1 Box of 1000
Box(es)
FV Insulated Vinyl 1mm² Unshrouded 2.6mm² 16AWG 14AWG 27.2mm 18mm 4.5mm 2.3mm 0.8mm -
RS Stock No. 166-7464
Mfr. Part No.FVWS1.25-AF3A-S(LF)
BrandJST
TWD10,942
1 Box of 1000
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FV Insulated Vinyl 0.25mm² Unshrouded 1.65mm² 22AWG 16AWG 21.5mm 12.5mm 4mm 3mm 0.8mm -