yellow crimptool 46121
The 'yellow sized' terminal crimptool is used to crimp terminals in the gauge 26-22 range. We use the AMP 46121 tool.
Here's a gauge 24 wire that we are going to crimp into a yellow terminal.

The terminal is put in the crimping head of the tool.
inserting the terminal

The wire can now be inserted into the terminal.
insert the wire

Like the other PIDG terminal crimps, the wire is inserted and the crimp is made.
Make sure that the rear of the terminal firmly grips the insulation for strain relief. (imagine this terminal to be yellow)
proper terminal crimp
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Now that we have made the crimp onto the terminal we can inspect it.
terminal inspection

The terminal.
yellow terminal

The crimptool can be set to three different tightness settings. 1 being the tightest.
Looking at the strands of wire we can tell wether the tool should be set tighter or looser.
tightness

The tightness can be set by moving the pegs to holes 1, 2 or 3.
tightness setting

When crimping terminals, splices or endacps with this tool, Here are some more guidelines.
requirements