How Well Do You Know Your Wire Crimping Process?

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ETCO is Proud to Announce that Terry Curtis will be Hosting a Seminar at this Year’s Electrical Wire Processing Expo in Milwaukee May 11&12, 2016

Terry Curtis has been a sales representative of ETCO incorporated for 30 years. Terry has a vast knowledge of processing applications through his experience in stamping of strip form contacts and also wire cutting, stripping and terminal crimping. In addition, Terry has many years of experience in associated wire processing methods such as crimp quality validation and in process crimp testing, ultrasonic welding and laser processing.

This seminar covers topics on crimp design, pre-production validation, and in process testing of a terminal crimp. Terry will identify the critical elements of a crimp process and their factors in contributing to a quality wire to terminal crimp. Furthermore, he will address the function of validating and testing a crimp to current standards required by original equipment manufacturers. Finally, Terry will draw a relationship between these critical crimp elements and in process crimp testing.

Founded in 1947, ETCO is a privately owned company. The Company manufactures precision stampings and rubber and plastic molded products used principally by major automotive and appliance manufacturers. ETCO also has major customers in a variety of other industries in the USA and over 30 countries throughout the world. ETCO has factories and a research complex in Bradenton, Florida and a factory and engineering centering Warwick, Rhode Island.

For more information about the Expo and a free pass to see Mr. Curtis at this year’s Expo, visit the company website online at:

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