Terminal release tools are used when it is necessary to carefully remove and disassemble lighting elements, multimedia system, some kinds of sensors. It is operated by slightly pressing on the working part placed in the corresponding terminal.
Terminal release tools: 7 important facts
- These devices usually have a plastic handle, sometimes, rubberized. The working part is usually made of chromium vanadium steel. It can be single-blade or twin-blade, flat or rounded. Its shape should be compatible with the type of wires and electrical connectors you’re dealing with.
- At the online shop, you can buy these tools in kits. As a rule, they contain 12 or 24 items that allow to perform operations with wires and connections of almost all types.
- The tools that can be ordered online include solid devices as well as the ones with a slide-out or changeable working element. Tools of the first type are often cheaper, the second ones allow to access hard-to-reach parts, the third ones help to deal with different types of connections.
- Before you start working on a car, you should disconnect its electrical wiring from the power supply by removing the negative terminal from the battery.
- If parts of the electrical wiring are soldered or riveted together, it is not recommended to use terminal release tools. Cutting pliers will suit better for this task.
- When performing operations with electrical connections, do not apply too much force. This might damage the components.
- These tools are prone to corrosion, so it is necessary to store them in a dry, well-ventilated room. Kits should be kept in cases they were supplied with.
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