The press connector is a hand-held device for connecting steel cables in the field with aluminium rings. The press connector is placed on solid ground, insert the steel cable into the aluminium ring, insert the ring with the rope into the press and hit the insert with a heavy hammer.
There are two different types used for connecting steel cables of different dimensions.
- Weight: 7,700 g
- For steel cables: 9 ̶ 11 mm (TYPE 1), 12 ̶ 14 mm (TYPE 2)