Alphatron® Motorized Wire Crimp Pull Tester
  • Accommodates Most 26 AWG - 8 AWG Wire
  • 2 Test Types: Pull-to-Fail and Force Hold
  • NOTE: To test Safe-T-Cable, the Safe-T-Cable® Grip Set (P/N 15-3318) must be purchased separately.

MPT-250C Motorized Wire Crimp Pull Tester
NSN: 6635-01-581-9996


The MPT-250C Motorized Wire Crimp Pull Tester is ideal when a “constant rate of pull” or “force hold” test is desired. The unit has a range of 2.5 lbf to 250 lbf and a full color LCD touchscreen interface. Includes data capture capability for exporting test data to a PC via USB or RS-232. The MPT-250C can test crimp strength on terminations up to size 10 AWG Mil-Spec, commercial, and automotive applications. ** (Reference AS7928 and UL486 Respectively).


The portable design (23.64 pounds, 13.3" Wide x 6" High x 11” Deep) and the rugged construction (machined aluminum and steel) contribute to the versatility and reliability of the MPT-250C Pull Tester. The MPT-250C has a large, easy-to-use full-color LCD display that features a touchscreen menu, designed for fast and efficient use, allowing the user easy access to pull tester operations and setup. The ability to record pull test event data enables the user to monitor your quality standards or even help solve quality issues, thus saving the user time and money.


NOTE: To test Safe-T-Cable, the Safe-T-Cable® Grip Set (P/N 15-3318) must be purchased separately.


A variety of options, including standard and custom grips for all types of wire terminations are available on this tester.
MPT-250C Information Sheet


    2 Test Types: “Pull to Fail” and “Force Hold”

    Data Capture (measures continuous and peak force holds)

    Intuitive Full Color Touchscreen LCD User Interface

    Force Measurement Range:  2.5 – 250.0 lbf  (113kgf or 1112.0N)

    Force Measurement Resolution:  0.1 (lbf, kgf, N)

    Force Measurement Accuracy:  +/- 0.5% Full Scale

    Force Readout in Pounds Force, Newtons, Kilograms Force (lbf, N, kgf)

    Pull Rate Speeds: 1 to 10 inches per minute (in / min)

    Pull Rate / Speed Accuracy:  1-5 +/- 0 .125 in/min, 6-10 +/- 0.250 in/min

    Pull to Fail - Test Force Range: 2.5 – 250 lbf

    Force Hold - Test Force Range: 5 – 100 lbf

    Force Hold - Test Force Hold Accuracy:  -2.3 to +2.3 lbs for force < 30 lbs, -4.5 to +3.3 lbs for force >= 30 lbs

    Accommodates Most 10 AWG – 26 AWG Wire

    Communication Ports:  Serial RS-232 (DB9 female connector), USB 2.0

    Power Requirements:  IEC Connector, 100 – 240VAC, 50/60Hz, 25 Watts  maximum (International Power Cords Available)

    External Fuse Type and Rating:  Type 3AG (6.3 X 32mm) 1A time delay, 250VAC



    Weight 23.64 lbs (less options)
    Shipping Weight ≈ 40.6 lbs (with typical / standard grips
    Case Weight 16.12 lbs
    Base Dimensions: 13.3" Wide x 6" High x 11” Deep


Standard and Optional Accessories

    Self-Tightening Cam-Type (Contact) Grip (P/N 15-3202C) *

    Heavy-Duty Swivel Lockdown Upper Grip (P/N 15-3046) *

    Ring Terminal Grip (P/N 15-0066C)

    Miniature Contacts Grip (P/N 15-3314)

    Slotted Terminal Grip (P/N 15-3087C)

    Safe-T-Cable Grip Set (P/N 15-3318)

    Calibration Verification Fixture (MPT-VF)

    Customized Grips are available for specific applications


    * Standard / Shipped with Unit and Installed

More Information
Maximum Load250lb
Force Measurement Accuracy0.5 +/- Full Scale
Resolution0.1 lbf
Shipping Weight40.6
Data Sheet (4.59 MB)
Sales Literature (1.43 MB)
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