How do you know what size crimp bead to use?

How do you know what size crimp bead cover to get?

Crimp Covers and Accu-Guard Wire Protectors

Choose the crimp covers in the metal and size that suits your design–3mm crimp covers work well at covering most 1x1mm-2x3mm crimps. However, if your design has 4mm metal beads in it then you may prefer to use 4mm crimp covers.

How do I know what crimp to use?

Note: It is important that you use the right size tool for your crimp tubes. For 1mm crimp tubes, we recommend the Micro Crimper. For 2mm crimp tubes, we recommend the Bead Crimper Tool. For 3mm and 4mm crimp tubes, we recommend using either the Mighty Crimper or Bent Chain Nose Pliers.

How are crimps sized?

Standard sized crimps are usually 8mm in length. However, mini crimps – which are around 5mm in length are very popular now, with many anglers preferring the smaller streamlined size of this type of crimp. A large size 8/0 hook attached to wire line with a heavy crimp.

What are the types of crimping?

Crimp types at a glance

  • Hexagonal crimping: for aluminium and copper.
  • Indent crimping: for copper and aluminium.
  • The quad-point crimp: for copper.
  • The notch crimp: for copper.

Can you use crimp beads on nylon?

For a professional finish, use crimp covers to hide the crimp beads. You can also use thread with The Bead Knotter. Polyester or nylon thread will offer strength and a nice drape, as well as fit through the bead holes. … For a professional finish, use bead tips or French wire when securing the thread to your clasp.

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