Engineering and Technical Support Group
School of Information Technology & Electrical Engineering

OH&S Requirements

  • Ensure you have either completed a Risk Assessment or read (and confirmed as being read) the relevant Risk Assessment before attempting the task
  • The UQ Risk Management Database is located at:


This procedure has been written specifically for the following item:

  • RG 58 Erma Crimp Tool: K011 with Die 29204 fitted


  1. Place sleeve [Item1] over cable
  2. Trim back outer sheath, braid and dielectric to indicated dimensions
  3. Crimp the centre pin [Item 2] using the RG58 Erma Crimp Tool
  4. Press sub assembly into body ensuring the ferrule is inserted between the dielectric and the braid
  5. Slide sleeve [Item 1] along cable until it butts against the ferrule shoulder, then crimp using the RG58 Erma Crimp Tool

Tool Return

Return the crimp tool and die to the appropriate storage area before leaving

Amendments to Procedure

Inform the Engineering & Technical Support Manager at the earliest opportunity if this procedure has, or needs to be altered in any way