Alphatron® Motorized Wire Crimp Pull Tester - 250 Lb


  • Accommodates Most 10 AWG – 26 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.

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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

Shipping Weight40.6 LBS
National Stocking Number6635015819996

Limited Warranty / Limitation of Liability*

Daniels Manufacturing Corporation warrants each new unit sold by it to be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service. DMC’s obligation under this warranty is limited to the free correction or, at DMC’s option, the refund of the purchase price of any such unit which proves defective within Ninety (90) Days after delivery to the first user, provided that the unit is returned to DMC with all transportation charges prepaid, and which shall appear to DMC’s satisfaction, upon inspection by DMC, to have been defective in material or workmanship.

This warranty shall not cover any damage to such products, which in the opinion of Daniels Manufacturing Corporation, was caused by normal wear, misuse, improper operation or accident. This warranty is in lieu of all other warranties express or implied. No warranty express or implied, is made or authorized to be made or assumed with respect to products of Daniels Manufacturing Corporation, other than those herein set forth. The tooling suggested within this website may not cover a user's specific contract or manufacturing requirements. It is the user's responsibility to carry out sufficient testing to verify the suitability of the DMC product selected for the specific requirements of each particular application. DMC is not liable for consequential or special damages of any nature or kind resulting from the use of any of our products. Daniels Manufacturing Corporation is not liable for Consequential or Special Damages of any nature or kind resulting from the use of any of its products. Owners and users of DMC products assume full responsibility for instructing their employees in the proper and safe use of such products. *as defined by PL93-637.



Materials to be returned for exchange or credit must have prior authorization from Daniels Manufacturing Corporation (DMC) in the form of the issuance of a Return Material Authorization (RMA) control number. DMC, at its sole discretion, will determine if an RMA will be issued.


To obtain an RMA, please contact our Sales Department at 407-855-6161 or

Material returned must be standard items produced by DMC, unused, in saleable condition and not more than three (3) months old. Special order or custom made items are not returnable.


Return material will be subject to a re-stocking charge up to twenty percent (20%). 


RMA's for kits are subject to a twenty percent (20%) to forty (40%) re-stocking charge if the kit is returnable.


Return credit must be offset by a purchase order for new DMC product on a dollar for dollar basis.