Using Cable Tie Guns for Electronics Projects
Cable tie guns are useful for a variety of projects around the home, office and workshop. For your myriad electronics projects, this tool is particularly invaluable.
If you’ve never used a cable gun, you’ll be delighted by how simple and effective they are. Kimball Electronics offers a variety of cable management tools and accessories to make your life — and your electronics projects — easier.
How Do Cable Tie Guns Work?
A marvel of modern technology, a cable tie gun is one of those tools you wish you’d invented yourself.
To use one, start by setting the tension on the tool. Then bundle your wires and loosely thread on the tie. The tool does the rest. You can adjust the tension based on the size ties you’re using and the cables you’re bundling. The gun cuts the tie end flush for you, leaving a smooth edge.
You can use a variety of cable tie sizes and weights to handle almost any project you may have.
The Benefits of Using a Cable Tie Gun
If you’ve ever tied cables by hand, you know how awkward it can be. Between wrangling the wires and attempting to secure the tie, it can feel like you don’t have enough hands.
Think of a gun like that third hand you wished you had. It’s ergonomic and safe, and easy for everyone to use, no matter their skill level.
Cable tie tools ensure that your project looks neat, professional and organized. And by using different shades of cable ties, you can color-code different types of wires or cables for easy reference.
Other Uses for Cable Tie Guns
Cable ties, also known as zip ties, have been called the best thing since duct tape. You can use them in a variety of fun and useful ways.
If your home or office desk is a tangle of random cables, chargers and cords, it can be tough to handle. This mess of cords makes it all too easy get caught in one, causing your computer or smartphone to crash to the ground. Use your gun to quickly and easily bring order the cord chaos.
Construction workers use these tools in the field for a variety of anchoring purposes. You can use them for securing components in or on your bicycle, car or boat. They are ideal for organizing your workshop, craft room or toolkit. You can even create kids’ toys, fashion accessories and household décor, if you’re so inclined.
Most of our customers stick to the more practical side of the spectrum, using these tools to secure their electronics components.
Kimball Electronics Inc. offers the durable and ergonomic EVO 7 cable tie gun from HellermanTyton, as well as their long-lasting EVO 9 model. If you aren’t certain which model is best for your needs, you can check out their handy EVO video demonstration. For these and all of your electronic parts needs, visit our website or call us.
Shop online today to see our limited-time, special pricing on EVO cable tie guns.