Chapter Corner

Brian Burke

Brian Burke is the director of global product management for connectivity and grounding at ABB Installation Products, based in Memphis, Tennessee. He holds a bachelor of science degree in industrial Distribution (Engineering Management) from Clarkson University and an MBA in marketing from Syracuse University.

Smart Tool+ Brings Crimping Into the Digital Age

Crimping, done correctly and according to manufacturers’ specifications, is reliable and effective, but the process is not nearly as simple as it looks. Crimping electrical connections reliably on a mass scale actually requires a fairly sophisticated blend of mechanical engineering and electrical engineering in order to work well.