Low Insertion Force (LIF) 250 Faston Receptacle with 2D Crimp

TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity's (TE) new low insertion force (LIF) 250 FASTON receptacle terminal with 2D crimp  is designed for a broad range of quick disconnect applications. This new LIF FASTON receptacle requires less than 6 lbs of insertion force while still providing excellent retention force when used with a 0.250 x 0.032 in. FASTON tab. The 2D crimp accommodates wire sizes from 22 to 12AWG using the same applicator while providing electrical and mechanical properties comparable to those of the traditional F crimp. This can reduce the number of part numbers to spec in, buy and inventory; reduce applicator cost and set-up; and improve applicator efficiency. This LIF 250 FASTON receptacle with 2D crimp technology can be used across all industries, where a standard F crimp 250 FASTON receptacle might have been considered.


  • Insertion force is 6 lbs or less when used with a 0.250 x 0.032 in FASTON tab, easing assembly
  • One terminal covers many wire sizes, potentially reducing design-in, procurement and inventory cost
  • Only a single applicator is required, reducing applicator cost and set-up time.
  • With only minor setting changes required to accommodate the different wire sizes, applicator efficiency can be improved
  • UL recognized, file E66717


  • Small and major appliances
  • Power tools
  • Lift equipment, moving walkways and elevators
  • Air conditioning
  • Lighting
  • Motors and powertrain
  • Industrial machinery and controls