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Custom Solutions

Custom is standard at E-Z-Hook

In addition to standard parts, E-Z-Hook specializes in custom solutions for test and measurement problems. We design, develop and assemble a large variety of specialized parts and kits to meet our customers� specifications and application requirements.

E-Z-Hook custom product capabilities include:

  • Custom design & manufacturing
  • Custom assembly
  • Non-standard lead & cable lengths
  • Custom hook bends
  • Custom molding (client logo, name, or no name branding)
  • Custom labeling (hot stamping, heat shrink labels)
  • Custom kits

Certain custom solutions do require minimum order quantities; however product customization features such as custom assemblies and non-standard lengths generally do not have a minimum order requirement. We look forward to working with you to find the perfect solution to your application need.

Case Study:

Client Industry: Electronic

Requirements: Multiple clients have requested Kelvin connectors.

Solution: Modifying any of standard hooks allows us to created multiple types of Kelvin connectors (XH Macro Hook Kelvin connector shown).

XH Macro Hook Kelvin

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Case Study:

Client Industry: Electronic

Requirements: Numerically stamped or marked test leads and components for identification purposes.

Solution: E-Z-Hook can stamp leads or parts for client identification purposes. Depending on the part this can be done on heat shrink tubing or directly onto the component.

Hot Stamp

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Case Study:

Client Industry: Dental /Medical

Requirements: Client required a high temperature hook to allow for sterilization through autoclaving. The client also needed a specific hook dimension and tension. The hook had to be attached to client provided leads.

Solution: E-Z-Hook leveraged design and tooling of standard X100W hook and molded it in high temperature resistant material. A custom tool was created to make the specific bend on the hook. E-Z-Hook leveraged their assembly expertise to strip and connect hooks to client provided leads.

X100W Test Lead, Dental

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Case Study:

Client Industry: Medical

Requirements: Client required a custom cable assembly to use with their proprietary machinery. The machine side connection was already predetermined, as were the wire requirements.

Solution: E-Z-Hook created the initial prototype to meet the functional requirements and then manufactured the finished product assembly for the client. E-Z-Hook procured all non-standard items for the client.

Custom Cable Assembly

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Case Study:

Client Industry: Medical

Requirements: A pre-existing client was seeking a next generation test hook and lead assembly to better meet their specific application requirements.

Solution: E-Z-Hook designed, prototyped and manufactured a part that simultaneously fulfilled E-Z-Hook new product requirements as well as client requirements. The XMR was launched and added as a standard E-Z-Hook part. This new anti-rotational single hook provides secure connection with a narrow body design for multiple stacking and connection capabilities.

XMR Test Hook

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Case Study:

Client Industry: Government & Defense

Requirements: The client had been using one-off modified solutions, many made with existing E-Z-Hook standard products. While the client applications varied the requirements called for a solution that ensured consistent and 100% accurate wire piercing across multiple gauges and insulation types. Due to the various application environments the client required limited metal exposure.

Solution: E-Z-Hook met with the customer multiple times to understand their various application needs and environments. Utilizing the existing technology employed in our insulation piercing wire clamps (p/n 82-2) E-Z-Hook created a plastic molded piercing product with limited metal exposure and thumb screw secure wire piercing. This XB was assembled into various combinations of test leads and ultimately a lead kit made specifically for the client.

XB Wire Piercing Clamp

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Case Study:

Client Industry: Government & Defense

Requirements: A minimally invasive micro piercing connector that makes a mid-line connection. Upon connection device needed to remain engaged until removed.

Solution: Leveraging our automotive macro piercing technology we designed and manufactured two micro piercing connectors with thumb screw action for secure connection.

Micro Piercing Connectors, XEP & XEPA

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Case Study:

Client Industry: Energy

Requirements: A non-current carrying pin to be used as an informational placeholder during high voltage testing and equipment maintenance.

Solution: E-Z-Hook machined three different styles of plastic parts that could be used as placeholders or tags during testing and maintenance.
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Sliding link tag out device

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Case Study:

Client Industry: Electronics

Requirements: Multiple clients have required custom labeling/logo on preexisting standard E-Z-Hook parts.

Solution: E-Z-Hook has custom molded hundreds of thousands of parts with client requested name or logo, as well as no-name branding. While we can offer this on many standard products one of our most popular is the E-Z-Hook XKM. If required we can also provide custom color.

Custom XKM Ribbon Cable

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Case Study:

Client Industry: Medical

Requirements: Customer needed a non-current conducting clip to hold onto a device for measurement purposes. The product required a special bend and spring tension to ensure that it would not slip once engaged on the pin type device.

Solution: E-Z-Hook leveraged the standard X100W mold and utilizing custom blade material, designing a custom bend with a special spring tension. E-Z-Hook also implemented a custom assembly procedure which included a unique quality control process.

Medical Test Hook

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Case Study:

Client Industry: Electrical

Requirement: Client needed a specialized test lead kit for their national maintenance and repair division. Each kit needed to be uniquely marked in a sequential order. The customers� requirements included special packaging and customized lengths.

Solution: E-Z-Hook provided a customized kit utilizing standard E-Z-Hook test lead combinations. All test leads had heat shrink numbering bands which were consistent with each individual kits numbering scheme.

Gator Kit

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Case Study:

Client Industry: Electrical

Requirement: Client was a distributor of electrical motors that came with the manufacturers standard wire harness leads which had no connector on one side. The distributor wanted to be able to supply their clients with completed leads for the most standard connection type.

Solution: The client provided E-Z-Hook with the partially completed wire harnesses and E-Z-Hook leveraged their assembly expertise to strip, insulation wrap and solder the leads to a standard 5 pin din connector. On this project E-Z-Hook didn�t utilize any of their standard company manufactured components but sourced all raw materials.

Custom Wire Harness Cable

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