In order to keep your tools operating at peak performance, maintenance is vital. A few, simple steps that you can perform on the jobsite to ensure your tool is in safe working order.

Daily Maintenance

BEFORE use

Before using the tool, be sure to inspect dies or cutter blade for visible wear or damage. Look for any cracks, gouges, chips, damages, and leaks.

Signs of Damage
If your blade has gouges as shown DO NOT USE

Crimping Tools: The dies should be properly installed in the crimper before cycling to keep from damaging the dies. Feel with your hand to verify that the dies are held in place correctly.

Securing Dies on Crimping Tool

AFTER use

After using the tool, clean all exposed surfaces with a mild detergent and a slightly damp cloth. Avoid contact with the battery.
•Use compressed air to blow out any moisture from within the tool and battery.
•For best results lightly spray all metal parts with WD-40 and wipe down.
•Be sure to fully release ram or cutting blades.
•Place the battery on the charger, if necessary. If you have a smart battery, check the LED indicator. If not, put the battery in a tool and squeeze the trigger to determine if charge is needed.
•Units should always be stored in their proper carrying case or holster and kept in a cool dry place.

Storage cases for Huskie Tools

When done, store your tools in a case. Huskie offers different types of cases for your tools.


Monthly Maintenance

On a monthly basis, it is important to add a few more steps to your tool maintenance. If the tool appears dirty, use a mild detergent to clean all exposed surfaces, avoiding the battery contacts. After drying the tool, take the following steps.
Cutting Tools:Oil/Grease bolt joints

• Use an eraser to clean battery contacts

Use Eraser to Clean Battery