Crimping Machine Megomat 500

Entry model in wire processing

Megomat product family

Schäfer offers fully automatic crimping machines for high productivity and various applications.

On a modular platform different variants of machines were developed, to achieve maximum flexibility and meet customer specific requirements. Safety was the focus, by using actual machinery directives while also minimizing set-up times.

Ergonomic perfection has been achieved through the work station configuration and the addition of storage systems for tools and spare parts. On this platform, Schäfer offers machine variants which include entry and standard models for specific industries also customer-specific models for advanced individual solutions.

Classification of the machine

The Megomat 500 crimping machine is an entry-level model and serves various applications. The machine allows crimping, sealing and tinning of wires in the cross-section range from 0.13 mm² to 3 mm². The compact machine design provides economic flexibility and high productivity.

Processing in high quality

To ensure the product quality, Schäfer offers different optional components. The crimp force monitoring reliably evaluates the quality of crimp connections. The wire quality monitoring system reports bad parts due to faulty stripping. The optical cable quality monitor checks produced cables.

Various options for specific applications

Schäfer offers optional equipment to meet specific needs. For minimizing set-up times, the wire straightener and applicator-shuttle system is available.

Product brochure

Brochure as a PDF document

Base equipment

  • Base frame including control cabinet
  • Station tables and operating desk
  • Wire straightener and swivel arms
  • Programmable wire feeder
  • Programmable cut and strip module
  • Blade assembly and bad part cutter
  • Pneumatic machine guard
  • PC with touch screen display
  • Machine software WireStar
  • Networking and interfacing functions

Optional extensions

  • Crimping station
  • Seal module SSM
  • Tinning station
  • Double wire straightener
  • Crimp height adjustment
  • Press height adjustment
  • Wire stacking module
  • Carrier strip chopper
  • Wire doubling module
  • Applicator shuttle
  • Crimp force monitoring
  • Cable quality monitoring
  • Conductor quality monitoring

Technical Data

Processable materials

Wire Single and multi-core wires [1]
Cross section: 0.13 mm² -3 mm² [1]
Insulation: Teflon, PVC, etc.


Wire feeding Belt drive with up to 10 m/s
Cut length 60 mm – 99 m [1]
Production rate > 3.000 pcs/h by 100 mm wire length (Crimp/Crimp) [1]

Performance and geometry

Drive Servo motors
Number of stations 4 Stations


Software WireStar
Display 21″ Touchscreen

Supplies and interfaces

Power supply 3x (208-480 V), 50/60 Hz, 3,5 kVA
Compressed air 6 bar
Interfaces RS232 Ethernet

Dimensions and weight

Width x Depth x Height 3200 x 1500 x 1750 mm [2]
Weight 820 kg [2]

[1] Depending on the configuration of wire and terminal.
[2] Approximate indication for basic equipment.