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What is this? Welding related? help me out..

I don't know what these are really for, I have a box of them. came amidst some junk I got from work. I think they may be for welding, for grounds or something.




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KEARNEY <--my last name?!?!?
4/0 WELD. CABLE
CAT. 133043-040
.840 DIE
HYDRAULIC TOOLS
OVERLAP CRIMPS

Info I found:
Cable size AWG: 4/0
Ferrule Type: Plain
Ferrule Style: 58P
Kearney Installing Die: 840
Burndy Installing Die: U168
Approx Wt: 5.5 oz

ASTM Ratings:
Grade: 5
Continuous Current A RMS 60 Hz: 400
Withstand Rating Symmetrical kA
RMS 60 Hz: 15 cycles, 43::: 30 cycles, 30

any ideas? anyone use(d) these or know what they are for?
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What does the "bottom" of it look like? The portion that is face down on the table.
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a hole. I assume the size of 4/0. to like insert cable in. then maybe you bolt it to something to get a ground? i dunno. maybe i'll just sell the copper for scrap haha.
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might be a contact tip
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a hole. I assume the size of 4/0. to like insert cable in. then maybe you bolt it to something to get a ground? i dunno. maybe i'll just sell the copper for scrap haha.
Probably screws/bolts into a welding machine.

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might be a contact tip
Thats what I was thinking. You might be able to insert a welding lead into the hole on the bottom.
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That's a Shrouded Ferrule. And they are far from being cheap. http://www.highvoltagesupplies.com/store/product/shrouded-ferrules-2015-1192.cfm
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Hot damn! Anyone need one? What exactly are they for?

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