Ripley Labs

Your Partner in Cable Tool Innovation

At Ripley, we do more than just make quality tools, we collaborate with our customers to be true partners in developing innovative solutions. Ripley Labs located at our headquarters in Cromwell, CT allows our customers to work alongside our experienced engineers to solve some of the world’s toughest cabling applications. Offering customized design, testing, and product training, our creative team is up for any challenge from concept to completion.

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Research & Development

  • Experienced On-Site R&D Engineering Team Capable of Quick Concept Turnaround & Prototyping Support
  • Team of 8 R&D Engineers with 100+ Combined Years of Industry & Market-Specific Experience
  • Innovative Quality Product Development with Proven & Patented Industry-First Tool Concepts
  • AutoCAD & Inventor Design Software Suite
  • Product Life Cycle Testing Machines
  • In-House Rapid Prototyping with 3D Systems Projet2500 3D Printing, CNC Machining & 5-Axis Waterjet Technology

Application Solutions

  • Custom Tool Development & System Solutions Based on Specific Customer Application Needs
  • Provide All Design, Application & Process Technical Support On-Site
  • Demonstrate Tool Usage on Various Cables

Software & Electrical Engineering

  • Design & Development of Embedded Software, Firmware & Front-End Software
  • Design, Development & Implementation of Custom Software Applications Tailored to Customer Specifications
  • Quality Assurance Through the Use of Oscilloscopes, Optical Spectrum Analyzers, High Performance Optical Power Meters & PCB Schematic Design Software
  • Battery & Temperature Monitoring with Thermal Testing

Quality Assurance

  • ISO 9001 Certified Quality System
  • Full Range of QC Test Equipment Including:
    • Coordinate Measuring Machines
    • Optical Comparators
    • Hardness Testers
    • Quick Scopes
    • Continuous Improvement System Facilitating Six Sigma & Lean Principles
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Stereolithography (SLA)

  • Modeling Expertise Through Mastercam
  • Process Development & Enhancement
  • In-House Fixture Design, Manufacturing & Repair
  • In-House Tool Repair & Prototype Tool Building
  • Support to All Internal Assembly & Machine Technologies

Waterjet Cutting

  • High Pressure Abrasive System
  • 5-Axis Cutting Head
  • Rapid Profiling Capabilities
  • Cut Material Thicknesses Up to 6″
  • On-Site Programming Expertise & Machine Support

CNC Machining

CNC Milling

  • 3-4 Axis 15,000 RPM Precision Milling Centers
  • Universal Mounting System
  • Vision-Based Presetting System for Tooling
  • On-Site Repair & Programming Expertise

CNC Turning

  • 5-Axis High Speed Precision Lathe
  • Drilling, Tapping & Radial Milling Capabilties
  • Gearbox-Driven Live Spindle Tooling
  • Multiplier Tooling Head

CNC Wire-Cut EDM

  • Tight Tolerance within Tenths of Thousandths
  • Continuous Daily Operation with Minimal Operator Supervision

Surface Finishing

  • CN Grinding
  • Laser Marking
  • Vibratory Finishing
  • Abrasive Cutting

Product Assembly

  • Semi-Automated Assembly Cells with Various Technologies (Dispensing, Mechanical, Forming, Etc.)
  • Value-Oriented Processes with Emphasis on Continuous Flow & Improvement

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