Best Keystone Punch Down Tool for CAT6

When you’re first starting out, it can be a challenge to know what tool to use and how to apply it. Punching down and terminating CAT6 cable is an essential skill. These keystone punch down tools will speed it up tremendously.

Vertical Cable I-Punch

Unique design makes termination easy and fast

Fluke JackRapid

A patented jack termination tool allows you to terminate jacks 8 times faster

Paladin Tools Jack Terminator

High-grade, hardened steel frame offers superior performance and durability

We ran a poll in the Low Voltage Nation Facebook group on which keystone punch-down tools are the best.

The clear winner is the Vertical Cable I-Punch tool. Check out our YouTube video on the results and how to use the Vertical Cable I-punch tool with the VMAX keystones.

Vertical Cable I-Punch

  • Compatible with Vertical Cable CAT5e, CAT6, CAT6A V-Max keystone jacks – no separate dies or blades needed
  • Mechanically stabilized heavy-duty ratcheted mechanism
  • Built-in cable cutter
  • Durable low-carbon cold-rolled steel construction
  • Unique design makes termination easy and fast
  • Storage option – integrated locking yoke
  • Lifetime warranty
  • Our customers say it’s “The Most-Wanted tool in the industry”
  • TAA-compliant (Made in Taiwan)

Fluke JackRapid Punchdown Tool

Patented jack termination tool allows you to terminate jacks 8 times faster.

  • Cuts installation time – easy to use handle, seats and cuts all wires at once, saving you up to 1 minute installation time per jack!
  • High quality, consistent terminations – no more compromised connections and wasted jacks
  • Simple, one-handed operation with an ergonomically designed handle reduces hand fatigue
  • Unique design easily accommodates close-to-wall installation
  • Replaceable blade head for use with multiple jack types

Paladin Tools Jack Terminator

  • Designed for Hubbell: HXJ Series
  • High-grade, hardened steel frame offers superior performance and durability
  • Ratcheted action to ensure proper, consistent termination
  • Adjustment feature for extra leverage applications
  • Removable jack cradle allows for alternate lacing option

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