CrimpIQ Controller

Technology company Continental has developed and introduced a cutting edge intelligent crimpIQ controller for distributors and customers in the hydraulic and industrial hose markets. “This new, exclusive crimping technology will enable Continental to provide the customer with instantaneous updates to the crimper thereby reducing costly downtime and offering a new level of enhanced efficiency, safety, quality and speed to our customers operations.” said Andreas Gerstenberger, head of the Industrial Fluid Solutions global business unit. Continental crimpers equipped with CrimpIQ controllers are designed to provide instantaneous maintenance information and updates for users who crimp hydraulic and industrial hose.


  • CrimpIQ controller designed to provide remote maintenance and updates
  • Cloud-based technology saves customer time and money
  • For crimping hydraulic and industrial hose assemblies

Continental introduces intelligent, cloud-based crimper controller for hydraulic, industrial hose markets

The monitoring process of this new, innovative Continental crimper is entirely cloud-based. “You will be able to oversee the entire process via a private security-protected Internet site,” added Gerstenberger. “CrimpIQ controller is the next step for Continental, our distributors and customers to become true system and solution partners for hose assembly related services. We believe that the CrimpIQ controller will do the same thing for the hose industry as the smart phone did to enhance our connectivity in our daily lives.”

Continental introduces intelligent, cloud-based crimper controller for hydraulic, industrial hose markets

The new user-friendly, reliable CrimpIQ controller will be available on the following production crimpers: PC200, PC400, PC440, PC600, PC1000 and PC1200. The controller was developed in the U.S. and can be acquired through normal Continental sales channels.

Amazon Hose & Rubber in Orlando is currently crimping hydraulic hose assemblies using the intelligent PC440 crimper to ensure customer safety and minimize any downtime. If you would like to preview this advanced crimper technology by Continental Contitech, contact us at 800-506-5514 or email us at

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