You will need the following tools:
  • Pressing jaws for u-shaped bottom stops RT10Press jaws for pressing u-shaped bottom stops in sizes RT0, RT10 or RT20
  • Multi Purpose PliersMulti purpose pliers that operate the press jaws

Basic

Mount u-shaped bottom stop to spiral zipper

The bottom stop is placed to the front side of the zipper, where the spiral chain is located. The 4 prongs close to each other on the back, where only the ribbon can be seen.

Workflow

Mount the u-shaped bottom stop to spiral zipper using MPP: 1st step

1. Insert the bottom stop under the elastic pin.

Mount u-shaped bottom stop on spiral zipper using MPP: 2nd step

2. Place the zipper between the press jaws.

Mount the u-shaped bottom stop to spiral zipper using MPP: 3rd step

3. Press the press jaws together.

Mount the u-shaped bottom stop to spiral zipper using MPP: 4th step

4. Open the pliers. Then pull the zipper out to the front and thus down from the elastic pin.

Size chart
Chain width German zipper type
≈ 4 mm RT0
≈ 6 mm RT10
≈ 8 mm RT20