Designed for use on aluminum, copper, weatherproof coated wire, PVC covered conductors and messenger and guy strand. The Chicago style grip was designed for cable sizes from 0.12-Inch to 1.0-Inch (3.10 to 25.4 mm). Hot-line grips for both bare and insulated conductors. Grip may be placed on wire with hot-line stick. When stick is removed, latch closes automatically to guard against grip accidentally disengaging from wire. Standard hot-line grips are not supplied with springs or lock-open features.
Steel Stranded Cable
May Be Placed on Wire with Hot-Line Stick
Aircraft, EHS, Messenger, Guy Strand
0.218” to 0.55” (5.54 to 13.97 mm)
5” (127.0 mm)
Maximum Safe Load:
8000 lb (3629 kg)
6.5 lb (2.9 kg)
Before each use, clean jaw area and inspect grip for proper operation to avoid slippage.
When used on/near energized lines, ground, insulate, or isolate grip before pulling.
Do not exceed rated capacity.
Always match proper size and type of grip to application.
Grips are to be used for temporary installation, not for permanent anchorage.