cable grip


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cable grip

A device temporarily connected to the end of a cable to assist in pulling the cable during its installation.
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The unit uses a double belt drive concept, backed by the latest in servo control technology, to provide a secure cable grip with precise torque and speed control.
He designed and patented a trochanter cable grip system, which was a considerable improvement on the original wires used by Charnley.
After connecting the wires, the appropriate fuse should be replaced and finally the flex cable should be clamped in place using the cable grip at the bottom of the plug.
The other end has a cable grip to connect to the treater station high voltage input.
The NCB Periprosthetic Plating System offers robust options to surgeons who treat periprosthetic fractures by providing the ability to achieve stable bicortical fixation through a wide plate design, Zimmer's NCB polyaxial locking screw technology and compatibility with the Cable-Ready Cable Grip System.
To begin stand facing cable machine with the cable set at shoulder height/ stand with one foot forward and one behind you with knees slightly bent/ hold the cable grip using hand on same side as rear leg/ draw naval towards your spine/ slowly move by rotating your trunk towards your rear leg while pulling cable towards shoulder/ Do not let your elbow drop below or rise above the line of the cable/ continue for desired number of repetitions.
Check that the cable grip has been used and not just bypassed - this is a life saver.
The PortaBurst PB30 down-hole unit features a positive cable grip system that offer proportional cable and clamp load, a secondary grip system to hold cable during recycling and a smooth lift cam that helps reduce cable wear and gripper contamination.
The PB30 features: a compact modular design--no component weighs more than 75 pounds and is easily disassembled and reassembled; a small footprint--sets up in pits as small as 24 inch by 30 inch reducing the amount of excavation required; a positive cable grip system cable and clamp load increase proportionately--secondary grip system hold cable during recycling--smooth lift cam helps reduce cable wear and gripper contamination; a full sized 12-inch cylinder for increased cycle length--low pressure system driven by dedicated power pack or backhoe--3 feet to 12 feet per minute at 3,000 psi depending on flow rate; and Quick Grip Burst Heads offer quick connection to new HDPE pipe without hand tools that can negotiate 45 degree bends.
Ideal for gas service line replacement, the replacement kit contains the tool head, steel cable, cable grip, and 3/4-inch and 1-inch pipe pulling adapters.
The bezel is diecast aluminium while the injection-moulded body has inbuilt cable grips, push-wire connections, snap-fit cover and effective Hacel-Lok fixings enabling tool free installation.
Using cable grips will help support the cables' weight and prevent wiring from being jerked loose.