Big Grip Dead Ends are also known as Preforms in the industry, and are designed for use with Extra High Strength (EHS) guy wire on guyed structures such as communications, transmission, and antenna towers. When choosing a Big Grip Dead End you must use with a guy wire strand with the same lay configuration. Installed correctly, Big Grips will render the same Rated Holding Strength (RHS) as the guy wire to which it is applied.
Big Grips are single-use pieces of equipment that install quickly and easily without tools. While it"s intended for one-time use, it can be applied within 90 days of the original installation if retensioning is required.
Identification Tape: Displays catalog number, nominal sizes.
Color Code and Length: Identifies strand size.
Cross-over marks: Identifies starting point for application.
Short Leg / Long Leg: Short leg should be applied first during installation.
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