Cable grip selection and assembly procedure

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How to correctly chose and assemble your cable grip

Cable grips are effective handling tool, which allow to secure an installation in operation or maintenance phase; therefore we draw your attention to the points mentioned below, in order for you to select the right product.

How to choose a cable grip

The intended usage domain of a cable grip is essential to determine the most appropriate model:

  • Pulling electrical cables, raw cables, crane or bridge cables.
  • Anchoring or support of an isolated cable.
  • Anchoring of flexible or hydraulic hoses.

The choice of a cable grip must be accomplished according to the following criteria:

  • Identify the outer diameter of the cable or flexible.
  • Identify the outer cover material of the cable or flexible.
  • Identify the external diameter of the cable or flexible.
  • Identify the load to pull or support.
  • Identify whether the cable grip is on the front or the middle of the cable or flexible.
  • Verify the accessibility in front of the cable or flexible.

Mounting procedure

The medium: mechanical cables, electrical cables, flexibles, etc…

  • The equipment shall not be damaged and shall be positioned as straight as possible during assembly
  • The surface must be cleaned and degreased.


  • The GATTEGNO cable pullers (excluding the lace model) slide along the support, after having compressed them.
  • Once the work is done, they can be removed by simple compression.
cable grip selection and assembly
cable grip selection and disassembly