Big-Grip Dead-end
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General Recommendations

Big Grip dead ends are recommended for stay/guy terminations on transmission tower, antenna and other types of heavy duty construction. They are suitable for attachment at both top and bottom of stays and also at stay insulators. Single and multiple stays can be terminated.

 

Material used

Big-Grip dead-ends are made of material compatible with the strand to which they are applied

 

Application and inspection

Ensure the correct size fitting is used. For detailed method of installation refer to application instructions. Big Grip dead-ends must only be used on the size and type of strand for which they are designed. Big Grip dead-ends should not be re-used after original installation

 

Production Characteristics

  • Cross-over marks: indicate starting point for application
  • Color code: assists in identification of strands size.
  • Identification label: Shows catalogue number and strand diameter range.
  • Lay direction: Must be same as that of the outer layer of the strand to which it is applied

 

Big-Grip Dead end for Galvanized Strand

Catalog
Number
Strand Unit Wt. /Lbs Units/ Carton Approx. Length (In.) Color Code RHS (Lbs.) % of Strand’s RBS
Size (In.) Constr-uction Actual Dia. (In.)
KBG-C115 1/2 7W or
19W
.459
or
.500
3.1 20 49 Blue 26,900 100
KBG-C116 9/16 7W or
19W
.564
or
.565
4.8 10 55 Yellow 35,000 100
KBG-C111 5/8 7W or
19W
.621
or
.625
6.5 10 64 Black 7W
42,400
19W
40,200
100
KBG-C112 3/4 19W .750 10.8 5 76 Orange 58,300 100
KBG-C113 7/8 19W .885 17.6 5 90 Green 79,700 100
KBG-C114 1 19W or
37W
1.000
or 1.001
28.3 3 125 Blue 19W
104,500
37W
92,430
100
90

Left-hand lay direction
For use on: Extra High Strength Siemens Martin, High Strength Utilities Grade
RHS: Rated Holding Strength
RBS: Rated Breaking Strength
KBG-A1xx: A Class G/S wire, KBG-B1xx: B Class G/S wire, KBG-C1xx: C Class G/S wire.

 

Big Grip Dead-end for Aluminum Clad steel strand

Catalog Number Strand Dia. Range (inches) Nominal Strand Size Unit
Wt.
/Lbs
Units
per
Carton
Approx.
Length
(in.)
Color
Code
RHS
(Lbs.)
% of
Strand’s
RBS
Min. Max.
KABG-1568 .475 .494 7#6 2.4 25 42 Blue 22,730 100
KABG-1569 .495 .515 19#10 2.5 25 44 Green 27,190 100
KABG-1570 .516 536 25M 3.3 20 47 Red 25,000 100
KABG-1571 .537 .555 7#5 3.4 20 48 Yellow 27,030 100
KABG-1572 .556 .570 - 4.5 15 49 Blue 33,330  
KABG-1573 .571 .591 19#9 4.5 15 50 Orange 34,290 100
KABG-1574 .592 .612 - 4.5 15 50 Green 34,450  
KABG-1575 .613 .635 - 4.9 10 54 Yellow 45,000  
KABG-1576 .636 .661 19#8 5.0 10 56 Black 43,240 100
KABG-1577 .662 .686 19x.1363” 6.6 10 59 Blue 47,400 100
KABG-1578 .687 .712 - 6.8 10 61 Red 54,200  
KABG-1579 .713 .741 19#7 7.0 10 63 Black 51,730 100
      37#10         50,300 95
KABG-1580 .742 .772 19x.1499” 8.2 5 71 Yellow 54,300 100

Left-hand lay direction
RHS: Rated Holding Strength
RBS: Rated Breaking Strength