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Big-Grip Dead-End

Big-Grip Dead-ends are designed for use on Transmission, Antenna, Communications, and other types of guyed structures that require use of large guy strand.

FEATURES

  • Made from material which is compatible with the strand they are designed to be used with except where noted otherwise.
  • Intended for single use but may be reapplied twice for re-tensioning within 90 days on initial installation.

PART TABLES

Galvanized Strand
For use on: Extra High Strength, Siemens Martin High Strength, Utilities Grade
SKU Size (in) Strand
Construction
Actual
Diameter (in)
BG Per
carton (units)
BG Per
Carton (wt/lbs)
Approx.
Length (in)
Color
Code
Rated Holding
Strength (lbs)
Percent of Strand's
Rated Breaking Strength
BG-2142 3/16 7W .186 100 33 23 RED 3,990 (100%)
BG-2144 1/4 3W
7W
.259
.240
50 25 27 YELLOW 6,650 (100%)
BG-2146 5/16 3W
7W
.312
.312
50 41 33 BLACK 11,200 (100%)
BG-2147 3/8 3W
7W
.356
.360
25 33 37 ORANGE 15,400 (100%)
BG-2148 7/16 7W .435 25 47 40 GREEN 20,800 (100%)
BG-2115 1/2 7W
or
19W
.495
or
.500
20 63 49 BLUE 26,900 (100%)
BG-2116 9/16 7W
or
19W
.564
or
.565
10 48 55 YELLOW 35,000 (100%)
BG-2111 5/8 7W
or
19W
.621
or
.625
10 65 64 BLACK 7W
42,400
19W
40,200
(100%)
(100%)

Left-Hand lay is standard
+ Down-Rated for 37 standing (1994)

Explanatory Notes:
1) For strand sizes smaller than 1/2", refer to the GUY-GRIP Dead-End.
2) Cable Loop design is furnished as standard for all sizes.
3) Rated Holding Strength (RHS) of the Big-Grip Dead-ends are listed for each strand and are expressed as a percent of the strand's Rated Breaking Strength (RBS).
4) C-Coat galvanized steel is standard for all Big-Grip Dead-ends unless otherwise stated.
5) B-Coat galvanized steel is used for the Big-Grip Dead-ends used on 3/4", 7/8", and 1" strand.
6) The Aluminum Clad Steel version of the 7/8" and 1" Big-Grip are still available as SKU BGMS7023 (7/8") and BGMS7047 (1").
7) Consult GUS for sizes and stranding not shown.

 

For use on: Aluminum Clad Steel Strand
SKU Strand Diameter Ranges (in) Nominal
Strand Size
BG Per Carton Approx.
Length (in)
Color
Code
Rated Holding
Strength (lbs)
Percent of Strand's
Rated Breaking Strength
Min Max Units Wt/Lbs
BG-4168 .475 .494 7 # 6 25 60 42   22,730 (100%)
BG-4169 .495 .515 19 # 10 25 62 44   27,190 (100%)
BG-4170 .516 .536 25M 20 66 47   25,000 (100%)
BG-4173 .571 .591 19 # 9 20 68 50   34,290 (100%)
BG-4176 .636 .661 19 # 8 10 50 56   43,240 (100%)
BG-4179 .713 .741 19 # 7
37 # 10
10 70 63   51,730
50,300
(100%)
(95%)+

 

For use on: Galvanized Steel Structural Strand (Bridge)
Left Hand Lay
SKU Big-Grip
Made From:
Strand
Construction
Nominal Strand
Size (in)
BG Per
Carton (units)
BG Per
Carton (wt/lb)
Approx
Length (in)
Number of Individual
Rods in each Big-Grip
Color
Code
Cables Published Rated
Breaking Strength (lb)
Big-Grip rated
Holding Strength (lb)
BGMS6599 C-Coat
Galvanized Steel
19W 1/2 10 39 52 5 ORANGE 30,000 30,000
BGMS1035 C-Coat
Galvanized Steel
19W 11/16 5 54 74 5 BLUE 58,000 58,000

  

DOCUMENTATION

Application Procedures

SP-2049-6 (Big-Grip Dead-end)

Catalog Pages

Big-Grip Dead-end - Energy Transmission Catalog

Big-Grip Dead-end - Energy Distribution Catalog

Big-Grip Dead-end - Communications Catalog

Big-Grip Dead-end - Tower & Antenna Catalog