Klein Tools 1613-40 Chicago Grip for Extra-High-Strength Cables, Messenger, by Klein Tools


  • Works with aircraft, EHS, messenger and guy strand cable
  • Designed for cable sizes from 0.12 to 0.37-Inch (3.10 to 9.40 mm)
  • Double ”V” grooves give four-point contact, reducing chance of slipping and providing proper alignment of wire and cable
  • Sawtooth profile provides extra gripping power
  • 4500-Pound (2041 kg) Maximum Safe Load

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This Klein Tools 1613-40 Chicago Grip is designed for EHS, Messenger, and Guy Strand cable. The double V grooves provide four-point contact, which reduces chances of slipping and also provides proper alignment of wire and cable. All Klein grips are manufactured from custom drop-forged steel that is machined and heat treated for excellent durability. Each grip is individually hand inspected and actuated for proper function. Grips are also rigorously tested and pulled to rated load to ensure the highest quality and reliability. Grip safely holds 0.12-Inch to 0.37-Inch cable diameter range. 4500-Pound (2041 kg) Maximum Safe Load. Great for Aircraft, EHS, Messenger and Guy Strand cable. For larger conductors, see our grips with round inside-jaw contour. For more than 160 years, Klein Tools has manufactured premium-quality, professional-grade hand tools that deliver the performance, durability and precision needed to get the job done right. Our family of engineers, workers and craftsman continue to put six generations of expertise into every tool we create by using only the highest quality materials, superior workmanship, and keeping manufacturing as close to home as we can. Klein isn’t just the name of our company, it’s also our family name. And since we’re an American company that’s family-owned and family-run, you know you can count on us to be here tomorrow. Klein Tools doesn’t just make great products, we make great products that stand up to the demands of the professionals who use them every day … Since 1857.
Before each use, clean jaw area and inspect grip for proper operation to avoid slippage used on/near energized lines, ground, insulate, or isolate grip before pulling not exceed rated capacityys match proper size and type of grip to applications are to be used for temporary installation, not for permanent anchorage.

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Weight 1.22 kg



‎20.32 x 10.16 x 4.47 cm; 1.22 Kilograms