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Publication numberUS832401 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateOct 2, 1906
Filing dateSep 2, 1905
Priority dateSep 2, 1905
Publication numberUS 832401 A, US 832401A, US-A-832401, US832401 A, US832401A
InventorsPhilip James Martin
Original AssigneeUniversal Cable Grip Company
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
US 832401 A
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No. 832,401. PATENTED 0012, 1906.




IN VENTOI? 1 71 1'22}? cZTJ/Er Zzvv WITNESSES:


I neseeeonl;


a citizen of the United States, and a resident of Syracuse, in the countyof Onondaga and State of'New York, have invented a new and Improved cable Grip, of which the following "is a full, clear, and exactdescription. l

,ihte'n'ded to-- be lised especially I roound electric. cables into

' This invention relates tocable-fgripsl. It is or rawmg unde holes cm the conduits.

' Theinve'nt on constitutes an: improvement on the device described in an applieationifiled by mean or about July 18, 1905. 5. v construct a-cable gr so. that it can be -r'e'a jat any point in'its length.

, The object of the present invention. is to plot the class described,

The invention consists in the construction to be" described more fully hereinafter and definitely set forth in the claims. a

Reference is to be had to the accompany ing drawing, forming apart of this specificatio'n ,'and which illustrates a short section of 5.

cable to which the grip is applied.

Referring more particularly to the parts 1 represents a short section of cable bf common -forrn used in underground electric work.

. The grip 2 comprises a body 3 of cylindrical form. and composed of a plurality of interlaced strands 4. -In this way the-holly 3 con-- I stitutes a basketoi bag having the form of an envelopin sleeve. The strands 4 are iriclined wit respeet'to the axis of the body, so At one that theypass in helices thereabout. extremity the strands 4 are attached together in pairs, as indicated. at the points '5. At the opposite extremity the strands are united so as tofornl t ngs 6, having eyes 7, adapted to receive the fingers, so that a |)llll.'

- 'grip.

Asyindicated clearly in t'hedrawing, the

jbody ofgrip conlppsed ol' the aforesaid interi'ormedwiih a space llmrvbntwcon. This I spat-E between the edges 9 is ou-npiod bya laclngior strap. 10, which is onlwimrd or laced m cm o'ui through the strands d H] any .\lllt.

able manner, such as thatshown. .ln-this came-Gala.

' completesleeve and. bli

y applied to the cable -v to the cable at any instead the Past 051;: 2, 19cc.

way'the diameter of gripis rednced, so

that it conforms closely to 'the'dianieter of the cable- .If'a sliding force is exerted. upon the grip at t e body thereof, the grip may, be


readily "slid along on the cable; but if a .pullmg force is exerted at the tugs 6 the-tensile reducing the diameter of 'the body 3 of the .gra'sp or grip upon the cable. 1] a I regard the construction disclosed as force exerted in the strands 4' has. the effect of 6b grip, and in this way the grip exerts a firm highly. advantageouswith respect to the fea ture of forming the bodyjof: the grip of an in the "gap .be-

tween the longitudinal -e es .of 'th isisleve with a removable lacing. amounts this arrangement the grip may bereadilfi'applied oint on itsflengt and the lacing may be quic wire or'l' htmetal-bands. The'grip-niay be ad y course, by unlacing the band 10. The band 10 is preferably co lar tough pliablematerial. 1'.

isconnected from: the cable,- of 3 7.5 mposedof 'leather or si 1n i- .10 yp inposition- The strands 4 are preferably composed of Having .thus described m inventi5n,- 'I

claim as new and desire to secure by Letters 5 Patent-.- .3 v

.1; A cable-grip of the classdescribcd hay-- ing a body consisting of a split sleeve formed of interlaced strands, said strandsbeing in ehned with respect tothe axis ol'isaid sleeve.

2. A cable-grip of the class described having a body consisting of-a split sleeve, formed of interlaced strands, said strands being inclined'with .respect to the axis of said sleeve, anda laemg'passn'ig through said strands.

.. A cable-gn'lp of the-class descr bed havhelical interlacml strandsand presenting'laingitmlina'lly-disposml ad jacent edges, and a' lacing (eqmnocl-lngrsaid longitudinal edges,

said body havi n; tugsfat the extremity .mg a body consisting of a sleeve. eonlposediof name to this theprcscnee of two subscribing witnesses.

mnmr JAMEs MARTI 1

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Cooperative ClassificationF16B2/065, F16D1/0864