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Chicago® Grip for Aluminum Conductors


This product is no longer in production.

  • Lightweight grips designed for use on aluminum conductors in distribution work.
  • Round jaws shaped to provide maximum contact with circumference of cable, less likely to damage conductors.
  • Supplied with spring and locking loop handles, allowing jaws to be held in open position for easier placement on cable.
  • Can be supplied with hot-line latch on special order.
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The Klein Tools 1678 Chicago Grip Series is designed for use with aluminum conductors. It features round jaws that provide maximum contact with the circumference of the cable, making it less likely to cause cable deformation. 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.

Jaw Length:
5-11/16'' (144 mm)
Sub Brand:
Chicago Grip
Additional Information
  • Before each use, clean jaw area and inspect grip for proper operation to avoid slippage.
  • When used on/near energized lines, ground, insulate, or isolate grip before pulling.
  • Do not exceed rated capacity.
  • Always match proper size and type of grip to application.
  • Grips are to be used for temporary installation, not for permanent anchorage.