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Chicago® Grip for Bare Wire


  • Lightweight, cost-effective grip
  • Designed for working with solid and stranded bare wire from .08-Inch to .20-Inch (2 mm to 5.1 mm)
  • Single ''V'' groove jaw
  • 3-Inch jaw length
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Klein Tools' 1613 Series Bare Wire Chicago Grips are designed to work with solid and stranded bare wire from 0.08-Inch to 0.20-Inch (2 mm to 5.1 mm). 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.

Cable Diameter:
0.08'' to 0.20'' (2.03 mm to 5.08 mm)
Jaw Length:
3'' (76.2 mm)
Maximum Safe Load:
1500 lb (680 kg)
1.5 lb (0.7 kg)
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.