A Guide to Maintaining Wire Grips & Ensuring Safety in Utility Applications
Power and Utilities | Rigging | by Christie Lagowski | Jun 30, 2020
To keep your wire grips in good working condition, it’s important that you properly clean, lubricate and inspect your wire grips on a regular basis. This will help prevent issues and potential accidents out in the field.
Follow the procedures below to ensure your grips are properly cared for.
To inspect the wire grip:
During the inspection, if you find that the grip is bent or distorted, it should be thrown away and replaced. It should NOT be repaired.
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To keep your wire grips in good working condition, it’s important that you properly clean, lubricate and inspect your wire grips on a regular basis. Follow the procedures in this guide to ensure your grips are properly cared for.
Christie Lagowski is a Communications Manager at Columbus McKinnon Corporation. She has 6 years of experience marketing hoists and rigging products as well as crane systems and components. Christie has marketed a variety of industrial products, ranging from lifting solutions to glass technology as well as health and safety products.
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