Aerial Cable / Messenger

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MSBC-56 Dim Drawing Image

Features:

  • May be used to support fiber optic cable
  • Can be mounted on round or flat surfaces, on a pole or on a standoff bracket
  • Vertical fingers support cable during stringing operation
  • Clamping Range: .398" - .56"
  • Mounting hole is 11/16"
Material: Body and Keeper: Aluminum Alloy Hardware: Steel, Hot Dip Galvanized  

Catalog Number Weight/100 (lbs)
MSBC-56 119

MBC-75 Dim Drawing Image

Features:

    • Curved groove for more cable support
    • Lip on bottom groove kicks upward to support cable during installation
    • Hook to support cable during stringing operation
    • Independent clamping - messenger remains clamped if pole shrinkage occurs
Material: Ductile Iron, Hot Dip Galvanized

Catalog Number Mounting Bolts Messenger Range Ground Wire Pole to Messenger Weight/100 (lbs)
MBC-75 5/8" .35 to .75 -- 1 1/2" 175
MB-62 5/8" .25 to .61 .16 to .25 1 1/2" 200

MBXH-82 Dim Drawing Image

Features:

  • Nut Retainer - cast in body of clamp permits independent mounting of body: also permits through bolt to act as an extra independent clamping bolt
  • Belled Groove Ends - allow better angle, as well as tangent installations
  • Spurs -provide better stability
  • Independent Clamping - not affected by pole shrinkage
Material: Ductile Iron, Hot Dip Galvanized  

Catalog Number Mounting Bolts Pole Clearance Ground Wire Dia. Range Messenger Range Clamping Length Weight/100 (lbs)
MBXH-82 3/4" 3" Through 6 AWG 3/8 - 3/4 5" 700

MBA-72 Dim Drawing Image

Features:

  • Curved messenger groove for better support
  • Body tapped for 5/8" bolt
  • Hook for supporting messenger during stringing operation
  • Messenger groove lip kicks-up to support cable during installation
  • Independent clamping-clamp remains tight on messenger if pole shrinkage occurs
  • Teeth on legs to resist movement
Material: Aluminum Alloy

Catalog Number Mounting Bolts Ground Wire Messenger Cable Range Weight/100 (lbs)
MBA-72 5/8" .12" - .25 ' .25-.72 65

MBCA72-4 Dim Drawing Image

Features:

  • Curved messenger groove for better support
  • Body tapped for 5/8" -11 UNC thru bolt
  • Hook for supporting messenger during stringing operation
  • Messenger groove lip kicks-up to support cable during installation
  • Independent clamping - messenger remains tight if pole shrinkage occurs
  • Nut and bolt assembly not included
  • Cable range of ground wire is .16" to .25"
Material: Aluminum Aloy

Catalog Number Mounting Bolts Ground Wire Messenger Cable Range Weight/100 (lbs)
MBCA-72-4 5/8" Max 1/4" Dia. .25-.72 167

PA192A Dim Drawing Image

Features:

  • 6-inch long curved clamping groove to conform to sag of span
  • Generously belled groove ends for angles
  • Teeth on feet resists down-slotting
  • Smoothed area for stringing operation
  • For attaching medium size cable and triplex
  • Special nut retaining feature around body mounting bolt hole
Material: Hot Dip Galvanized, Ductile Iron

Catalog Number Messenger Diameter Range Ground Wire Clearance Pole to Messenger Clamp Bolt Dia (Inches) Mounting Bolt Dia Weight/100 (lbs)
PA192A .310 - .500 #6 AWG 2-1/4 (2) 1/2 x 2 5/8 499

PA175C Dim Drawing Image

Features:

  • For attaching medium to heavy-duty cable on both angle and tangent construction
  • Two separate clamping plate bolts allow clamping action to be independent of wood shrinkage
Material: Hot Dip Galvanized, Ductile Iron

Catalog Number Messenger Range Clearance Pole to Messenger Mounting Bolts Material Weight Lbs (kg) Clamp Bolts
PA175C .430 - .630 2 3/4 Malleable 6 (2) 5/8" x 2-1/2"

PA166A Dim Drawing Image

Features:

  • Small economical clamp for light duty construction
  • A stringing finger is included on the clamping plate
  • The back of the clamp body is recessed to fit over nut
  • A second nut secures the clamp plate and assures positive, independent clamping action regardless of wood shrinkage
Material: Hot Dip Galvanized, Ductile Iron

Catalog Number Messenger Diameter Range Ground Wire Dia. Range Mounting Bolts Weight/100 (lbs)
PA166A .162 - .257 .162 - .257 5/8 46

PA288 Dim Drawing Image

Features:

  • Designed to accommodate inside of outside angles from 10 degrees to 35 degrees
  • Accommodates .25" - .50" bare messenger or .25: insulated messenger
  • Clamp groove ends are generously rounded to prevent damage to bare or insulated messenger
  • The inner, pole-side clamp section is tapped to accept a 5/8" diameter bolt an includes a curved surface with spurs to penetrate into the pole and provide a stable installation
  • The design provides a 1-5/8" clearance from the surface of the pole to the cable and 3-3/4" clamping surface length.
Material: Hot Dipped Galvanized, Ductile Iron

Catalog Number Weight/100 (lbs)
PA288 144

SB32/42 Dim Drawing Image

Features:

Clamp Body is threaded for 5/8" - 11 UNC bolt. Uses include the following:

  • Suspension attachment for static cable to transmission structures
  • Suspension attachment for neutral cable to distribution structure
  • Eyes provided for deadending distribution neutral service drops
  • Upper clamping groove provided for optional bonding of ground wire

Material: Ductile Iron, Hot Dip Galvanized

Catalog Number Mounting Bolts Messenger Range Ground Wire Dia. Range Pole to Messenger Weight/100 (lbs)
SB32/42 5/8" .25 to .56 .16-.37 1 1/2" 150

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