Klein Chicago Grip for High Strength Cables 0.218-Inch

Available on backorder

This Klein Chicago grip is designed for use on aluminum, copper, weatherproof coated wire, PVC covered conductors, and messenger and guy strand. The Chicago style grip was designed for cable sizes from 0.218-Inch to 0.55-Inch (5.54 to 13.97 mm). When pulling EHS (extra-high-strength) galvanized-steel cable, the galvanizing has a tendency to coat the jaws of any grip, causing the cable to slip. Double ”V” contour reduces the possibility of slippage and damage to the cable.  Contact us at Tallman for any questions you may have or for more information.

Available on backorder


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More Product Information


  • Designed for cable sizes from 0.218-Inch to 0.55-Inch (5.54 to 13.97 mm)
  • Double ”V” grooves give four-point contact, reducing the chance of slipping and providing proper alignment of wire and cable
  • For larger conductors, see our grips with round inside-jaw contour
  • Manufactured from drop-forged, heat-treated steel for excellent durability

Klein Documentation

Grip Care & Maintenance download

Applications & Uses download

Grips Guide download

Product Specifications
Weight 6.4 lbs
Shipping Dimensions 15 × 10 × 6 in

Extra-High-Strength Cables, Messenger, Guy Strand

Cable Type:

Aircraft, EHS, Messenger, Guy Strand

Cable Diameter:

0.218'' to 0.55'' (5.54 to 13.97 mm)

Locking Handle:




Jaw Type:

Double V

Jaw Length:

5'' (12.7 cm)

Maximum Safe Load:

8000 lb (3629 kg)


Klein Tools


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