Cable Safe, CS 10 Tonnes for Electrical Cables and Synthetic Rope
In addition to the TIMH range, the CableSafe is the continued evolution of Straightpoint’s running line tensiometers. When used in the field, it will allow the user to monitor tension with exceedingly high levels of accuracy, which ensures rope/cables do not become overstretched or break.
When using a capstan winch to unwind electrical cable from a reel/spool, you will be able to integrate the CableSafe within this set-up to ensure that it is being pulled at a safe tension level. This helps the line maintain its transmissions capability, prevent it becoming a fire hazard risk, and it also stops the need of furthering work in order to remove and replace it. The contractor is gifted with decreased liability, dramatically increasing peace of mind. Using CableSafe on cable pulls reduces liabilities on cable installations, making it ideal for the following applications.
- Measure tension when pulling electrical cables – protect against fractures or elongation
- Measuring tension on synthetic rope when erecting delicate structures using gin poles and capstan winch
Another example of best use is during the installation of cell phone towers or similar delicate structures. The product helps ensure structure-to-ground ropes which are connected to a gin pole and pully system. Do not exceed maximum tension whilst lifting sections of the tower to the top because there can be the possibility of the rope becoming snagged, causing greater tension to be loaded upon the system. With heavy materials being lifted to great heights; this would create a major safety hazard leading to a catastrophic failure, endangering lives. Avoid the unknown through accurate monitoring, especially when risks are high.
The five-wheel design and gravity catches, with top sheave pins, allows for fast and simple rope attachment set-up. The accuracy is further improved over three-wheel alternatives.
When used with a cable/rope pulling device, you can remotely monitor the tension on the line using your smart handheld device via a Bluetooth connection*. With the operator locating themselves up to 100m or 328ft away from the Cable Safe, it will allow them to survey job progress at a safe distance.
*The ‘HHP’ app is available to download for free (Android/iOS) and is compatible with all SP Bluetooth Products.
|Wire rope Ø mm||4-19mm|
|Battery Type||Wireless version 4x AA alkaline batteries|
|Operating Temp||-10 to +50 °C|
|14 to 122 °F|
|Accuracy||±2% full scale|
|Max Speed||20m per minute|
|65 feet per minute|