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Amertongs
Amertongs

The Chance Amertong can be adjusted at the collar to fit an ammeter. Plastic coated castings protect the finish on the meters and make a good secure gripping surface with easy handles and fiberglass operating rod provide maximum insulation.

Catalog No.

Description

Pole Dia. and Overall Length

Weight

Hl9686

Amertong

1-1/4” x 6'3"

4 lb./l.8 kg.

Hl9688

Amertong

1-1/4” x 8'3"

4-1/2 lb./2.0 kg.

Hl9786

Hinged Amertong

1-1/4” x 6'3"

5 lb./2.3 kg.

Hl9788

Hinged Amertong

1-1/4” x 8'3"

5-1/2 lb./2.5 kg.

Trigger at end of operating rod controls roller to open and close ammeter jaws.

Plastic Head for Universal Tools
Plastic Head for Universal Tools

Sized to retrofit over 1-1/4"-diameter Chance Epoxiglas® hot line tools, plastic head is available in kit form for shop installation. It is intended for users concerned about hotsticks with metal ferrules that could draw an arc or effect a short circuit in close-clearance worksites. The kit includes a black plastic (glass-filled nylon)ferrule with splines to accept Chance Universal Tool Accessories, a thumbscrew to hold the accessory in use, two drive screws and an instruction tag. Simple procedure requires attaching ferrule to pole with Epoxiglas Bond Kit R1917, drilling through holes and installing the drive screws.

Catalog No.

Description

Weight

C403l996

Plastic Universal Head Kit: Ferrule, Thumbscrew, 2 Drive Screws, Instructions

5 oz./.l4 kg.

Heavy Duty End Cap
Heavy Duty End Cap

Tough enough to withstand rough working conditions, the heavy-duty cap quickly fits on any 1-l/4"-diameter pole with Chance Epoxy Bond Kit, Catalog No. R1917.
Molded nubs on exterior, ball shape and thick walls cushion the repeated impacts of normal use. Black ethylene vinyl acetate material provides optimum resistance to abrasion and cuts.

Catalog No. Description
P4032312P Heavy Duty End Cap for 1-1/4" Epoxiglas Pole

Threaded Hex Fitting & Universal Poles
Threaded Hex Fitting & Universal Poles

Insulating black plastic ferrule accepts the threaded-stud fitting unique to Safety Line brand inter­changeable-tool accessories. Made from the same glass-filled nylon materials as Chance universal-tool ferrules, it extends insulation to the end of the tool handle. The ferrule may be ordered either separate for retrofit on customer poles or factory-installed on 1-1/4” diameter Epoxi­glas® poles.

Catalog No.

Description

Weight

P4032252P

Plastic Hex Ferrule only

6 oz./0.l7 kg.

Both Ends: Plastic Hex Ferrules Installed

C400l585

6-foot length

2-1/4.lb./l kg.

C400l586

8-foot length

3 lb./l.4 kg.

C400l587

10-foot length

3-3/4 lb./1.7 kg.

Opposite Ends: Plastic Hex and Chance Universal* Ferrules

Catalog No.

Description

Weight

C400l582

6-foot length

2-1/4.lb./l kg.

C400l583

8-foot length

3 lb./l.4 kg.

C400l584

10-foot length

3-3/4 lb./1.7 kg.

*Thumbscrew included with Chance universal fittmg.

Universal Poles
Universal Poles

Interlock with Universal Tools
Designed for use as a hot stick handle for Universal Tools, Chance Universal Poles are made of Epoxiglas® and light­weight aluminum castings.
The Universal Tools shown in these tables fit under the thumbscrew of the spline on the Universal Pole. For job versatility, the splines allow angling the tool up to 900 depending upon the individual tool design. Universal Adapter M445584 shown below may be added between the pole and tool to gain any angle desired.
Storm Tool for Bad Weather
The Storm Tool, a Universal Pole with special rubber insulator skirts, is designed for emergency use. It provides extra leakage distance and disrupts water paths. Skirts break up water streams that would otherwise run down pole.
For SAFETYSHIELD™ Hot Stick Barrier to fit tools in this table, see below.
Universal Fittings for Spliced Poles
Universal fittings are threaded for use on Epoxiglas poles with Rigid Splices.

Catalog No.

Description

Pole Dia.

Length Overall

Weight

H1760

Pole with one universal head

1-1/4"

8'2"

3 lb./.4 kg.

H17601

Pole with one universal head

1-1/4"

6'1"

1-3/4 lb./.8 kg.

H17602

Rigid spliced pole with one universal head

1-1/4"

4'1" +4'

5 lb./2.3 kg.

H17603

Pole with two universal heads

1-1/4"

6'3"

2-1/2 lb./1.1 kg.

H17604

Pole with two universal heads

1-1/4"

8'3"

3-3/4 lb./1.7 kg.

H17606

Rigid spliced pole with two universal heads

1-1/4"

4'1" + 4'1"

5-3/4 lb./2.6 kg.

H176010

Pole with two universal heads

1-1/4"

10'3"

4 lb./1.8 kg.

H176012

Pole with two universal heads

1-1/4"

12'3"

4-1/2 lb./2.0 kg.

H176014

Pole with two universal heads

1-1/4"

14'3"

5 lb./2.3 kg.

H1761

Spline universal storm tool with two skirts

1-1/4"

8'2"

3-1/4 lb./1.5 kg.

Hl770

Hinged pole with one universal head

1-1/4"

8'2"

4-1/2 lb./2.0 kg.

H17908

Pole with two universal head, pole hanger

1-1/2"

8'3"

6 lb./2.7 kg.

H179010

Pole with two universal heads

1-1/2"

10'3"

6 lb./2.7 kg.

H179012

Pole with two universal heads

1-1/2"

12'3"

8 lb./3.6 kg.

H179014

Pole with two universal heads

1-1/2"

14'3"

10 lb./4.5 kg.

H4455

Universal head only

1-1/2"

-

9 oz./.2 kg.

H4455A

Universal head only

1-1/2"

-

14 oz./.4 kg.

P4030467P

Replacement Thumbscrew

-

-

-

Crossarm Tool Hanger
Crossarm Tool Hanger

The Chance Crossarm Tool Hanger is adjustable to crossarms ranging in width from 3-1/4 to 4-1/2 inches (depth of the crossarm does not matter). The Crossarm Tool Hanger is made of strong, lightweight aluminum alloy and has cadmium-plated steel hardware.

Catalog No.

Description

Weight

M1860

Crossarm Tool Hanger

2 lb./.9 kg.

Universal Tool Kits

One Number for Complete Set
With over 75 individual Universal Tools to select for various maintenance jobs, these kits are a convenient way of ordering, with one single catalog number shipped in a single carton, the tools that are most frequently used by hot stick crews and were selected by the Chance Hot Line Tool Demonstrators Although all Universal Tools shown on the following pages are still available as individual part numbers, ordering one or more ofthe following kits will cover most tool requirements.

Universal Tool Kit C4031112

Universal Tool Kit for Clevis Type Insulators
This 10-piece list contains the Universal Tools normally used to handle cotter keys, bolts and insulator hardware for insulator control on Clevis-tongue type suspension or deadend insulator strings.

C4031112 Kit consists of

Part No.

Description

M44552

Pin Holder

M445512

Cotter Key Remover

M445515

Locating Pin

M445518

Cotter Key Installing Tool

M445538

Clear Vision Mirror

M445539

Shepherd Hook

M445567

Insulator Fork

M445582

Cotter Key Tool

M445584

Universal Adapter

C4030177

All Angle Pliers

Universal Tool Kit C4031113

Universal Tool Kit for Ball Socket Insulators
This 7-piece list contains those Universal Tools required to handle cotter keys, bolts and hardware on ball and socket type suspension or deadend insulator.

C4031113 Kit consists of

Part No.

Description

M445512

Cotter Key Remover

M445519

Cotter Key Pusher

M445522

Ball Socket Adjuster

M445538

Clear Vision Mirror

M445567

Insulator Fork

M445596

Ball Socket Cotter Key Remover

C4030177

All Angle Pliers

Tool trailers are usually equipped for maximum efficiency for a variety of hot stick jobs. This 21-piece list contains the Universal Tools most frequently furnished with Chance Tool Trailers.

C403-1114 Kit consists of

Part No.

Description

M44552

Pin Holder

M44555

Cutout Tool

M44556

Ratchet Wrench

M445512

Cotter Key Remover

M445515

Locating Pin

M445522

Ball Socket Adjuster

M445528

Screw Driver

M445538

Clear Vision Mirror

M445539

Shepherd Hook

M445546

Wrench Head

M445567

Insulator Fork

M445579

Spiral Disconnect

M445582

Cotter Key Tool

M445584

Universal Adapter (2 Furnished)

M445596

Ball Socket Cotter Key Remover

M4455102

Clevis Pin Installer

M4455103

Cotter Key Tool

C4030011

Knocker

C4030126

Ball Socket Adjuster

C4030177

All Angle Pliers

Universal Tool Accessories Catalog Page 2120
Pin Holder Snapout Cotter Key Remover

Pin Holder
For replacing pins and bolts. The bolt head fits into a slot and is held tight by spring action. Will take bolts or pins up to 5/8" diameter. Fits EEI and NEMA insulators.
Part No. M44552: 10 oz.

Snapout Cotter Key Remover
Hammer-like action makes it extremely useful in pulling out stuck cotter keys. Release of the compression spring by a quick jerk of the pole deals the cotter key a hammer blow without disengaging the eye.
Part No. M445512: 8 oz.

Cutout Tool Snapout Disconnect

Cutout Tool
While this tool was designed for removing and replacing the doors of enclosed cutouts, its finger-like grasp makes it useful on many other jobs where a sure grip is required. Jaws open to accommodate an object 3-3/4 inches wide. All parts that contact porcelain are plastisol covered.
Part No. M44555: 1-3/4 lb.

Snapout Disconnect
The Chance Snapout Disconnect imparts a hammer blow to the pulling ring of a cutout door or disconnect switch. Release of the compression spring by a downward jerk of pole gives momentum to the blow, permitting operation in a confined area. The amount of additional momentum depends upon the abruptness of the pull.
Part No. M445513: 8 oz.

Ratchet Wrench Locating Pin

Ratchet Wrench 1/2-inch-square drive
This Ratchet Wrench is used for tightening bolts in substation equipment, hardware bolts on transmission and distribution lines, etc.
Part No. M44556: 1-3/4 lb.

Locating Pin
Used as a drift pin in aligning bolt holes as an aid in bolt and pin insertions. It is recommended for making hardware connections on tower transmission lines and line deadends where aligning or hard­ware fitting is difficult.
Part No. M445515: 10 oz.

Disconnect Folding Rule

Disconnect
Used for opening and closing switches, opening enclosed cutouts, etc.
Aluminum:
Part No. M44559: 2 oz.
Bronze:
Part No. C4001418: 6 oz.

Folding Rule Adaptable to many uses. It is particularly suited for obtaining measurements near live conductors in congested areas.
Part No. M445516: 8-1/2 oz.

Chuck Blank Fixed Pront Tie Stick Head

Chuck Blank (5/8" opening)
Screw drivers, hack saws, and other tools may be inserted in this device and secured by soldering. For wing­nut tightened Chuck Blank order No. M4455-37.
Part No. M445510: 4-1/2 oz.

Fixed Prong Tie Stick Head
Often preferred for manipulating tie wires which have looped ends. Useful in close quarters where loose ends of tie wire must be rolled up to prevent contact with crossarm or hardware while untying.
Part No. M445517: 1 lb.

Universal Tool Accessories Catalog Page 2121
Cotter Key Installing Tool Pruning Saw

Cotter Key Installing Tool
Used for replacing cotter keys in insulator fittings or in fit­tings which are out of reach of linemen or near energized lines. Spring gripping jaw traps cotter key on tool, making installation easy.
Part No. M445518: 3 oz.

Pruning Saw
These saws can be used with Chance Pistol-Grip Handle. Tree Trimmers, Universal or Telescoping Tools.
Saw C4032213 has black Teflon® coating on fine-toothed blade for smooth, non-stick action.
C4032213: 8 oz.

Cotter Key Pusher Screwdriver

Cotter Key Pusher
For ball and socket insulator coupling. Straight end of the tool enters the socket opening to force cotter key out. Curved end forces cotter key back into position.
Part No. M445519: 9 oz.

Screw Driver
Ideal for a number of odd jobs where an insulated handle is needed.
Part No. M445528: 3-1/2 oz.

Ball Socket Adjuster Universal Cutout Tool

Ball Socket Adjuster
Useful in controlling the adapter between clevis clamps and ball and socket insulator pins.
Part No. M445522: 9 oz.

Universal Cutout Tool 4-in-1 tool for 100 amp fuse holders and Chance Electronic Sectional­izer. Works on major brands of cutouts (ABB, Chance, S&C) for easy lift out, placement, *opening and closing operations. Holds fuse holder in inverted position, more secure method than a disconnect prong. Lightest weight of its kind (other designs weigh nearly twice as much).
PSC4033484: 4 oz.
*When opening a cutout, follow all work rules and OSHA regulations. Not for use with loadbreak cutouts.

Hacksaw Clamp Stick Head

Hack Saw
Excellent for use at various angles where a hack saw is needed near energized conductors, comes with 10 blades.
Part No. M445523: 1 lb.  12 oz.
P4030369P: Blade only

Clamp Stick Head
A Universal Clamp Stick Head for use with Eye Screw Grounding Clamps. The 6" head is for long eye screw grounding clamps.
Part No. M445529B (6"): 1-1/4 lb.

Paint Brush Link Stick Head

Paint Brush
A three-inch brush, with bris­tles set in rubber, for painting around live apparatus. Useful for applying conductor paint on insulator heads.
Part No. M445525: 9 oz.

Link Stick Head
Use with light conductors. The clamp will hook into a cum-a-Iong ring. Jaw openings range from .750 to .22. Jaws have rounded edges to prevent scarring conductors. The hook is made of heat-treated alumi­num alloy. Screw is Everdur.
Part No. M445536: 1 lb.

Chuck Blank

Chuck Blank (5/8" opening) The Chuck Blank can be used for a variety of applications, such as inserting screw drivers, saws, etc. The wing nut tightens the installed tool.
Part No. M445537: 5 oz.

Universal Tool Accessories Catalog Page 2122
Mirror Conductor Cleaning Brush

Clear Vision Mirror
Angle adjustment enables the operator to inspect insulators, switch bases, and other equipment which is difficult to see without coming in contact with energized conductors.
Part No. M445538: 14 oz.

Conductor Cleaning Brush
V-position of brushes gives 2-sided cleaning action. As brushes wear, they can be rotated, by loosening the anchor screws, so that unused bristles will come in contact with conductor.
Part No. M445563: 11 oz.
Part No. M1889 With Hand Grip: 16 oz.
Part No. M1899 Box of 10 Replacement Brushes: 5 lb.

Shepherd Hook Storm Tool

Shepherd Hook
The self-aligning shep­herd hook is designed for pulling and lifting insulator strings. Swivel action permits it to rotate and maintain its alignment with the insulator at all times. Heat treated aluminum alloy.
Part No. M445539: 14 oz.

Storm Tool
A universal pole extension with rubber insulator skirts. Splined fitting at top of tool receives other universal tools. Overall length 19-1/2".
Part No. H445564: 1-1/4 lb.

Fixed Blade Tie Stick Head Saw Handle

Fixed Blade Tie Stick Head
For manipulating tie wires with or without looped ends. The sharp V­notched blade gets into tight places to pry tie wires loose. The head is set at 60° angle from the pole when attached, for ease in operation.
Part No. M445540: 8 oz.

Pistol Grip Saw Handle
Developed for use with a pruning saw when limbs are convenient and insulation is not needed. Aluminum alloy.
Part No. M445566: 8 oz.

Flexible Wrench Head Adjustable Insulator Forks

Flexible Wrench Head 1/2-inch-square drive Made to fit standard wrench sockets. Flexibility permits use at various angles.
Part No. M445546: 1 lb.

Adjustable Insulator Forks
Designed to grasp 9" and 10" disk insulators used in dead­end construction,will raise most pin type insulators up to 15 lb. Fiber jaws open and close by rotating screw.
Part No. M445567
Jaws adjust from 3" to 4-1/4" across inside center of fork: 1 lb. 11 oz
No.T4031101
For polymer insulators, jaws adjust from 2-1/4" to 3-1/2": 1 lb. 6 oz

Skinning Knife Rotary Prong Ties Stick Head

Skinning Knife
For cutting or scraping insulation, cleaning conductors, etc., prior to making splices. Its use with a universal pole permits work near energized lines with safety.
Part No. M445550: 7-1/2 oz.

Rotary Prong Tie Stick Head
For placing insulator ties with looped ends. Head treated alumi­num alloy body. Prong swivels freely, permitting a full turn on the tie wire wi thou t releasing contact. This minimizes the possibility of kinking or burning the wires.
Part No. M445569: 6 oz.

Universal Tool Accessories Catalog Page 2123
Rotary Blade Tie Stick Head Spiral Disconnect

Rotary Blade Tie Stick Head
For manipulating tie wires with or without looped ends. The heat treated aluminum alloy body design permits a swivel action. Wire is wrapped or unwrapped without turning universal pole. A V-notched carbon steel blade grasps tie wire securely.
Part No. M445570: 6 oz.

Spiral
Disconnect Extremely effective in opening switches and removing and installing cutout doors on porcelain enclosed type cutouts. Also called "Pigtail" Disconnect.
Part No. M445579: 6-1/2 oz.

Pointed Disconnect Tree & Rope Hook

Pointed Disconnect
A pointed disconnect head for use on certain types of disconnect switches. Made of aluminum alloy.
Part No. M445571: 3 oz.

Tree & Rope Hook
The Universal Tree and Rope Hook is made of aluminum alloy and is attached to a universal pole to push tree limbs out of the way of hot-stick work and to clear rope ifit becomes tangled.
Part No. M445580: 1 lb.

Conductor Gauge All Purpose Cotter Key Tool

Conductor Gauge
This aluminum gauge is small, compact, and light. It is used to make a quick, accurate check on the gauge of ACSR, solid or stranded copper conductors.
Range: #4 Cu. through 4/0 ACSR.
Part No. M445572: 3 oz.

All-Purpose Cotter Key Tool
For pulling and replacing hump-type cotter keys. Particularly suitable for use on clevis pins and ball socket insulators. Easy guiding of cotter key provided by contoured slot and raised eye pin.
Part No. M445582: 5 oz.

Fuse Puller Universal Adapter

Fuse Puller
The Chance Fuse Puller may be preset to any position desired and locked there by tightening the wing nut. A spring assembly also permits the tool to be preset without locking, so that it will align with the fuse during the pulling operation. The Fuse Puller is opened and closed by turning the pole. Its jaws are plastisol covered.
Part No. M445577: (1/2” to 1-1/2” Fuse):  1-7/8 lb.
Part No. M445578: (1-1/2” to 2-1/2” Fuse):  2-1/2 lb.

Universal Adapter When this adapter is mounted on a universal stick, and any universal stick, and any uni­versal tool is mounted on the adapter, the tool can be set at almost any angle to the stick. Useful for working in close places.
Part No. M445584: 5 oz.

Hammer

Hammer
Used for many operations around energized conduc­tors such as moving con­ductors such as moving suspension clamps and other pieces of hardware requiring a forceful blow.
Part No. M445585: 1 lb.

Universal Tool Accessories Catalog Page 2124
Ball Socket Adapter Conductor Cleaning Brush

Ball Socket Adjuster
Used on heavy socket clevises ... particularly where alumi­num suspension and deadend clamps are attached to ball and socket insulators.
Part No. M445587: 10 oz.

Conductor Cleaning Brush
Semi-tubular shape allows linemen to clean 6" of entire circumference of conductor with two stick position.
Part No. M445592: 1-1/4” Dia. Tube with Universal Fitting: 13 oz.
Part No. C4030320: 1-1/4” Dia. Tube with clip: 6 oz.
Part No. M445593: 1-1/4” Dia. Tube only: 5 oz.

Bolt Head Wrench Cotter Key Puller

Bolt Head Wrench
Used on heads of 3/4" and 5/8" dia. bolts to keep bolt from turning as nut is being tightened. Extremely useful on rural ridge pin type construction - outer edges of wrench are tapered so that they can be wedged between flanges on channel and bolt head to keep bolt from turning.
Part No. M445588: 1 lb. 2 oz.

Cotter Key Puller
This Cotter Key Puller is used to partially withdraw a ball-socket cotter key so that the insulator can be removed from another insulator hanger. This puller with its thin prong is preferred for prying out standard keys deeply set on long insulator strings.
Part No. M445596: 12 oz.

Ratchet Wrench Tool for "W" Keys

Ratchet Wrench
This Ratchet Wrench is for tightening square nuts on 5/8" pole line hardware, regardless of the length of the bolt running beyond it. The long socket permits wrench handles to swing past crossarm when tightening top ridge pin nut.
Part No. M445589: 2-1/2 lb.

Tool for "W" Keys
This tool is used for handling the "W" shaped keys used in suspension insulators which are popular in western Europe and Japan.
Part No. M445597: 14 oz.

Aerosol Can Holder Clevis Pin Installer

Aerosol Can Holder By pulling the rope on this tool, a prong reaches out to depress the nozzle of an aerosol can to apply G.E. Insuljel to insulators or insecticides to bee and wasp nests on poles and crossarms. Also useful for applying paint, lubricant, etc., in hard-to-reach places.
C4032270: 12 oz.

Clevis Pin Installer
This tool has particular application on EHV hardware and insulators where the pin must be placed in semi-recessed areas. The three finger device is spring-loaded with cadmium-plated music wire for positive grip.
Part No. M4455102: 1 lb.

Universal Tool Accessories Catalog Page 2125
Cotter Key Holder Cotter Key Tool Cotter Key Tool C4030006 Knocker

Cotter Key Holder
Used to install cotter keys in to semi­recessed hardware such as found EHV, this tool will hold the keys of the position for proper insertion into clevis pins. The tool will hold the key firmly, yet readily release once engagement is made
Part No. M4455103: 1 lb.

Cotter Key Tool
Used for ball and socket insulator couplings, this tool is used to push the cotter key into position where great force is required.
Part No. C4030005: 1-1/4 lb.

Cotter Key Tool
The Cotter Key Tool is a companion tool to Part No. C4030005, both designed for ball and socket type insulator couplings. C4030005 enters the socket opening to force the cotter key out while C4030006, shown here, forces the key back into position. Effectiveness of both tools is enhanced with the use ofthe Universal Knocker.
Part No. C4030006: 1-1/4 lb.

Knocker
Designed to knock out and pull the cotter keys on fog-type insulators, the Knocker Tool is spring assisted for greater impact in restricted space and under adverse working condi­tions. The Knocker has a standard universal fitting one end and a Universal fitting one end and a Uni­versal fitting with wingnut on the other end to receive various Cotter Key Tools at top of this page.
Part No. C4030011: 10 oz.

Ball Socket Adjuster Plastic Insulator Tool All Angle Pliers

Ball Socket Adjuster
Similar to the M445587 Chance Ball socketAdjuster, this Adjuster is designed to handle socket adapters up to 2-3/4 inches wide.
Part No. C4030126: 14 oz.

Plastic Insulator Tool Plastic coating ofthe Chance Ball and Socket Adjuster prevents damage to Epoxilator distribution deadend insulators during lifting or rotating of the insulator. Arms of the tool are designed to fit between the skirts of the insulator.
Part No. C4030175: 12 oz.

All-Angle Pliers
Designed to grasp from any angle, and tighten by clockwise rotation of the Universal Tool handle. Thejaws are held firmly in position with a wing-nut. Used as a holding device for retaining bolt heads and loose hardware, adjusting arcing horns, replacing cotter keys, etc.
Part No. C4030177: 1-1/2 lb.

Hot Rodder Tool

Hot Rodder Tool
Ideal for applying line ties and other formed wire products on energized lines. The smaller unit (C4031071) is particularly adaptable to SuperTop-Ties®. The loop type work end permits rotational control which is difficult with conventional tying tools.

Part No.

Dim. A.

Dim. B.

Weight

C4031071

17/32"

1-3/4"

12 oz.

C4030834

11/16"

3"

13 oz.

Tie Wire Claw
Tie Wire Claw   Tie Wire Claw, Handle Mounted

Hand-like hot line tool easily and neatly applies tie wires, both factory-formed and field-formed. Claw controls wire with grip equal to pliers, permits securely wrapping tight coils onto conductors. Available either with splined fitting for use on Universal tools or with ferrule fitting mounted on insulated Epoxi­glas® handles.

ORDERING INFORMATION

Tool Head only

Catalog No.

Description

Weight

C4031416

Tie Wire Claw/Universal Fitting

½ lb./.2 kg

Epoxiglas Handle with Tool

Catalog No.

Description

Weight

C4031764

6' x 1-1/4” Handle/Tie Wire Claw

3 lb./1.35 kg.

C4031765

8' x 1-1/4” Handle/Tie Wire Claw

4-1/2 lb./2 kg.

Utility Head
Utility Head   Handle Mounted Utility Head

Gator-look shape makes Utility Head popular for many hot line jobs: Placing and removing blocks, slings, circuit breakers, line hooks and strain breakers. Available either as a Universal tool accessory with splined fitting or ferrule style mounted on insulated Epoxiglas handles.

ORDERING INFORMATION

Tool Head only

Catalog No.

Description

Weight

C4031417

Utility Head/Universal Fitting

½ lb./.2 kg

Epoxiglas Handle with Tool

Catalog No.

Description

Weight

C4031766

6' x 1-1/4” HandlelUtility Head

3 lb./1.35 kg.

C4031767

8' x 1-1/4” HandlelUtility Head

4-1/2 lb./2 kg.

Hot Line Applicator Tools for Rubber Line Hose & Blankets
Applicator Tools for Rubber Line Hose

Designed to grasp the extended lip on Class 4 rubber line hose, these tools also permit placement and removal of rubber cover-up blankets with insulated hotsticks. Select from two styles, three lengths. Available in two styles to fit either clampsticks or universal hotsticks, each style comes in three wood blade lengths.

Beveled top corner on each blade end helps insert tool between hose lips. Notice that blades fit in flat area debossed full length on outside of one hose lip.

Clampstick Tool   Beveled Blade

Clampstick tool features an eyescrew similar to grounding and tap clamps.

Catalog No.

Description

Weight

C4032505

Clampstick Tool 6"

1.7 lb./0.8 kg.

C4032506

Clampstick Tool 24"

2.5 lb./1.1 kg.

C4032507

Clampstick Tool 36"

3.0 lb./l.4 kg.

Universal Tool Mount

Universal tool mounts by its fitting for thumbscrew. Adjustable hinge feature can be set at various working angles simply by unscrewing the prong, meshing the pivot cogs and tightening the prong again.

Catalog No.

Description

Weight

C4032525

Universal Tool 6"

1.7 lb./0.8 kg.

C4032526

Universal Tool 24"

2.5 lb./1.1 kg.

C4032527

Universal Tool 36"

3.0 lb./l.4 kg.

Fuse Grappler Tool
Fuse Grappler Tool

By design, this tool helps remove and install power fuses and barriers in padmounted switchgear. It specifically fits power fuses made by S&C Electric Company with the designations SM-4Z, SM-20, SML-4Z and SML-20.
It is made to be attached to an insulated universal tool. The tool is an aluminum casting with a plastisol coating on the hooks to help avoid scuffing whatever it contacts.

Catalog No.

Description

Weight

C4033284

Fuse Grappler Tool

1/2 lb. / 0.23 kg.

Safetyshield Hot Stick Barrier
Hot Stick Barrier

In less than a minute, the patented* SAFETYSHIELDTh' Hot Stick Barrier can be mounted on a 11f4" or 1112"­diameter live line tool. That's all it takes to add up to a 24"-diameter protective screen between a lineman and a potential electrical hazard.
Used by major electric utilities, co-operatives, contractors and industrical customers in the U.S. and abroad, it fits on clampsticks, hooksticks, and elbow-puller tools. SAFETYSHIELD™ Hot Stick Barrier should be mounted on the hot stick nearest the point where an electrical arc flashback may occur. It is made of two flame-retardant transparent polycarbonate protective shields affixed with a nylon fastener to a nylon 33% glass-filled clamp.
Tested per ASTM Standard F2522-05: Test Method for Determining the Protective Performance of a Shield Attached on Live Line Tools or on Racking Rods for Electrical Arc.

Three standard diameters:

  • 16" (406.4 mm) 1 lb. 6 oz. /0.62 kg. Cat. # PSC4170627
  • 21" (533.4 mm) 2 lb. 6 oz./1.08 kg. Cat. # PSC4170628
  • 24" (609 mm) 2 lb. 14 oz./1.3 kg. Cat. # PSC4170629
*U.S. Patent 5,666,253 Foreign Patents Pending

Safetyshield Hot Stick Barrier for Ratchet Wire Cutters
Hot Stick Barier for Wire Cutters

In less than a minute, the patented* SAFETYSHIELD™ Hot Stick Barrier can be mounted on a 1-1/2"-diameter Chance® Ratchet Wire Cuttert handle. That's all it takes to add a 16"-diameter protective screen between a lineman and a potential electrical hazard.
Used by major electric utilities, co-operatives, contractors and industrial customers in the U. S. and abroad, this barrier style fits strictly on the Ratchet Wire Cutters listed tbelow. SAFETYSHIELD™ Hot Stick Barrier should be mounted on the hot stick nearest the point where an electrical arc flashback may occur. It is made of two flame-retardant transparent polycarbonate protective shields affixed with a nylon fastener to a nylon 33% glass-filled clamp.

Tested per ASTM Standard F2522-05: Test Method for Determining the Protective Performance of a Shield Attached on Live Line Tools or on Racking Rods for Electrical Arc.

SAFETYSHIELD™ Hot Stick Barrier for Ratchet Wire Cutters

Catalog No.

Diameter

Weight

PSC4170630

16" (406.4 mm)

1 lb. 6 oz. /0.62 kg.

See Catalog Section 2150 for these Ratchet Wire Cutters: Catalog No. C4031381, C4031382, C4031383 & C4031384.

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