ELTECH  Wire Rope Clips
Methods of Applying Bulldog Grips to Wire Rope

A-1 The bulldog grips should be fitted to wire ropes, as shown in Fig.1 and not shown in Fig.2 The bridge of the grip should invariably be fitted on the working part of the rope, and the U-bolt on the rope tail or dead end of the rope. Grips should not alternate in position on the rope.


Failure to read, understand, and follow these instructions may cause death or serious injury.

# Read and understand these instructions before using clips

# Prepare wire rope end termination only as instructed.

# Do not use with plastic coated wire rope.

# Apply first load to test the assembly. This load should be of equal or greater weight than loads expected in use. next, check and retighten nuts to recommended torque

A-2 It is recommended that the following minimum number of bulldog grips to be fitted at each connection:

Diameter of wire Rope, mm
Up to and including 20
over 20, up to & including 32
Over 32, up to & including 38
For 41
Min.No. Of Gripes
Commercial Bulldog Grips