Monday, March 25, 2013

Installation of cable with aerial messenger wire to pole

It's a great day when you've finalized what kind of cable you need for your facility, but sometimes that's only half the battle. Over the past few years our customers facilities installations of figure 8 copper and fiber cable always bring up the question of pole mounting hardware, do you know how to do it and do you have it?

The most common piece of hardware to do this is by using a flat keeper plate.

Once your tensioning is complete, all your clamping and deadend hardware is tightened and adjusted to hold your messenger strand in place. Here's a couple of examples of your flat keeper plate at your pole.

Hopefully I've given you some good information to help you with your installation after you've purchased your figure 8 cable and hardware from .

"By Mercy Salinas"