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Linehand's Choice

Underground Termination Tool

 |  Kate Wade  |  ,

The Cable Hand is an underground termination tool that attaches to a variety of transformers, junction cabinets and switchgear cabinets, holding the primary underground residential distribution cable while the line technician is working on it. The Cable Hand serves as a third hand while terminating wire, allowing lineworkers to easily reach for tools without the inconvenience of dropping and contaminating the wire.

The Cable Hand also attaches to the tailgates of UTVs, pickups, tail shelves of digger derricks, and bucket trucks for terminating risers. It can be adapted to nearly any application and gives the user the ability to work on their termination with both hands, without requiring a second person to hold the wire.

This tool makes the job safer, easier and less frustrating for workers, along with increasing efficiency for their employers. It should pay for itself by decreasing the time that it takes to terminate primary URD cables, as well as adding ergonomic value since the tool will help reduce the number of lost-time accidents.

Please also view the vault tool attachment on our website; the attachment works hand in hand with the Cable Hand tool.