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PDF Content Summary: AUGUST 2011 GUY-LOCK Be sure to read and completely understand this procedure before applying product. Be sure to select the proper PREFORMED product before application. The GUY-LOCK is designed for use on all wood poles and anchoring hardware. GUY-LOCK Catalog Number Description Overall Length Color Code GL-1104 1/4” (6.4 mm) GUY-LOCK 33” (83.8 cm) Yellow GL-1106 5/16” (7.9 mm) GUY-LOCK 35” (88.9 cm) Black GL-1107 3/8” (9.5 mm) GUY-LOCK 42” (106.7 cm) Orange GL-1108 7/16” (11.1 mm) GUY-LOCK 44” (111.8 cm) Green GL-1109 1/2” (12.7 mm) GUY-LOCK 46” (116.8 cm) Blue
Installing the GUY-LOCK for Single Subset Designs Step #1 Begin by cutting your strand to the desired length. Then install the strand either around the pole or through your anchoring hardware. Next, attach your two Chicago® Grips and come-a-long to achieve the desire tension. © 2011 Preformed Line Products Company. All rights reserved. Step #2 Once the desired tension is achieved the GUY-LOCK is ready to install. First, lay the GUY-LOCK over the main down guy (not the tail portion). NOTE: The GUY-LOCK should be installed approximately 6” (15.2 cm) from the pole or hardware. 1 Step #3 Wrap a leg of the GUY-LOCK on the main down guy installing at least 2-3 pitches. PLP TIP - Ensure that the offset location or color code is facing up and in the same plane as the strand. Step #4 Next, gently squeeze the strand together at the color code location. Wrap the second leg on the tail side of the strand, wrapping toward the hardware. 2 Step #5 Install this leg completely until the rod ends are completely snapped in. Step #6 Next, remove the come-a-long and Chicago grips from the strand. Finish installing the first leg of the GUY-LOCK. Ensure that the rod ends are completely snapped in. Step #7 To complete the installation, cut the excess strand at the desired location and secure the tail to the main down guy.
Installing the GUY-LOCK for Double Subset Designs Step #1 Once the desired tension is achieved, install the first subset on the main down guy and wrap at least 2-3 pitches. NOTE: Install approximately 6” (15.2 cm) from hardware location. Step #2 Next, install the second GUY-LOCK above the first and wrap at least 2-3 pitches. Step #3 Squeeze the strand together at the cross over mark and wrap the leg of the GUY-LOCK that is on top first. Wrap this leg completely until the rod ends are snapped in. Step #4 Then wrap the second GUY-LOCK leg. NOTE: Spreading the strand loop open at the cross over location will ease the installation of the first pitch on the second GUY-LOCK subset. Step #5 Finish wrapping the second GUY-LOCK subset until the rod ends are completely installed.
Step #6 Remove the come-a-long and the Chicago grips from the strand. Finish installing both legs of the GUY-LOCK. Ensure that all rod ends are completely snapped in place. safety considerations Step #7 To complete the installation, cut the excess strand at the desired location and secure tail to the main down guy.
This application procedure is not intended to supersede any company construction or safety standards. This procedure is offered only to illustrate safe application for the individual. Failure to follow these procedures may result in personal injury or death. This product may be removed and reinstalled during the intitial installation if it is in good condition. After extended service life, it is recommended the product not be reused once removed from service. Do not modify this product under any circumstances. This product is intended for use by trained technicians only. This product should not be used by anyone who is not familiar with, and not trained to use it. When working in the area of energized lines, extra care should be taken to prevent accidental electrical contact. For proper performance and personal safety, be sure to select the proper size PREFORMED product before application. Preformed products are precision devices. To insure proper performance, they should be stored in cartons under cover and handled carefully. P.O. Box 91129, Cleveland, Ohio 44101 • 440.461.5200 • preformed.com • e-mail: email@example.com SP3119 4
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