Cable Blocks safely increase cable placement production.

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Corner Cable Blocks come in 45° and 90° radius models that ensure damage-free travel of utility cables and innerducts around corners or bends. Featuring welded steel frames and polyurethane rollers, products accept up to 1 3/8 in. dia cable or innerduct on 23 in. bending radius. Each model has 2 cable retaining rollers that prevent cable or innerduct from slipping off roller assemblies, which provide snag-free gliding motion. Blocks evenly distribute load when pulling around corners.



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New Corner Cable Blocks Safely Increase Cable Placement Production While Maintaining Fiber Optic and Coaxial Cable Integrity



August 2009: Trevose, PA -- General Machine Products Company, Inc. (GMP), Trevose, PA,is pleased to introduce its Corner Cable Block line of specialized cable blocks. GMP's Corner Cable Blocks are constructed with true 45° and 90° radiuses that ensure damage-free travel of utility cables and innerducts around tight corners or bends. They also evenly distribute the load when pulling around corners. Its roller assemblies provide a snag-free gliding motion, making cable and innerduct installation quick and effortless.

GMP's Corner Cable Blocks are engineered to handle most utility cable installations, including, fiber optic cable, coaxial cable and innerduct. They are available in 45° radius and 90° radius models. Each model has two cable retaining rollers that prevent the cable or innerduct from slipping off the rollers. GMP Corner Cable Blocks feature welded and painted steel frames and polyurethane rollers for durability.

GMP Corner Cable Blocks accept up to 1 3/8 in. (2.54 cm) diameter cable or innerduct on a 23 in. (58.42 cm) bending radius. The Corner Cable Blocks conveniently mount on GMP's Ratching Pole Bracket (sold separately). They are constructed to withstand years of rugged use and provide smooth and safe cable travel. The 45° Corner Cable Block model weighs 8 lbs. 14 oz. (4 kg). The 90° Corner Cable Block model weighs 13 lbs. 12 oz. (6.2 kg). All models are made in the USA and backed by the best warranty in the industry.

More information is available online at GMPtools.com/nf/70438.htm, or by contacting Ted Clemens at 215-357-5500; info@GMPtools.com.

About General Machine Products Company
For more than 75 years, General Machine Products Company, Inc., (GMP) is a global provider of a wide range of products for the telecommunications, power utility and cable television industries, and the contractors who serve them. Product applications include the placement of fiber optic, copper conductor, and coaxial cable both aerially and underground.

GMP aerial cable lashing machines, Adams® continuous duty winches and fiber optic cable pullers are accepted as the industry standard. The complete line of GMP's 1,100+ products also includes cable reels and aerial blocks, cable cutters, unique RJ plug pressing tools, fiber optic cable blowing equipment, and other specially-designed tools for the data, telecommunications, and power utility markets.

GMP's facilities include a 100,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Trevose, PA, in suburban Philadelphia, and in Rutland, England (its CBS Products, Ltd. unit). Both facilities are equipped with a full complement of technologically advanced machine tools manned by a well-trained team of craftspeople.

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