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Jumpers & Load Pi ckup Tool s – 2300
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Page 2309
September 2012
Features & Applications
• Rated for loads as high as 250 amperes
• Fits #6 Copper through 795 kcmil ACSR
• Can be used to pickup loads and carry 250 Amps at 15kV
• Rubber gloves should be worn while installing
• Head has a floating washer to minimize conductor damage as jaws are
• Contacts are spring loaded and can be closed by pulling an insulated
lanyard, putting the operator away from the tool during pickup operations
• Positive contact operation
• Tool cannot be used as a load-break tool as the operator cannot open the
contacts while the tool is on the conductor
• Fiberglass rod, attached to the end of the lanyard, is used to recock the
• Because it must be inserted through head of tool, lineman must remove
tool from conductor before recocking
• Orange-tinted translucent Lexan
housing permits easy visual inspection
• Nylon handguard is used to keep lineman’s hand away from energized area
• By simply removing two screws in handguard, the tool can be disassembled
for inspection and maintenance
• All current carrying parts are copper or copper alloy and contacts are silver
• Recommended 15kV jumper cables for this tool are #2 and 1/0
• Recommended that Load-Pickup Tool be inspected and cleaned after 25
operations or after 90 days
• Clean all plastic parts with a soft cloth, damp with ethyl alcohol only
• Electrical Ratings: Nominal 15kV
3-phase or 8.3kV single phase
circuits; 250 amps continuous
• Main Line Range: #6 Copper
(0.162") minimum through 795
kcmil ACSR (1.108") maximum
Load-Pickup Tool
for 15kV systems
Catalog Number
Load-Pickup Tool
6.4 lb./2.9 kg.
Closing the Contacts
Recocking The Contacts
• Contacts are opened by passing
the recocking rod through head on
tool and pushing plunger to fully
opened position
• Operation cannot be completed
when tool is connected to
For pre-assembled Load-Pickup Tool/Jumper Cable sets, see page 2310.
For Cable and Connector Assemblies see page 2305.