VARI-GRIP™ Dead-end The unique housing, wedge and rod design of the VARI-GRIP Dead-end is designed to provide a holding .. Product #: Vari-Grip Dead-end

VARI-GRIP™ Dead-end


The unique housing, wedge and rod design of the VARI-GRIP Dead-end is designed to provide a holding strength of 100% of the strand's rated breaking load. The high strength U-Bolt allows for adjusting the guy strand tension without the need for a turnbuckle.

VARI-GRIP Link Plates are available as an easy-to-install anchoring accessory for VARI-GRIP Dead-ends as an alternative to anchor shackles. The assemblies use bolt, nut, and cotter pin setup, offering security of anchor shackles. VARI-GRIP Link Plates can be used in new construction and retrofit applications. PLP's VARI-GRIP Link Plates are designed to hold 100% of the rated breaking strength (RBS) installed.

VARI-GRIP Dead-end

  • Retaining rods are made from a material that is compatible with the guy strand material
    • (e.g., aluminum-clad steel rods for aluminum-clad steel guy strand)
  • Available for strand sizes of 7/16" to 1.78" (20,800 - 295,500 lbs)
  • Take-up U-Bolts in sizes 0" and 18" are available for most strand sizes

VARI-GRIP Link Plates

  • Made of hot-dipped galvanized steel
  • Bolt, nut, and cotter pin for durability and security
  • Rated for 100% of the RBS of the strand installed
  • Works with dual or single anchor plates
  • Comes pre-assembled for ease of installation
  • Can be used with galvanized steel EHS strand and Bridge strand

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VARI-GRIP Link Plates
Catalog Number Max Strength Rating
(lbs.)
Strand Size Conformal Casting U-bolt Size
(in.)
Thru hole Diameter
(in.)
Structural Bolt Diameter
(in.)
VLP-0600 42,400 EHS 7/16"
EHS 1/2"
EHS 9/16"
N/A  5/8-3/4  1  7/8
VLP-0601 80,000 EHS 3/4"
BS 3/4"
EHS 7/8"
BS 13/16"
N/A  1  1-1/2  1-1/4
VLP-0603 108,000  BS 7/8"
EHS 1"
BS 15/16"
N/A  1-1/8  1-1/2  1-3/8
VLP-0605 156,000 BS 1"
BS 1-1/16"
EHS 1-1/8"
BS 1-1/8"
Yes  1-1/2  1-7/8  1-3/4
VLP-0606 192,000 BS 1-3/16"
EHS 1-1/4"
BS 1-1/4"
Yes  1-1/2  2-3/8  2
VLP-0607 252,000 BS 1-5/16"
BS 1-3/8"
BS 1-7/16"
Yes  1-3/4  2-3/8  2-1/4