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hangersystemsProduct Guide

hanger systemsSheffield Headquarters (UK)Manufacturing Plant (UK)Gripple Europe Office (France)Gripple Limited has grown rapidly since it launched its original product in 1988. It has sold more than230 million products to 75 countries worldwide, and now has premises in the UK, Europe and the USA.It is an award winning company that continues to grow onthe strength of its focus on innovation. The commitment todeveloping new products by its ‘Ideas & Innovation’ teamhas made Gripple a market leader.Achieving high standards is paramount to Gripple, and withthe entire range produced at its own manufacturing plant,quality control is guaranteed. This, combined with its strongglobal sales network and the assurance of millions ofcustomers worldwide, means Gripple is well placed to meetyour needs.While its fencing and trellising products lead the agriculturaland viticultural sectors, its pioneering invention of theGripple Hanger system has also changed the face of theconstruction industry.The unique Gripple Hanger has revolutionised installationtechniques which can be installed both quickly and easily.The product is used for suspending or bracing: mechanical & electrical services (M&E) heating, ventilation and air-conditioning services (HVAC) panels for cold rooms seismic bracing other suspended servicesGripple Hangers are used on major projects worldwidecovering industrial buildings, distribution centres, schools,hospitals, warehouses and retail stores. In fact they canbe found in some of the most prestigious projects aroundthe world.With its solution driven products, supported by its productknowledge and customer service, Gripple is well placed tocontinue leading the way in the agricultural, viticultural andconstruction markets.

ContentsThe Gripple Fastener2End Fixings summary3ApplicationsEnd Fixingproduct detailsAccessories4-56-1718-25How to choose the rightsize and model26Manufacturer recommendations27Specials/tailor-made solutions27Certified fire safe solutions28Instore display merchandisers28Benefits of Gripple –Savings in time and money The whole essence of using Gripple to suspend fixed loadsis to save you time and money. Gripple is a natural replacementfor threaded rod or chain for a number of reasons: Fast to install (as much as 6 times) Versatile Simple to use Strong but lightweight Safe and aesthetically pleasing to the eye Ready to use kits with appropriate wire end fixings1

No.1No.2SerratedteethEnd capLockingwedgeNo.3Setting key(entry hole)Wire rope(entry hole)No.4Zinc housingStainless springstype 302 S26No.5Setting key locationThe Gripple FastenerThe principal element of all Gripple Hangerassemblies is the ‘Gripple’ fastener, forsecuring the wire rope and adjusting theheight of the service.Available in 5 hanger sizes ready to use kits with a choice of 8 wire end fixings available in lengths 1m to 10m as standard – other lengths on request stainless hangers available in loop and stud end fixings onlyGripple Hangers: Standard Product RangeSizeWeight RangeSWL (safe working load)N 10 - 10 kg10 kgN 210 - 45 kg45 kgN 345 - 90 kg90 kgN 490 - 225 kg225 kgN 5225 - 325 kg325 kgGripple Hangers: Stainless Product Range2SizeWeight RangeSWL (safe working load)N 20 - 45 kg45 kgN 345 - 90 kg90 kg

End FixingssummaryLoop (a)(page 7)For looping around purlins, beams, rooftrusses and other accessible buildingfeatures. Available in sizes No.1-No.5(a)Stud (b)(page 8)(b)For anchoring into concrete ceilings, metaldecking and pressed metal brackets (with nuts).Supplied with drop in anchors or nuts asrequired. Available in M6 x 20mm in sizesNo.1-No.3; M8 x 45mm in sizes No.2 and No.3;M10 x 50mm in size No.4Toggle (c)(page 9)For fastening through profile roof cladding,light fittings, luminaires and other cavities.Available in sizes No.1-No.3(c)Snap Hook (d)(page 10)Snap-on attachment for clips, brackets andlight fittings. Available in sizes No.1-No.3(d)Eyelet (e)(page 11)For fastening to brackets or fixtures usingbolts. Available in sizes No.2 and No.3(e)90º Eyelet (f)(page 12)For quick shot-firing into concrete, steel andwood using gas and powder actuated tools.Available in sizes No.1-No.3(f)End Stop (g)(page 13)Easy slide-on fixing into lighting channelsand lighting track or other channel fixings.Available in sizes No.1-No.3(g)Barrel (h)(page 14)(h)For use in conjunction with the M6T-bar twist clip for suspended ceilingsor other fastenings with M6 male thread.Available in size No.2 only3

HVAC & MechanicalapplicationsSpiral ductingOval ductingRectangular ductingFan coil unitsDestratification fansExtraction ductworkWater pipesDrainage pipesGas pipesChill beamsCeiling panelsHeating panelsRadiant heaters4

ElectricalapplicationsOtherapplicationsBusbarCable ladderCable trayCable basketChannelTrunkingLight raftsLuminairesSecondary supportsSafety linesHigh wattage lightsElectrical cablesCCTV camerasSound systemsCold roomsSeismic bracingIn-store signs & shopfittingFood factories*Swimming pool environments*Pest controlOverhead catenary wires* Stainless steel hangers are suitable for the food industry,swimming pool environments and chemical factories.5

hangersystemsFixings6Loop End Fixing7Stud End Fixing8Toggle End Fixing9Snap Hook End Fixing10Eyelet End Fixing1190º Eyelet End Fixing12End Stop Fixing13Barrel End Fixing14Y-Fit Fixing15Y-Fit Accessory16Catenary Kit – Lockable17

Loop End FixingApplicationsThe loop end fixing is an ideal method for wrapping around: Purlins Beams Roof trusses Other accessible building featuresLoop End FixingProduct Advantages Quick choke knot installation No need for nuts, bolts, clamp fixing or other accessories Up to 6 times faster installation compared with threadedrod or chainLoop SpecificationLoop End Fixing SizesSizeWeight rangeNo.10 – 10kgNo.2*10 – 45kgNo.3*45 – 90kgNo.490 – 225kgNo.5225 – 325kgBDAC The above sizes have a 5:1 safety factor. Available in lengths 1m to 10m as standard– other lengths on request.*Stainless steel loop hangers are available insizes No.2 and No.3.exampleItem order No.prefix HF-size No.2 -length1mA (Nominal)mmB 2No.446852416No.546902820How to Use123457

Stud End FixingApplicationsThe stud end fixing provides a quick method for installingservices into: Concrete structures Metal decking structures Metal brackets using nutsProduct Advantages Quick installation into concrete using drop-in anchors or nuts Drop-in-anchors or nuts supplied free as part of the kit Available in sizes M6, M8 and M10Stud End Fixing SizesStud SpecificationSizeAll standard Gripplestuds are manufacturedfrom mild steel whichis zinc coated formaximum anti-corrosionproperties.Weight rangeThreadNo. 10 – 10kgM6No. 2*10 – 45kgM6 & M8No. 3*45 – 90kgM6 & M8No. 490 – 225kgM10prefix - size HF-SG - No.2 -BC The above sizes have a 5:1 safety factor. Available in lengths 1m to 10m as standard– other lengths on request.*Stainless steel stud hangers are availablein sizes No.2 and No.3 with M6 andM8 threads.exampleItem order No.Alength1mAmmBmmCmm62048845701050100How to Use13824Technical data sheet downloadable from www.gripple.comWire Anchor(see page 19)Alternative fixingarrangementusing wireanchor.Image

Toggle End FixingApplicationsThe toggle anchor method, which uses a restrainingplate and end stop, provides an ingeniously fast way offixing into: Profile roof cladding Light fittings – (including secondary supports) Luminaires – (including secondary supports) Other pre-drilled structures Unique anchor method which uses a restraining plateand end stop Toggle end fixing is an integral part of the rope, requiring noadditional accessories Each size is purpose designed to fit a specific hole diameterToggle End Fixing SizesEnd Stop SpecificationSizeWeight rangeSizesAmmBmmCmmNo.10 – 10kg6mmNo.14.25.712No.210 – 45kg8mmNo.26.27.712No.345 – 90kg10mmNo.36.29.718ø diameter The above sizes have a 5:1 safety factor. Available in lengths 1m to 10m asstandard – other lengths on request.exampleItem order No.prefix - size HF-TG - No.2 -length1mACBToggle 0Stud End Fixing – Toggle End FixingProduct AdvantagesBAHow to Use1324Technical data sheet downloadable from www.gripple.com9

Snap Hook End FixingApplicationsThe snap hook end fixing is a quick and ideal methodfor fixing to: Beam and purlin clips Any clip bracket with a 6mm hole Light fittings Luminaires Heater panelsProduct Advantages Easy initial snap-on attachment for securing the GrippleHanger onto an existing structure Ideal for services that require maintenance Can be attached to any clip bracket with a 6mm hole Can be detached to allow loading of tray or basket withnew cablesSnap Hook End Fixing SizesSnap Hook SpecificationSizeAll Gripple snap hook endfixings are zinc plated steel.Weight rangeNo.10 – 10kgNo.210 – 45kgNo.345 – 90kgBAC The above sizes have a 5:1 safety factor. Available in lengths 1m to 10m asstandard – other lengths on request.exampleItem order No.prefix- size - lengthHF-HKG - No.2 - 1mSizeAmmBmmCmmNo.161675No.261675No.361675How to Use110Technical data sheet downloadable from www.gripple.com2

Eyelet End FixingApplicationsSuitable for a variety of applications that require bolting tobrackets or fixtures such as: Speakers or visual display Any M6 bolt that is fixed for M&E services Light fittings Supporting industrial curtain track or shelter and shade netting Easy attachment using nuts and bolts Fix using an M6 boltEyelet End Fixing SizesEyelet SpecificationSizeWeight rangeThe Gripple eyelet end fixing ismade from zinc plated steel.No.210 – 45kgNo.345 – 90kgA The above sizes have a 5:1 safety factor. Available in lengths 1m to 10m asstandard – other lengths on request.exampleItem order No.Bprefix- size - lengthHF-EYE - No.2 - 1mCSizeAmmBmmCmmNo.26.51045No.36.51045Snap Hook End Fixing– Eyelet End FixingProduct AdvantagesHow to UseEyelet fixingSuspending speakersSuspending signsFixing into wooden beamsTechnical data sheet downloadable from www.gripple.com11

90º Eyelet End FixingApplicationsPurpose designed for fixing into concrete, steel and wood: Suitable for suspending HVAC and mechanical services Suitable for use with Gripple Trapeze No.3 on pre-fabricatedmodule systemsProduct Advantages Designed for shot-firing into concrete, steel and wood usinggas and powder actuated tools Replaces beam and purlin clips for steel beams Quick and safe, saving time on installation90º Eyelet End Fixing Sizes90º Eyelet SpecificationSizeThe 90º Gripple eyelet end fixingis made from zinc plated steel.Weight rangeNo.10 – 10kgNo.210 – 45kgNo.345 – 90kgABC The above sizes have a 5:1 safety factor. Available in lengths 1m to 10m asstandard – other lengths on request.exampleItem order No.prefix- size - lengthHF-SEYE90G - No.2 - .540How to Use123Light fixing12Technical data sheet downloadable from www.gripple.comPre-fabricatedmodule systems

End Stop FixingApplicationsThe end stop fixing provides a quick and easy method for fixing to: Lighting channels and tracks Other channel fixings Easy slide-on attachment Quick and easy to installEnd Stop Fixing SizesSizeEnd Stop SpecificationThe Gripple end stop is a mildsteel, zinc coated end stop, whichis pressed onto the wire rope.Weight rangeNo.10 – 10kgNo.210 – 45kgNo.345 – 90kg The above sizes have a 5:1 safety factor. Available in lengths 1m to 10m asstandard – other lengths on 36.29.71890º Eyelet End Fixing – End Stop FixingProduct AdvantagesAexampleItem order No.prefix - size HF-EG - No.2 -length1mHow to Use12Technical data sheet downloadable from www.gripple.com13

Barrel End FixingApplicationsDesigned to work with an M6 male thread, this M6 femalethreaded barrel unit is suitable for: Fixing signage and light fixtures to M6 T-bar twist clip onsuspended ceilings. (See page 19) M6 bolts or screwsProduct Advantages Aesthetic finish provides a clean look Quick installation Screw onto M6 T-bar twist clip or M6 bolt Wire rope is an integral part of barrel fixing with an end stopBarrel End Fixing SizesBarrel SpecificationSizeWeight rangeThe Gripple barrel end fixingis made from zinc plated steel.No.210 – 45kgB The above sizes have a 5:1 safety factor. Available in lengths 1m to 10m asstandard – other lengths on request.ACexampleItem order No.prefix- size - lengthHF-B6G - No.2 - 1mSizeAmmBmmCmmNo.261230How to Use12ImageAlternative fixing arrangement.14Technical data sheet downloadable from www.gripple.com

Y-Fit FixingApplicationsThe Gripple Y-Fit is available in all standard Gripple end fixingsand is suitable for: Containment – basket, ladder and tray Profile roof cladding Secondary or safety line support on light fittings, luminairesand other cavity uses Legs not to exceed 60º Single point suspension Allows two points to be suspended using one Gripple fastener Two legs provide stability improving the centre of gravityY-Fit End Fixing SizesSizeY-Fit End Fixing SpecificationChoose from End Fixings belowWeight rangeNo.10 – 10kgNo.2*10 – 45kgNo.3*45 – 90kg The above sizes Dimensions Ahave a 5:1 safetyand B shouldfactor.be specifiedA – overall length Product made tospecial order.B – leg lengthPlease consult yoursales manager*Stainless options are available in loop andstud end fixings.90º Eyelet end fixingNo.1-No.3Eyelet end fixingNo.2-No.3End stop fixingNo.1-No.3Barrel end fixingNo.2Karabiner end fixingNo.1-No.3Snap hookend fixingNo.1-No.3Stud (M6/M8)end fixingNo.1-No.3Toggle end fixingNo.1-No.3Barrel End Fixing – Y-Fit FixingProduct AdvantagesHow to Use1Y-Fit snap-on-hookon cable tray2Y-Fit toggle on light fitting3Y-Fit loop onlight fitting4Completed suspensionTechnical data sheet downloadable from www.gripple.com15

Y-Fit AccessoryApplicationsThe Gripple Y-Fit Accessory is available in all standard Grippleend fixings and is suitable for: Containment – basket, ladder and tray Profile roof cladding Secondary or safety line support on light fittings, luminairesand other cavity usesProduct Advantages Easily adjusted at working level with standard GrippleHangers making it suitable for long dropsY-Fit End Fixing SizesSizeY-Fit End Fixing SpecificationChoose from End Fixings belowWeight rangeNo.10 – 10kgNo.2*10 – 45kgNo.3*45 – 90kg The above sizeshave a 5:1 safetyfactor. Dimension B (leglength) should bespecified Product made tospecial order. Please consultyour local SalesManager.*Stainless options are available in loop andstud end fixings.90º Eyelet end fixingNo.1-No.3Eyelet end fixingNo.2-No.3End stop fixingNo.1-No.3Barrel end fixingNo.2Karabiner end fixingNo.1-No.3Snap hookend fixingNo.1-No.3Stud (M6/M8)end fixingNo.1-No.3Toggle end fixingNo.1-No.3How to Use121. Y-Fit accessory on cable tray2. Y-Fit accessory on light fitting16Technical data sheet downloadable from www.gripple.com

Catenary Kit – LockableApplications Designed for securing catenary wires between two fixed points Suitable for supporting a variety of M&E services Quick installation replacing turnbuckle and wire strainers Easy tensioning using Gripple Tensioning Tool (see page 25)5mmCatenery Kit SizesØ diameterLength of wire ropeMax SWL5mm x210m80kg5mm x215m80kg5mm x220m80kg6mm x210m100kg6mm x215m100kg6mm x220m100kg The above sizes have a 5:1 safety factor Other lengths available on request To load the installation use the Gripple tensioning tool (see page 25)6mmexampleItem order No.prefix5mm-LOCKY-Fit Accessory – Catenary Kit – LockableAdvantages- pack size - length- 2- 10m - packHow to Use1234Technical data sheet downloadable from www.gripple.com17

hangersystemsAccessoriesFixing Solutions19-23Threaded AdaptorWire AnchorSpring ClipT-Bar Twist ClipBeam & Purlin ClipsPigtail Anchor BoltsDrop-in AnchorEyebolt – Steel or ConcreteLink HookCeiling ClipCeiling Clip for woodEyelet Anchor18Decorative ProductsKarabinersDecor CoverCorner SaddleTrapeze FastenerCeiling Fixing KitTwister23-24Installation ToolsTensioning ToolSetting KeyProtective Sleeve TubingSleeve Tube CutterSetting Punch forDrop-in AnchorWire Rope CutterWorkbelt25

Threaded AdaptorADIdeal for fixing to: Luminaires Drop-in anchors Cable tray Hanging brackets Other services with6mm or 8mm hole 5:1 safety factorAmm3.55.5Dmm2737CProduct codeCmm2025Max SWL90kg225kgWire Anchor Made from high tensile stainless steelA The wire anchor is easily fixed into concrete Drill an 8mm diameter hole to a minimumdepth of 30mm8mm 3:1 safety factorB30mmminProduct codeAmmHF-WIRE ANCHOR 13.4Bmm50Max SWL75kgSpring ClipAccessories – Fixing 8 Ideal for fixing to suspended services with6mm-10mm holes Spring action prevents pullout 3:1 safety factorBACProduct codeABCmm mm mmHF-SPRING-CLIP 2 24 38Max SWL45kgT-Bar Twist Clip M6 Twist clip for supporting fittings etcbelow the ceiling gridC 3:1 safety factorBProduct codeAHF-TBAR-CLIP-M6Amm6Bmm25Cmm16Max SWL22kgTechnical data sheet downloadable from www.gripple.com19

Accessories – Fixing SolutionsBeam & Purlin Clips Ideal for attaching Gripple Hangers, particularly when accessor drilling restrictions are encountered. 3:1 safety factorBeam ClipVertical Flange ClipCPurlin ClipZ Purlin ClipTiger ClipCCCBBABDBDAAADDBACHF-GCB24 HF-GCB59HF-GCB1016 HF-GCB1720HF-GCVF15 HF-GCVF57ProductHF-GCP45Product 16CmmDmmMax SWL293838382932424872kg90kg90kg90kgBeam 1016HF-GCB17206.56.56.56.5Vertical Flange 5072kg72kgPurlin –120kg120kgZ Purlin Clip4-8mmTigerclip2-8mm8-16mm251017-4916202-88 - 16Pigtail Anchor Bolts Fast loop-on fixing for the Gripple loopend hangerA 5:1 safety factorBCProduct -45MM-M820Technical data sheet downloadable from www.gripple.comAmm668Bmm204545Cmm106118118Max SWL90kg90kg150kg

Drop-in Anchor Punch activated Grip L anchors for fixing intoconcrete and hollow core ceiling slabs All stud kits include free drop-in anchorsB A minimum of 25mm concrete is required ETA approved Accepts Gripple Pigtail anchor bolts 5:1 safety factorDProduct N-ANCHOR-M10AAmm6810Bmm81012Cmm131315Dmm303040Max SWL90kg90kg225kgEyebolt – Steel or Concrete Available in two sizes, M8 or M10, and eachcan be either full or part threaded Can be used with a nut or drop-in anchorA 5:1 safety factorDCBProduct CodeAmmBmmCmmDmmMax sories – Fixing SolutionsCLink Hook Easily attached to any loop end hanger Ideal for fixing to cable trays 3:1 safety factorABCProductCodeAmmBmmCmmMax SWLLINK-HOOK2062690kgTechnical data sheet downloadable from www.gripple.com21

Accessories – Fixing SolutionsCeiling Clip Loop end fixing simply engages in thevalley of the clip Available with plastic and metal washers forconcrete and steelB After firing, the nail completely entraps theGripple loop fixing, but still allows pivotalmovement of the wire ropeA Weight loadings are dependent on the type ofconcrete/steel. Always carry out a pull-test on site todetermine the weight loadingsCProduct codeHF-CLIP-P19 (M19) SteelHF-CLIP-P32 (M32) ConcreteAmm1515Bmm3232Cmm1932MaxSWL90kg90kgCeiling Clip for wood Loop end fixing simply engages in the valleyof the clip Drill a hole using a 5mm drill to a minimumdepth of 25mmBAD Fix the screw using an 8mm socket Also available: Drive thru socket forattachment to drill 1532326Eyelet Anchor – Self Expandin