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Cable Railing Installation Tools

Cable can be provided pre-swaged or you may purchase the Cable, Tensioners and hardware as components and swage the fittings prior to install. Tools are available for purchase or rental. Rental includes all tools required for installation except for an air compressor.

Before beginning your project, download the Design and Fabrication

CABLE CUTTER
To be used to cut Cable up to 1/4". Proper leverage is required. Either lay Cable on a table below your waist or on the ground. Use both hands to operate.
Cable cutter for 1/8" cable - disposable
CRC7HIT
Cable cutter for 1/8"-1/4" cable
CRCC
Cable cutter for 1/8"-3/8" cable
CRCC12
CABLE GRIPPING PLIERS

Locking pliers with machined jaws to grip the Cable as you are tensioning the cable. Keeps the Cable from turning and prevents damage to the Cable when Cable is being tensioned.
Pliers
CRJP
PUSH LOCK TOOL KIT

Kit includes Cable Cutter and Jawed Pliers.
Pliers Kit
CRPLTC
RADIUS FERRULE/CLIP-ON STOP GAUGE

Use this Gauge to confirm that your fittings have been properly swaged. If the swaged fitting does not fit the appropriate slot, the fitting is not suitable for use.
Measuring Gauge
CRMG
STAINLESS STEEL CLEANER AND PROTECTANT
Dissolves minor corrosion, then leaves a protective coating that lasts for months. Includes an 8-oz. spray-on rust and stain remover and a 4-oz. bottle of protectant
Stainless Steel Cleaner
CREZCLEAN
JAWED PLIERS WITH PRE-TENSIONER

When tensioning, grip Cable with special Jawed Pliers to prevent damage to the Cable. Pre-Tensioner can be used when installing longer runs of Invisiware® since it may have a minimum take-up
.
Pre-tensioner with pliers
Part #
For 1/8" Cable
CRPTP4
For 3/16" Cable
CRPTP6
For 1/4" Cable
CRPTP8
Jawed Pliers
CRJP
AIR OVER HYDRAULIC PUMP

Air driven. Capable of delivering a maximum of 10,000 psi. A 20 gallon minimum tank size is recommended. A functional pressure regulator set at 100 psi maximum is required – 90 psi minimum to get swager to apply full force – otherwise Swaging Pump may be damaged. Minimum 1/4" ID air hose with a 1/4" male pipe thread.

Note: Should you experience any leakage during operation, discontinue use and contact Wagner.
Hydraulic Pump
CRHP
ELECTRIC HYDRAULIC 120V PUMP

Increases swaging speed versus the Air Over Hydraulic Pump
Electric Hydraulic Pump
CRHPE
CABLE TENSIONING GAUGE
Cable Size
Part #
1/8"
CRPTCR
3/16"
CRPTCR
1/4"
CRPTCR
1/4"
CRPT3
5/16"
CRPT3
3/8"
CRPT3
  • Pump
  • Swager
  • Special Jawed Vice Grips
  • 3/16" Allen Wrench
  • Cable Cutter
  • Marking Pen
  • Gauge for Measuring Diameter of Swaged Radius Ferrule
  • Safety Glasses
  • Grommet Installation Tools
  • Tool Box
  • Lock and Key
  • Instuction manual
  • Installation Guide
  • Return Address Label
GROMMET INSTALLATION TOOLS
Set of four for each size and shape of grommet.
Installation Tool
CRGIT
MODEL 610 SWAGER
For 3/16" Cable and smaller. Requires a hydraulic power source capable of 10,000 psi.
Model 610 Swager
CR610
Rental Kit
CR610WAIT
SHIPPING CONTAINER/TOOL BOX

For Model 610 Swager

With compartments for Cable cutting and installation tools.

Tool Box
CR610TOOLBOX
MODEL 650 SWAGER
For 1/8" - 3/8" Cable. Requires a hydraulic power source capable of 10,000 psi.
Model 650 Swager
CR650
Rental Kit
CR650WAIT
SHIPPING CONTAINER/TOOL BOX
For Model 650 Swager

With compartments for Cable cutting and installation tools.
Tool Box
CR650TOOLBOX
CABLE RELEASE
Releases Cable from Push-Lock™ and Pull-Lock™ type fittings before Cables are tensioned.
Cable Release
CRPLKEY
CUT-OFF TOOL
Used to cut Cable flush with the end of Pull-Lock™ fittings, and to cut excess threads off stud-type tensioners. Includes mandrel and two cut-off wheels.
Cut-Off Tool
CRCUTOFFKIT
STAINLESS STEEL POST PROTECTOR TUBE
The post protector tube is inserted into a wood post where the Cable enters/exits the post at an angle to keep the cable from biting into the wood.
Post Protector Tube
CRPPT
SWAGER/INSTALLATION EQUIPMENT AND TOOL RENTALS
You can rent the equipment and tools needed to cut the Cables and swage the fittings in the field. The standard rental package includes: Model 610 or 650 Swager, Air Over Hydraulic Pump, Cable Gripping Pliers, Cable Cutter, Radius Ferrule/Clip-on Stop Gauge, Grommet Tool Set, Allen Wrench, Safety Glasses, and Tool Box, Pre-tensioner (included upon request).

You will need to provide an air compressor capable of delivering at least 5.8 c.f.m. at 90 p.s.i. and a minimum 20-gallon tank. Minimum 1/4" I.D. air hose with a 1/4" male pipe thread required (not included).
 
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