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||Release No.: GM6120
Ted Clemens, Director of Sales
||PR Agency Contact:
||FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New Product Introduction
New Corner Cable Blocks Safely Increase Cable Placement Production
While Maintaining Fiber Optic and Coaxial
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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High-resolution photographs are available to accompany this release.
The 45° Corner Cable Block from
General Machine Products Company.
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The 90° Corner Cable Block from
General Machine Products
GMPtools.com/images/90degCornerBlock.tif (27.5 MB) (To download, click on or paste this link into your browser's address field).
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