All the necessary equipment and tools for successful installation of Ultra-tec cable railing products.
You can rent the equipment and tools needed to cut the cables and swage the fittings in the field.
650 Swager Rental Kit
for 1/8", 3/16", 1/4", 5/16" and 3/8" cable
Swager Model 650
For swaging 1/8" through 3/8" diameter Ultra-tec® cable fittings. Use with Air Over or Electric Hydraulic Pump.
Electric Hydraulic 120V Pump
Increases swaging speed versus the Air Over Hydraulic Pump. No compressor needed.
With compartments for cable cutting and installation tools and either air over or electric pump.
610 Swager Rental Kit
for 1/8" and 3/16" cable only
Swager Model 610
Hand held. For swaging 1/8" and 3/16" diameter Ultra-tec® cable fittings. Use with Air Over or Electric Hydraulic Pump.
Air Over Hydraulic Pump
Air driven. Powers Model 610 or 650 Swager. Requires 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).
With compartments for cable cutting and installation tools.
For burr-free cutting of cable.
No. C-7HIT (for cutting 1/8" cable)
No. C-9 (for cutting 1/4" cable and under)
No. C-12 (for cutting 3/8" cable)
Cable gripping pliers
Locking pliers with machined jaws to grip the cable as you are tensioning the cable. Keeps the cable from turning and twisting and prevents damage to the cable when cable is being tensioned.
Cable release key
PL-KEYReleases 1/8" cable (NOT 3/16") from Push-Lock® and Pull-Lock® type fittings before cables are tensioned.
Radius Ferrule Gauge
Use this gauge to confirm that the radius ferrules and studs have been properly swaged.
Grommet installation tool set
Needed to properly install grommets. Place grommet on tool, align grommet over hole, and tap lightly with a hammer.
Hanger bolt driver
Use to install Adjust-A-Body® with Hanger Bolt tensioners. Makes driving hanger bolts fast and easy.
DRIVER HB-6N - for 1/8" and 3/16" cable
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.
Drill straight holes through your wood posts with a steel drill guide.
Use the drill guide to drill your pilot holes. Subsequent drills will follow pilot holes.
Clamp the guide to post and drill. It is best to drill one side, then the other.
When ordering, allow space for clamps. A 6" overall length drill is included that can also be used to drill your cable through holes.
Drill Guide Order Form
Cable tension gauges
Check the tension on your cables with these easy-to-use gauges.
Model PT-CR For cable diameter of 1/8", 3/16" and 1/4"
Model PT-3 For cable diameter of 1/4" through 3/8"
Pre - Tensioner - PT 250
It allows you to tension long cable through the last intermediate post, making it easy to connect to the last end post.
Locking Pliers - Each cable diameter requires individual pliers which must be ordered separately.
VGJ-PT4C for 1/8" cable, VGJ-PT6C for 3/16" cable, VGJ-PT8C for 1/4" cable