Remote Mid-Span Stripper Tool

Safety equipment: Ripley’s Remote Mid-Span Stripper (RMS) tool is for mid-span removal of insulation from energized tree wire and spacer cables. The RMS tool is quicker and safer than hand tools designed for hot stick operation.

Dec 11th, 2017
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Ripley’s Remote Mid-Span Stripper (RMS) tool is for mid-span removal of insulation from energized tree wire and spacer cables. The RMS tool is quicker and safer than hand tools designed for hot stick operation.

The RMS has a cable range of 0.60 to 1.75 OD and a voltage of 10 to 35 kv, and is designed for one-man operation from a bucket truck.

The tool head is made from insulated Delrin. It has an intermediate hot stick shaft, and the epoxy drive shaft maintains a 4-ft. approach distance from energized line.

The RMS mid-span strips any phase without removing conductor from spacers, and each bushing comes with a go/no-go style cable gauge—ensuring the proper bushing is used on the wire.

The kit includes a tool stop clamp (MTS) that works with a grip-all stick to maintain safe approach distance and also comes with bushings of your choice, a convenient carrying case with storage for additional bushings, and cable gauges. The RMS also eliminates the need for conductor covers and insulated blankets.

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