Patent Number: 6,293,520

Title: Cable puller and method of installing cables

Abstract: A cable pulling device for installing a second cable (14) along side an existing first cable (12). The cable puller (10) consists of a body (20) with a motor (22) mounted to the body (20). The motor (22) has an output shaft (24) attached to a drive wheel (26). The drive wheel (26) turns against the first cable (12) to propel the cable puller (10) along the first cable (12). The cable puller (10) also includes a motor controller (28) operably coupled to the motor (22) to control the motion of the motor (22). A cable clamp (30) is attached to the body (20) to secure a second cable (14) as it is pulled into position along side the first cable (12).

Inventors: Turner; Russell Wayne (Richardson, TX)

Assignee: Ericsson Inc.

International Classification: H02G 1/04 (20060101); H02G 001/00 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018