15 Wildfire Rd
Maddington 6109
Western Australia

Towing Socks & Cable Pullers for Cables and Pipe

No Dig Equipment supplies a range of towing socks or cable socks and grips specifically design for pulling cables and pipe found in the Horizontal Directional Drilling HDD industry.

Our  cable towing socks are made of the highest quality materials.  This ensure that maximum life and reliability is achieved when pulling pipes and cables down the hole.

If you don't see the the specific cable sock you need below please don't hesitate to give us a call and we will manufacture the product to your requirements.

Cable Towing Sling - Socks

How it works ?

Step 1 : Compress the Towing Sock and fit the pipe, the conduit, the electric cable or the fiber optic in


Step 2 : Pull the Towing Sock by its lifting eyes.

Note : The harder you pull, the tighter it grips




Different options available :


Single / Offset Eye


Twin Eye Lace Up


Two Eye Hose Restraint


Twin Eye Towing Sock

Cable Socks and Grips

Hose OD m

Break Strength kg

Length mm


8-14 1300 400 TS14
14-20 1300 550 TS20
20-30 2800 640 TS30
30-40 5500 870 TS40
40-50 5500 970 TS50
50-60 5500 1250 TS60
60-70 9300 1300 TS70
70-85 9300 1350 TS85
85-100 9300 1620 TS100
100-120 12500 1830 TS120
120-140 16000 2200 TS140
140-180 16000 2370 TS180

Cable Towing Socks, Slings & Pullers

Towing  Socks for pipe, also known as pulling socks. cable grips and cable socks or cable pullers, are generally used for installing cables and small pipe ducts in HDD applications.  They work on the principle of the harder the pull, the tighter they grip.  Our Towing Socks are hand woven using high tensile galvanised steel wire, making them reliale and re-usable over and over again.

They can also be manufactured from Stainless Steel wire for additional durability and strength.

Their main use is in the HDD field is for  pulling cables underground. No Dig Equipment provides special size socks for pulling underground power cables or fiber optic (for the NBN) just for this purpose. A range of standard cable socks are available for common underground cable sizes for single LV and multiple HV cables.  Custom sizes can be manufactured on request.

Key Benefits of our Cable Towing Socks :

  • The Harder you pull the tighter they grip
  • Manufactured from High Tensile galvanised wire
  • Custom sizes can be manufactured on request 


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