PULLBOX® PLUS Retail Display Security Tether

The PULLBOX® Plus security tether is used for retail store display product positioning, as a product sample theft deterrent, as a counterbalance or as a wire harness positioner. The PULLBOX® Plus is equipped with a ratchet type stop that holds the cable in place once it is extended. A quick tug on the cable causes it to retract back into the box. The cable stays loose to allow full freedom of motion for customers and products, and a gentle tug causes the cable to retract to its original position. It is offered with a maximum five foot cable and up to one pound of force. Custom PULLBOX® Plus designs can be quickly and cost-effectively manufactured to create the ideal security tether solution. There are many options for the cable, end fitting and box.

How to Work with Vulcan Spring for a PULLBOX® Plus

Vulcan Spring works with customers at various stages of their product development process, from prototype to production. Customers rely on the expertise and experience of Vulcan Spring’s engineers. With many different PULLBOX® PLUS design possibilities for any given application, it’s best to consult with a Vulcan Spring engineer early in the design phase for best results.

The design and engineering process includes:

  • Initial Design Review
  • Prototyping
  • Testing
  • Production - Short run or long run production

 Pullbox® Plus Dimensions

  Inches Millimeters
A 2.760 70.10
B 1.762 44.75
C 1.000 25.40
D 2.375 60.33
E 1.375 34.93
F Four 0.156  Ø holes Four 3.96  Ø holes
X, Y, Z Cable outlet options*
*Three cable outlet options available, since best performance and life are achieved when cable is extended straight out of the box.

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Technical Considerations for PULLBOXS® Plus

Pull Force Options:  The PULLBOX® PLUS can utilize the following pull forces:

Pounds 0.25, 0.50, 0.75, 1.00
Newtons 1.11, 2.22, 3.34, 4.44

Some combinations of pull force and cable types are not compatible.

Cable Extensions: The PULLBOX® PLUS can support extensions from 12” (30.5 cm) to 96” (243.8 cm).  The very heavy cable option is only valid to 48” (122 cm).

Cable Types: 


Stainless Steel cable, Clear or Black Nylon coated to .034” (0.86 mm) diameter


Stainless Steel cable, Clear or Black Nylon coated to .045” (1.14 mm) diameter

Very Heavy

Stainless Steel cable, Clear or Black Nylon coated to .062” (1.57 mm) diameter

Thicker cable options are available upon request.


End Fittings:

There are three basic ways to attach the cable to a product.  Double-sided tape, fastener, or loop.  We are always looking to add to our end fitting list.  If you require something that is not shown please ask.

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Cable Exit Location:

The PULLBOX® PLUS has 3 cable exit location possibilities.  We provide these because the best performance and life are achieved when the cable is extended straight out of the box.  The exit locations are shown below:

Pullbox EndFittings

Box Color:

The PULLBOX® PLUS is available in black as standard.  Custom colors are available with minimum quantity requirements.

Box Tape:

Tape can be applied to the PULLBOX® PLUS in different locations. 

Applications / Uses for the PULLBOX® PLUS Security Tether

Applications for the PULLBOX® PLUS can mostly be found in Point-of-Purchase (POP) Displays  as a retail security tether and product positioning.  PULLBOXES® PLUS are also used for equipment counterbalancing, wire harness positioning, product or parts feeding and signage support.