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BWT-1363 Bullwheel Tensioner

3,000 LBS. 36 IN. BULLWHEEL TENSIONER

The Sherman + Reilly BWT-1363 is a precision bullwheel tensioner, with up to 2 reel carriers, providing a controlled conductor payout/retrieval system in a single piece of equipment.

Key Features

CAPABILITY

Precision bullwheel tensioner, with reel carrier and controlled conductor payout and retrieval system in a single piece of equipment.

TENSIONING CAPACITY

Tensioning capacity of 3,000lbs in a compact footprint.

REEL CAPACITY

Integrated reel carrier accommodates reels up to 84″ OD and 8,000 lbs.

BULLWHEELS

Pair of 36-inch, 5-groove bullwheels with solid-cast machined urethane linings, coupled with 20” diameter bronze disc brake. Bullwheels are canted for right-hand lay, left-hand lay, or twisted pair conductor.

Specifications

Print Specifications

  • Tensioning Capacity

    Min. 600 lbs., max: 8,000 lbs.

  • Maximum Line Speed

    4 mph

  • Controls

    Digital with real-time tension monitoring and recording

  • Drive System

    Direct Drive: hydraulic motor, bullwheel

  • Drive System Engine

    Hydraulic with Webasto Arctic Pack

  • Bullwheels

    Core Diameter: 60 in.
    Count: 2 Groove
    Count: 5 Groove Radius: 1 in.
    Groove Lining: Polyurethane
    Bottom of Groove: 57.75 in. dia.

  • Tension Brake

    Hydraulic, motor-driven

  • Brake Control

    Automatic, per operator setting

  • Engine

    72 Hp, Water-Cooled, Deutz TD2.9 L4, T4 Final

  • Hydraulic Fluid

    ISO Grade 32

  • Hydraulic Reservoir

    20 gallon

  • Fuel Capacity

    13.7 gallon

  • Fail-Safe Brake

    Spring-applied, released by hydraulic pressure

  • Fairlead Rollers

    (1) Front and (1) Rear

  • Operator’s Safety Enclosure

    Safe-Zone® Cab, fully-enclosed / single door

OPTIONS

  • Full vinyl cover
  • Bullwheel only cover
  • Payout brake cover
  • PowerPack option for hydraulic jacks, electric over hydraulic tension brake, and power for available Retriever
    and Spider Rewind pilot line option
  • Retriever option for powered conductor take-up and
    rewind on reel stand (compatible with PowerPack option or
    auxiliary power source)
  • Spider® Pilot Line System with independent levelwind
  • Solar battery charger
  • RDG-2100 Rotating Distribution Ground
  • DG-4100 Running Ground
  • Customizable to include 1 or 2 reel stands, reel retriever, and braking systems Air Brakes
  • Galvanized Finish Available

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