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BWT-1424 Heritage Series Bullwheel Tensioner

Dual 42” 5-Groove Bullwheel Tensioner – 4,000 lbs. Capacity

The new Heritage Series BTW-1424 bullwheel tensioner, features two 42 in. diameter 5 groove bullwheels with a maximum tensioning capacity of 4,000 lbs. The Safe Shield™ with Ocu-view enclosure reduces eye strain for maximized visibility and protection. Still the same sturdy bullwheel tensioner you’ve come to know and trust, with capability to accommodate all 795 conductors in a more economical package.

Key Features


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


Tensioning capacity of 4,000 lbs.


Integrated reel carrier accommodates reels up to 84″ OD x 52” W and 8,000 lbs.


Pair of 42-inch, 5-groove bullwheels with coupled with 27.75 in. hydraulic brake.


Print Specifications

  • Tensioning Capcity

    2,000 lbs.

  • Maximum Line Speed

    Pulling: 4 mph

  • Drive System

    Direct Drive: hydraulic motor,

  • Drive System Engine

    Diesel, 85 Hp, water-cooled with
    Webasto Arctic Pack

  • Bullwheels:

    Nominal Diameter: 60 in.
    Bullwheel Count: 4 ea.
    Bullwheel Groove Count: 5 per
    Bullwheel Groove Radius: 1 in.
    Groove Lining: Polyurethane
    Bottom of Groove: 57.75 in. dia.

  • Tension Brake:

    Hydraulic, motor-driven

  • Fuel Capacity:

    12 Gallons


  • Solar Battery Charger