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Heritage Series BWT-1424H Bullwheel Tensioner

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

The new Heritage Series BTW-1424H 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 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.
  • Tensioning Capability

    4,000 lbs.

  • Maximum Line Speed

    Pulling: 4 mph

  • Reel Stand Capacity

    8000 lbs, 84 in. x 52 in.

  • Tension Brake

    Aluminum bronze, 27.75 in. Manual hydraulic.

  • Bullwheels:

    Nominal Diameter: 42 in.
    Bullwheel Count: 2 
    Bullwheel Groove Count: 5 per
    Bullwheel Groove Radius: 0.6 in.
    Groove Lining: Polyurethane
    Bottom of Groove: 40.73 in. dia.

  • Payout Brake:

    16 in. caliper disc

  • Operator Enclosure:

    Safe-Zone open air cab