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Bwt-1545 Bullwheel Tensioner

5,000 LBS. 54 IN. BULLWHEEL TENSIONER

The Sherman + Reilly BWT-1545 is a bullwheel tensioner with tensioning capacity of 5,000 lbs. at 4 mph. It includes a reel carrier that accommodates reels up to 96 in. O.D. by 54 in. wide weighing up to 12,000 lbs.

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 5,000lbs in a compact footprint.

REEL CAPACITY

Integrated reel carrier accommodates reels up to 96″ OD x 54” W and 12,000 lbs.

BULLWHEELS

Pair of 54-inch, 5-groove bullwheels with solid-cast machined urethane linings, coupled with 36”(??) diameter bronze disc brake. Bullwheels are canted for right-hand lay, left-hand lay, or twisted pair conductor.

Specifications

Print Specifications

  • Tensioning Capacity

    5,000 lbs.

  • Maximum Line Speed

    4 mph

  • Payout Brake

    16 in. Aluminum-Bronze (Hydraulic Control)

  • Maximum Reel Weight*

    12,000 lbs. fully loaded

  • Bullwheels

    Nominal Diameter

    54 in.
    Bullwheel Count

    2 ea.
    Bullwheel Groove Count

    5 per Bullwheel
    Groove Radius

    1 in. Precision Machined
    Groove Lining Material

    Polyurethane
    Bottom of Groove Diameter

    51-3/4 in.

  • Fairlead Rollers

    Adjustable Urethane

OPTIONS

  • Full vinyl cover
  • Bullwheel only cover
  • Payout brake cover
  • Retriever option for powered conductor take-up and rewind
    on reel stand
  • Solar battery charger
  • RDG-2100 Rotating Distribution Ground
  • DG-4100 Running Ground

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