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PTR-7240 & PTR-7240S Bullwheel Puller Tensioner Reconductorer


The Sherman+Reilly Revolution Series PTR-7240 is a bullwheel puller tensioner and reconductorer in a single unit delivering 40,000 lbs. of pulling force with a maximum speed of 4 mph, and tensions up to 25,000 lbs. The 72” bullwheels provide constant tension and handles transmission-class conductors. The PTR-7240 features a fully electronic, integrated control system for precision application of force to conductors, and an integrated drum for steel hardline; no separate reel trailer is required.
The PTR-7240S split model unit is a puller tensioner and reconductorer in a paired unit with a separated reel carrying trailer with a pulling drum designed for synthetic rope or steel hardline.

Key Features


Capable of pulling up to 40,000 lbs. and tensioning up to 25,000 lbs.


Fully hydraulic direct drive system.


Safe-Zone® Cab provides ultimate safety and comfort for the operator. The Safe-Zone® Cab employs a polycarbonate front window for maximum visibility while providing superior protection against impact. The cab includes climate control, a fully adjustable ergonomic seat, and all required electronic controls and gauges.


The PTR-7240 is a puller, tensioner, and reconductorer in a single unit with reconductoring capability for up to two different conductors at one time. PTR-7240S is a split model unit with a separate reel carrying trailer.
  • Pulling Capacity

    40,000 lbs.

  • Tensioning Capacity

    25,000 lbs.

  • Maximum Line Speed

    Pulling: 4 mph. @ 16,000 lbs. / 2.3 mph @ 30,000 lbs.

  • Hardline Capacity

    (Maximum) 24 mm. dia. Anti-Twist Steel Cable /
    20,646 ft. on 112 in. Reel / 29,999 lbs. total weight

  • Rope

    29,500 ft. of 1.15 in. dia. Unitrex / 17,750 lbs. total weight

  • Drive System

    Direct Drive

    hydraulic motor, bullwheel

  • Drive System Engine

    Turbo charged, diesel, 375 Hp, watercooled with Webasto Arctic Pack

  • Reel Shaft Diameter

    3 -5/8 in.


  • Solar Battery Charger