Construction equipment: Hydraulic puller-tensioner

Transmission line construction: Condux Tesmec’s AFS404 hydraulic puller-tensioner is designed for stringing one rope or one conductor. The bull-wheel grooves on the AFS404 are from of high resistance interchangeable nylon sectors. Wear-proof thermally and chemically treated steel bull-wheel grooves are also available on the AFS404.

• Negative self-acting hydraulic brake
• Hydraulic dynamometer with set-point and automatic control of maximum pull
• Hydraulic oil cooling system
• Digital meter counter
• Control instruments for hydraulic system and Diesel engine
• Rigid axle for towing at max speed of 19 mph (30 km/h) with mechanical parking brake (non DOT model)
• Hydraulic rope/conductor clamps for reel change operation
• Hydraulic quick connectors to control a separate reel stand/winder
• Electronic adapter for connection of multiple machines and for stringing synchronization
• Gearbox with 3 operating positions:
• neutral position (with free bull-wheels for conductor loading and unloading)
• low tension position 350-1,800 lbf (1.5-8 kN)
• nominal tension position 1,350-10,100 lbf (6-45 kN)
• Mechanical front stabilizer
• Grounding connection point

For more information about Condux Tesmec or other products, click here to go to Utility Products’ Buyers Guide.

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