2017

Condux Tesmec Helicopter Blocks Now Available in Multiple Sizes

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Condux Tesmec Helicopter Blocks Now Available in Multiple SizesMANKATO, Minn. – Condux Tesmec 2-3 bundled conductor helicopter blocks are now available in 24- and 32-inch diameters, measured to the bottom of the groove. The one-piece cast aluminum frame is over 25% lighter, yet stronger and less likely to break compared to aluminum blocks with welded extruded frames.

The unit’s specially designed counter-weight fly-in gate allows for quicker and more secure rope installs, featuring a unique hinge for safer and more efficient cable removal during clipping operation. Specially designed polyurethane sectors for the 32-inch block are available for use with twisted pair, T2/VR2 conductor.

With a workload rating of 12,000 lbs, the Condux Tesmec 2-3 bundled conductor blocks are load tested to 60,000 lbs providing a 5:1 safety factor. Lightweight aluminum blocks are easier to handle and require less fuel when hanging by helicopter or shipping from jobsite to jobsite. Replaceable nylon sectors are also available.

Condux Tesmec offers a full line of stringing equipment including pullers, tensioners and puller-tensioners, as well as productivity-enhancing conductor stringing tools and accessories.

Condux Tesmec ARS610 Hydraulic Puller for Underground Pulling Applications

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MANKATO, Minn. – The ARS610 hydraulic puller from Condux Tesmec is ideal for a wide range of underground pulling applications including power transmission and distribution cable installation, telecom and fiber.

With over 10 tons (100 kN) of pulling force, the ARS610 offers industry-leading features like a negative self-acting hydraulic brake, an integrated hydraulic dynamometer, a hydraulic cooling system, advanced user controls and more.

A standard electronic pull and speed monitor and recorder kit provides users real time data on pulling operations. Bull-wheel grooves on the ARS610 are made from heat-treated steel. While the trailer mounted unit is standard, an integrated self-propelled track system option is available for easy job site positioning.

The Condux Tesmec line of hydraulic pullers, tensioners, puller-tensioners and stringing blocks represents the safest and most reliable equipment in the power transmission and distribution industry.

ARS610 hydraulic puller underground pulling applications