Overhead and underground: The AFS404 hydraulic puller-tensioner from Condux Tesmec provides utilities and utility contractors with the ability to improve productivity and efficiency while limiting downtime and improving jobsite safety. The unit offers 10,116 lbf (45 kN) of pulling force and is designed for stringing one rope up to 5/8 inches (16 mm) in diameter or one conductor up to 1 5/16 inches (34 mm) in diameter. The bull-wheel groves on the AFS404 are made from high resistance interchangeable nylon sectors.
Condux Tesmec puller-tensioners are able to tension and pull at the same speed and force, and offer industry leading features like negative self-acting hydraulic brakes, integrated hydraulic dynamometers, hydraulic cooling systems, advanced user controls and more.
A full line of productivity-enhancing conductor stringing tools and accessories is also available including anti-twist rope, conductor blocks, helicopter blocks, reel winders, reel stands and more.