Utility Safety: Helicopter Blocks Available in Two Sizes

Condux Tesmec 2-3 bundled conductor helicopter blocks are available in 24-in. and 32-inch diameters. The one-piece cast aluminum frame is more than 25 percent lighter, yet stronger and less likely to break compared to aluminum blocks with welded extruded frames.

Apr 8th, 2015
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Condux Tesmec 2-3 bundled conductor helicopter blocks are available in 24-in. and 32-inch diameters. The one-piece cast aluminum frame is more than 25 percent lighter, yet stronger and less likely to break compared to aluminum blocks with welded extruded frames. The unit’s 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.

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.

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.

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

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