Electric Cable Roller Machine
The Electric Cable Roller machine is designed to haul cables that have a protective outer sheath and are of diameter 40mm to 185mm.
Each Electric Cable Roller machine is fitted with a pair of motor gearboxes that are readily removable to facilitate manual handling of the machine. A tapered roller is mounted on the output shaft of each gearbox, and this is removed along with the gearbox and its mounting plate.
The motors are connected to a junction box mounted centrally in the frame of the Electric Cable Roller machine. This junction box contains an emergency stop switch. The motors are connected to the junction boxes by means of Harting type connectors, which are water-tight and facilitate quick connection.
The top frame of the Electric Cable Roller machine incorporates a screw jack arrangement that allows a pair of rollers to be pressed against the top of the cable, thereby pushing the cable into the “vee” of the tapered powered rollers.
The Electric Cable Roller machine is designed to allow the cable to be loaded from the top or from the bottom, giving maximum operational flexibility. To allow for top loading, the top frame can pivot open as shown above.
To allow bottom loading, the Electric Cable Roller machines need to be re-configured. To lift the cable up into the Electric Cable Roller, the powered rollers need to be pivoted out and the support rollers at each end of the machine need to be pivoted out by removing the lynch pins that lock them in place.
The ergonomic design to provide the operators the choice of either top or bottom loading facility means that the system can be used in a wide range of installation conditions.