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5464 Woodrun Ct
GA 30517 Braselton

Tel: +1 678 828 9868

Cell: +1 404 202 9655

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Maillefer North America

Pipe & Tube

Phipps Bend Industrial Park<br /> 402 Phipps Bend Road
TN 37873 Surgoinsville

Tel: +1 423 817 2440

Fax: +1 423 212 0131

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Maillefer North America

Wire & Cable

#1 Extrusion Drive
CT 06379 Pawcatuck,

Tel: +1 920-215-6628

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Stable line speed, high pulling force

Our belt caterpillars ensure the stability of line speed and are highly reliable in long runs as well as with high pulling forces. The stable line speed minimizes cable diameter variations.

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Your caterpillar or capstan may be stopped because of an obsolete drive or motor. Don't keep your customers waiting and let your reputation suffer. Have your process requirements changed; do you need more speed or more pulling force from the equipment?

Description

Belt Caterpillar BCA 12 is a true workhorse of the cable industry. It is used in various insulation and sheathing applications, from building wire to medium voltage cables, and has a robust steel frame. The gripping pressure and the belt tension are pneumatically adjustable. Belts are driven through a gear transmission by an AC motor.

The power transmission includes one speed controlled AC motor directly connected to an angle gearbox. The motor is equipped with an electromagnetic brake.

Technical characteristics

Cable diameter, max. 100 mm
Cable diameter, min. 3 mm
Pulling force, max. 8 kN
Line speed, max. 400 m/min
Gripping length 1200 mm
Pressing force at 5 bar 10 kN
Dimensions L x W x H 2375 x 915 x 1525 mm

Exact values depend on the assembly.

Options

  • Air conditioning
  • Compressed air reservoir
  • Compressor
  • Noise cover

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Maillefer has recently acquired a Cable Checker unit for our new R&D lab. The unit is essentially a microscope connected to a hot oil bath for high resolution analysis of all parts of the cable. This equipment is particularly suited for inspection of extruded XLPE (cross-linkable polyethylene) insulated Medium, High and/or Extra-High Voltage cable samples. Both trouble shooting and quality control inspection are done with very high accuracy. Read more

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