The entire cabling line is PC controlled allowing for individual cable recipe retrieval precisely controlling the cabling bay(s) speeds and Caterpuller Capstan speeds producing exacting lay lengths per cable specification.
Reel Power Industrial recently introduced its line of turnkey Planetary Cabling Systems. Illustration above shows a system currently under construction at the Tulsa, Oklahoma manufacturing facility. Components of the line include a 50,000 lb. powered traversing frame gantry/portal payoff, two (2) twelve (12) position planetary cabling bays, heavy duty 72” Caterpuller capstan and a 50,000 lb. traversing frame gantry/portal take-up system. Each cabling bay will accommodate six (6) 66” diameter primary reels weighing up to 6,500 lbs. each and six (6) 36” diameter filler reels weighting up to 1,500 lbs. each. Both primary and filler cradle positions are powered and controlled by load cell mounted material guide sheave for precise communication to drive system. Each cabling bay is pit mounted and supported by heavy-duty trunion rollers and phenolic topside rollers. Drive system utilizes an AC Vector motor, two (2) speed transmission connected to a helical/bevel gearbox with four (4) strand chain and sprocket driving the cabling bay. The entire cabling line is PC controlled allowing for individual cable recipe retrieval precisely controlling the cabling bay(s) speeds and Caterpuller Capstan speeds producing exacting lay lengths per cable specification. Tulsa Power, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of Wire & Cable Handling equipment producing a broad offering of shafted and shaftless payoff’s and take-up’s, capstans, accumulators, respoolers, coilers, eccentric and concentric taping systems, measuring systems and specializes in custom designed equipment to meet customers exacting requirements.