A Guide to Car-Pulling Systems
Linepull for starting and moving cars is determined on the following basis:
1. Number of cars to be moved, the weight of the cars and their contents.
2. Track grade or slope and curvature it applicable.
3. Track Ballast and condition.
4. Ambient conditions, temperature etc.
Provide us with the above information along with required linespeed, duty cycle distance car (s) are to be moved, operational details, preferred drive (electric hydraulic engine, etc.) and Timberland can design and manufacture a system to your exact requirements or one of our many existing designs may suit your application.
Double Drum TR Traction Type:
The double drum type Carpuller is not restricted to any fixed length of car travel. Bulwheels are grooved and rope is tensioned by a counterweight or adjustable take up sheave. Pull and braking are provided in both-directions.