Zeck WB1500/16+4+4+4 Puller Tensioner


WB 1500/16+4+4+4

Full electronically controlled puller-tensioner for up to 4 ropes/conductors with 8 bull wheels (Ø 1500 mm), groove diameter 45 mm and individual control of each bull wheel set. Max. pulling/tensioning force of 4 x 48 kN or 1 x 170 kN and ZECK stringing data record system.


WB 1500/16+4+4+4 – ZECK GmbH


Max. pulling force:

4 x 48 kN or 1 x 170 kN

Max. speed:

4.8 km/h

Speed at max. pulling force:

2.3 km/h


Max. tensioning force:

4 x 48 kN or 1 x 170 kN

Speed at max. tensioning force:

4.8 km/h

Min. tensioning force:

approx. 3.5 kN (48 kN)variable


approx. 13 kN (170 kN)


Number of bull wheels:

8 (4 x 2)

Diameter of bull wheels:

1500 mm

Groove diameter:

45 mm

Number of ropes/conductors:

up to 4 (1 + 1 + 1 + 1)


Length x width x height:

8500 x 2550 x 3800 mm


17500 kg


  • Max. 200 kW (272 hp)

  • Liquid-cooled diesel engine with automatic rpm control

  • 24 V system with high capacity battery


  • Each bull wheel with a completely enclosed individual drive unit (motor + brake + gear box) for minimal maintenance and high efficiency

  • Automatically controlled oil cooling system

  • Hydraulic systems to control 4 drum stands individually


  • Control of conductor in/out via joystick

  • PLC controlled machine for optimized productivity and safety

  • WVGA Color display for monitoring the pulling/tensioning force, hydraulic-, engine- and electrical systems with intelligent diagnostic and troubleshooting system

  • ZECK stringing data record system with USB interface

  • Automatic Tensioning System (ATS)

  • Overload protection system


  • 2 rigid axle chassis with parking brake for up to 30 km/h

  • Lockable aluminum cover

  • Back support via hydraulic sprag

  • Front support via hydraulic cylinder

  • Automatic rope/conductor clamping system with grounding device


  • Self-propelled chassis controlled by radio remote

  • Brake-/lighting system and mudguards (for rigid axle chassis)

  • 2 spring-mounted axle chassis with brake-/lighting system and mudguard for up to 80 km/h

  • Electronic printer for ZECK stringing data record system

  • Cable or radio remote control

  • Synchronization-System

  • Remote diagnosis with GPS modem

  • Hydraulic system (700/1000 bar) to power compression tools

  • Biodegradable hydraulic oil

  • Pre-cleaner for engine air filter

  • Arctic kit – with preheating system for up to -30 °C

  • Noise reduction kit

  • Machine version for left and right laid conductor

Special modifications or equipment on request.