Prior to all, a wind parks needs to generate power in the most effective way. This renewable energy needs to be transported through state-of-the-art and efficient high voltage cable solutions. These cables should be installed with the highest control and reliability by powerful and accurate equipment on board of barges, vessels, mobile and sub-sea machinery.
Draftec cable track tensioners or cable engines are perfectly engineered and balanced within the high-end multidisciplinary mindset of the company. Therefor Draftec cable lay equipment is the best solution to handle and pass high voltage cables with the highest accuracy and sensitivity from a wind park to the civilization.
Draftec understands that the power cable is a verry expensive package. Circumstances during installation could be rough. “Handle with Care” is not just a commercial slogan, but a companywide attitude and drive for the development of high-end cable engines, turn-tables, goose necks, loading towers, clamping and squeezing tools and adjustable roller boxes.
Draftec Cable Engines could be used as standalone units or fully integrated to a Top level interface and control system in order to create a one man operated multipurpose cable laying process.
As a result of a perfect balance between mechanical structures, hydraulic or electrical drives and system integration, Draftec cable engines or track tensioners excels in careful handling of high quality product cables to prevent deformations or breakage or any loss of quality and performance of a power cable. The advantage of multi-disciplinary system integration is that each contact force, line pressure and speed with the cable or every handling is registered, monitored, logged and even analyzed.
There are different types of Draftec cable engines; with wheels and with tracks.
All types are manufactured with inhouse experience and available with a dozen of unique features as advanced controls for synchronizations, constant tension, load sharing, clamp force and heave compensation.