TTS-2/35 Series Tensioner

2-track system

The MDL TTS-2/35 Series Tensioner is a 6Te line pull, 2-track system for the installation or recovery of flexibles, cables, umbilicals and steel pipe products.

The tracks are fitted with 'V' shaped pads and operate by gripping the product between the opposing track carriages with hydraulic cylinders.


4.5m x 1.5m x 2.7m (LxBxH)
Weight - 8.7Te


Operational mode
2-track mode

Track contact length

Maximum squeeze
35Te/track (14Te/m/track)

Max operating pull
6Te at 0.09 CoF

Product speed
0 - 1,000m/hr (at 60Hz supply)

Tension control
10 - 100%

Product Capacity

Product range
0 - 550mm OD (may require additional track pad sets)

Maximum track opening

Ancillary Equipment

Electro-hydraulic powerpack
3.0m x 2.4m x 2.5m (LxBxH)
Weight – 5.2Te

Hose & Cable Package

20m set from powerpack to tensioner unit
20m power cable from powerpack to vessel

Lifting Equipment

1 x lifting rigging set for the tensioner
1 x lifting rigging set for HPU

Assumed Conditions

Up to 100%

Marine/high salinity

Power Requirements

Supply 1 (main system)
3 Phase, 440V, 60Hz, 200amp supply at full load

Additional Information

Tracks driven by hydraulic motor/ brake/gearbox drive assembly to deploy or retrieve the product.

The two track carriages are mounted in the main structural frame. This is connected to the mounting frame with low shear mounts and load cell pins for accurate product load information.

Both tracks open hydraulically to load/unload product and close to grip the product when operational.

The tensioner can be loaded with product in line or side loaded.

Supplied with a dedicated electro – hydraulic power pack, which drives the track motors and operates the track cylinders.

Remote operation with a Walk About Box (WAB).

Quick connect/release package of interconnecting cables and hoses completes the basic system.

Standard and custom track pads can be supplied to suit client product requirements.

Unit is road transportable or can be shipped in 40ft flat rack containers.

Facility for data logging and remote interrogation subject to set-up and bandwidth on-board vessel.

Note: For purchasing the unit can be offered with electric drives.

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