Cable Drum Engines (CDE's)


The Cable Drum Engine (CDE) has evolved from hydraulic, through DC electric and now to AC electric variable speed drives. Parkurn’s CDE’s have earned their quality reputation through technical excellence, performance and their reliability.

Using proven mechanical design philosophies in conjunction with state-of-the-art electronic drives and controls, Parkburn supplies rugged, reliable equipment for fast mobilisation and safe & simple operation. Equipment can be provided as individual stand-alone machines, or as part of fully-synchronised and automated turnkey back-deck handling systems.

Parkburn Cable Drum Engine Features & Benefits:

  • Full AC vector-controlled motor synchronisation and load share
  • Top or bottom cable entry options
  • Cable safe, smooth & accurate digital speed and tension control
  • Freely rotating fleeting ring options
  • Auto lay capability
  • Integral support hydraulics and load cell dynamometry
  • Bio-degradable hydraulic oil option
  • Local, remote and/or radio control options
  • Remote diagnostics
  • Power regeneration capability
  • Self-contained plug and play systems
  • Standard ISO container footprint options
  • Static/dynamic FAT options prior to delivery
  • Fast and efficient installation and commissioning

In support of its Cable Drum Engine range Parkburn also supplies:

  • Draw off/hold back (DOHB) linear cable engines
  • Cable diverters
  • Deck / CCR / bridge display units
  • Portable speed & distance units
  • Local and remote control packages
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