Tracked Tensioners


Parkburn designs and manufactures a wide range of track tensioners to support factory-based product manufacturing and marine installation and retrieval operations worldwide.

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.

Typical Parkburn Tensioner Features & Benefits:

  • 380-440V/50-60Hz AC electric drive for smooth & stepless operation
  • Adaptive track options to cater for non-standard diameter product(s)
  • Self-contained design philosophy with flat rack based and containerised options
  • No external cooling required
  • Digital motor / track / machine to machine speed synchronisation*
  • Integral & independent dual redundant speed and distance system
  • Integral load cell and pitch compensated tension control system
  • Integral hydraulic supply for track open/close, track squeeze and brakes
  • Bio degradable hydraulic oil option
  • System alarms and instrumentation package provided as standard
  • Back-up tensioner control via hardwired local control pendant
  • Self-cooled run quiet resistor banks
  • IP56 (minimum) ingress protection levels
  • Static/dynamic FAT options prior to delivery
  • Fast and efficient installation and commissioning

*Speed synchronisation with other manufacturer’s equipment is subject to the 3rd party equipment’s capability.

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