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TD35 Bozen – Oberbozen

TD35 Bozen – Oberbozen

In autumn 2012, the hauling rope of the tri-cable TD35 Bozen – Oberbozen aerial cableway was replaced. The new cable, over 9,000 m long and 40 mm thick, weighs 65 tonnes. It was delivered to the upper station, spliced into the existing traction cable loop and pulled round. The cable had to remain under continuous tension, due to housing directly under the route of the cables at the lower station, and above the town, unprotected high-tension power lines crossing underneath the cables. See our skills on the internet: www.alpintec.com/video To guarantee the calculated cable tension needed...

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GD10 Percha – Ried (IT)

GD10 Percha – Ried (IT)

Leitner AG has once again put its trust in our experience with ropeways. And the company needs it too. From the handling of the two supplied drums to the pulling of the feeding ropes and the arrangement of all the necessary machines at the mid-way station along the ropeway, our assemblers are constantly in action. At the same time, the ropeway provides the perfect stage for the premiere of a new type of winch. The surge sheave winch, the concept for which was launched last year and which was manufactured in-house, is being used for the first time. The winch, featuring two different pulley...

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GD8 Genting Skyway

GD8 Genting Skyway

For the After Sales department at Leitner AG, we exchanged the line rope along the GD8 Genting Skyway, a coupled gondola lift, in early summer 2012. The equipment necessary for assembly was delivered via ship container. A hydraulic-powered rope pulley drum winds up the old rope – at the same time, the new line rope is stopped along the line and pulled round. Due to the length of the ropeway system and the logistical difficulties of delivering the new line rope, the decision was made to divide the rope and supply it on two drums. This meant a splice mid-way along the rope would be necessary –...

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