36 in. Bullwheel Tensioner
3000 lb. Capacity


  • Integrated reel carrier.
  • 5-groove bullwheels with precision, solid-cast urethane linings.
  • Fully adjustable & articulated disc-caliper braking of bullwheels



About the BWT-1363
The Sherman + Reilly BWT-1363 is a precision bullwheel tensioner, with up to 2 reel carriers, providing a controlled conductor payout/retrieval system in a single piece of equipment. This design stretches equipment budgets and enables operational flexibility. Tensioning capacity of 3,000 lbs. at 4 mph provides plenty of power in a compact configuration for operation where space is limited.

Twin five-groove bullwheels are 36 inches in diameter and are lined with precision machined urethane, for maintaining tight control and gentle handling of conductors. Each bullwheel is controlled by a fully adjustable 3-axis, disc-caliper braking system, which incorporates a 20 in. ventilated bronze disc for well controlled, uninterrupted pulls.

Reel stands are capable of carrying 72” diameter reels, each with quick release features and rewind capabilities. Equipped with 16” diameter ventilate Al-bronze brake disc. The trailer is equipped with an adjustable front jack, drop-leg rear leveling jacks, DOT LED lighting, fully adjustable pintle eye with safety chains to match different heights of towing vehicles. The continuous weld strength steel construction provides as solid and durable piece of equipment, able to withstand rough field use.

For More Information about the BWT-1363 contact your local Sherman + Reilly Representative or call Sherman + Reilly directly at 1-800-251-7780.

Tensioning Capacity, max.: 3,000 lb.
Line Speed, max.: 4 mph
Bullwheel Size: 36 in. dia.
Bullwheel Count: 2 ea.
Bullwheel Groove Count: 5 per bullwheel
Groove Radius: 3/4 in.
Groove Lining Material: Polyurethane, 3/4 in. thickness
Tensioning Brake: 20 in. dia. disc, bronze
Brake Control: 3-axis caliper, manual
Fairlead Rollers: Adjustable
Maximum Reel Size: 84 in. OD x 52 in. wide
Maximum Reel Weight: 8,000 lb., fully loaded
Reel Shaft Diameter: 2- 5/8 in.
Reel Brake: 16 in. dia disc, bronze
Brake Control: Hydraulic, manually operated from operator’s position
Operator’s Safety Screen & Seat: Standard
Frame Construction: Steel tubing, continous-weld
Length, overall, nom.: 19 ft.
Width, overall, nom.: 8 ft., 6 in.
Height, overall, nom.: 9 ft.
Weight, nom.: 6, 000 (no options or accessories)
GVWR: 15,000 lb.
Suspension: Leaf spring
Axle Configuration: Tandem
Wheel Configuration & Tires: Single, 215/75R17.5
Brakes, trailer: Electric, with safety break-away switch
Towing Attachment: 3 in. adjustable pintle eye
Safety Chains: 2 ea., with hooks
Front/Nose Jack: Manual
Rear Jacks: Manual
Tie-Downs: D-rings, 1 in. dia. steel, 2 ea.
Lights, navigation: US DOT, LED, 12 VDC
Grounding: 3/4 in. dia. copper ground loops, 4 ea.
Wheel Chocks & Holders: Standard
Fire Extinguisher: ABC
Paint: S+R white

Alum/Bronze Tapered Cone – SM
Alum/Bronze Tapered Cone – LG
Full Vinyl Cover
Bullwheel Only Cover
Payout Brake Cover
Solar Battery Charger
Strobe Light
Pintle Hitch Extension