54 in. Bullwheel Tensioner
8000 lb. Capacity


  • Hydraulically driven bullwheels
  • 5-groove bullwheels with precision, solid-cast urethane linings.



About the BWT-1548
The Sherman + Reilly BWT-1548 is a completely hydraulic bullwheel tensioner with a max tensioning capacity of 8,000 lbs. and a max speed of 4 mph. Equipped with either gas or diesel power to maintain well controlled pressure during the tensioning operation.

The BWT-1548 will operate both for paying out or pulling back conductor. Twin five-groove bullwheels are 54 inches in diameter and are lined with precision machined urethane, for maintaining tight control and gentle handling of conductors.

The single-axle trailer is equipped with a hydraulic front jack and drop leg rear leveling jacks, electric breaks, adjustable pintle eye, safety chains, and DOT LED lighting.

For More Information about the BWT-1548 contact your local Sherman + Reilly Representative or call Sherman + Reilly directly at 1-800-251-7780.

Tensioning Capacity, max.: 8,000 lb.
Line Speed, max.: 4 mph
Bullwheel Count: 2 ea.
Tensioning Brake: Hydraulic
Emergency/Parking Brake: Spring Applied/Hydraulic Released
Fairlead Rollers: Adjustable
Engine: 84 hp Diesel
GVWR: 15,000 lb.
Axle Configuration: Single
Length, overall, nom.: 19 ft. 2 in.
Width, overall, nom.: 8 ft.
Height, overall, nom.: 9 ft. 4 in.

Full Vinyl Cover
Solar Battery Charger
Strobe Light