Engineered wire rope car pullers are available in one-way and reversible models. They are frequently used fr moving rail cars, but are adaptable to many specialized handling tasks, including ladle cars, industrial cars, furnace hoods and doors, ships in dry-dock, shuttle conveyors and roll-off containers.
- Style 969: One way car puller – generally used where individual or strings of 20 rail cars are required to be moved.
- Style 970: Single drum, reversible – generally used where rail cars must be moved or controlled in both directions along a level track. Travel length is typically limited to 152 meters (500 ft.).
- Style 1000: Double drum, reversible – designed for applications where a closed rope circuit is required. The double drum extends the permissible travel range to as much as 610 meters (2,000 ft.)