Orton make spring operated cable reeling drums are powered with springs and has an automatic rewind feature which provides an extremely simple way of supplying power to machines such as crane_s and hoists. These spring cable reeling drums are used for both ac and dc applications. These reels recovers and store the cable in multiple layerson the drum.
standard reels are supplied for the cable fed in the clockwise direction, when viewed from the slipring side. The same can be provided for anticlockwise feed of cable also. These reels are extremely simple to mount, and can be mounted on the structure with the help of a supporting flange - if no suitable structure is available, then a bracket can be connected to the flange and this can be fixed to the floor or tray etc.
the springs used in these reels are manufactured from the highest quality materials and are of clock spring type. A wide range of characteristics can be obtained by assembling these springs singly or in series or in parallel.
all the power sliprings are designed for 600v ac operating voltage.
spring operated cable reeling drums can also be supplied with geared rotary limit switch arrangement.
orton have a complete range of motor driven torque controller cable reeling drums. The reels shown in this catalogue are direct reeling units where the cable compartment is mounted directly on the torque controller. For those applications where the length and weight of the cable is in excess of the design capability of the direct reeling units, we have the indirect driven torque controller reels. With these reels the torque controller unit powers the reel compartment through a suitably selected transmission system. These types of cable reels are a reliable, low cost solution for reeling long lengths of cable. These drums are available for a complete range of cable lengths from 30 to 500 meters, for voltage up to 11000 v. These spring operaded cable reeling drums are easily installed, have an absolute minimum maintenance requirement and are virtually unaffected by extremes of temperature and environment. These types of spring cable reeling drums are available in 3 types viz monospiral, standard lay and random lay.