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Knowl Hill Substation Transformer

31 Tonne transformer safely jacked & skidded into position at Knowl Hill Substation.

Knowl Hill Substation Transformer

Utilising our 6x4 DAF XF 510 and Faymonville low loader, our Team transported the 5.3m (L) x 2.9m (W) x 4.4m (H) transformer from Leeds to Knowl Hill, Berkshire.

Once on site, our Team lowered the bed of the trailer to allow for the positioning of the four jacks. With these in place, our Team gradually raised the transformer in 25mm increments until at the sufficient height to allow for the installation of the skidding track underneath.

By gradually lowering the jacks, the transformer was manoeuvred into position on the skid track.

Once settled, our Team extended and retracted the push/pull until between the track’s locking points gradually sliding the transformer towards it’s designated siting on the substation plinth. Once in position, our Team once again employed the jacks to raise the transformer, allowing for the removal of the track before final lowering into position.

Another transformer safely delivered!

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