Tensioners & Centralizers

Tensioners are at the core of a pipe laying system and IMECA offers a wide range suitable for different products and applications.

IMECA tensioners are Best in Class if it comes to high capacity handling of sensitive products like flexible pipes, umbilicals and HV power-cables.

Multipurpose for flexible and rigid pipes, umbilicals and wire ropes

  • 2, 3, 4 or 6 tracks for Onshore & Offshore applications,
  • Pulling capacity from 10 to 400T, market’s biggest,
  • Tracks length up to 9 m with product direct contact through sliding movement,
  • 2 T/m accuracy in hydraulic squeezing and 200 kg/m in electrical squeezing,
  • Squeezing maintained more than 48h without any power,
  • Full Open-ability up to 4 m OD around the firing line,
  • Upon request: wider openable and retractable clearance,
  • Even pressure on the product through optimized tracks stiffness,

Special technology using TeflonTM covered flaps activated by hydraulic cylinders.

  • Oil and HPU free, leak free, space saving,
  • Leak free, environment friendly,
  • Improved pressure adjustment on pipe: 150 kg/m,
  • High efficiency,
  • Low lifecycle cost

Fully electrical, plug and play


IMECA, your expert in pipe tensioners and centralizers

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