JDR Cable Systems is a leading supplier of custom engineered cable and umbilical systems for a wide range of subsea applications.
In planning a major investment project, JDR identified a need for a versatile cable drive system to be used in a variety of cable and umbilical manufacture, re-spool and load-out applications.
Having understood JDR’s requirements, Meltech designed a moveable, portable cable engine which could be used for tensioning and pulling of a wide range of cables and umbilicals.
The system is modular, thereby allowing the ganging together of several engines to provide an increased level of tension/pull.
The electrical engineers at Meltech developed a leading edge control system that is fully integrated into the factory-wide control network allowing a single operator to control and monitor the entire process.
JDR makes use of Meltech cable engines throughout their manufacturing facility and multiple machines have been installed.