HT1000 Tri-Rail Skidding System

HT1000 Tri-Rail Skidding System

The HT1000 Tri-Rail “Hydra-Slide™” Heavy Track skidding system is our highest capacity system, capable of pushing 1000 tons while still maintaining an 8″ profile. Features a unique automatic resetting, double-cylinder design within the Hydra-Slide ratchet track. Another cost-effective and accurate methods for moving all types of heavy loads where a rigid, load carrying track is required.

A standard system includes 50 feet of double track and 4 skid shoes. The push cylinders, safety stop blocks and all connecting hardware come packed conveniently in a steel Toolbox for storage and transportation.

Skidding a 670-ton Transformer using the HT1000 system.
Setting up the HT1000 Tri-Rail skidding system.

View Track Capacity charts:

HT1000 Track Capacity Chart

The HT1000 Tri-Rail tracks each utilize two 55 ton cylinders for maximum push capacity while maintaining a low working height.

HT1000 Technical Specifications

Skidding Push Capacity* 1000 ton
Cylinder Capacity 55 ton
Cylinder Stroke 13″
Skidding Speed** 30 ft/hr
Skid Shoe Capacity 250 ton
System Working Height 8″
System Coefficient of Friction 15-20%
Slide Surface Material Graphite
Maximum Slope +/- 2%
Track Alignment Tolerance +/- 0.25″
Maximum Operating Pressure 10,000 psi

* based on standard system containing 4x push cylinders & 4x skid shoes
** Speed based on 20-2-4D Hydra-Pac

HT1000 Dimensions

Length Width Height Weight
20′ Track Section 20′ 34″ 7″ 5600 lb
19′ Track Section 19′ 34″ 7″ 5367 lb
15′ Track Section 15′ 34″ 7″ 4200 lb
12′ Track Section 12′ 34″ 7″ 3360 lb
10′ Track Section 10′ 34″ 7″ 2800 lb
HT1000 Skid Shoe 40″ 30″ 6″ 490 lb
Storage Box (2 required) 42″ 34″ 22″ 1000 lb
Storage Box Contains:
Track Connector Bars
Track Connector Pins
2×55 Ton Push Cylinder Assemblies
Safety Stop Blocks
Skid Shoe Pins
Graphite Lubricant
Coupler Bleed Tool Kit

HT1000 Technical Specifications

Skidding Push Capacity* 907 tonne
Cylinder Capacity 50 tonne
Cylinder Stroke 333 mm
Skidding Speed** 9 m/hr
Skid Shoe Capacity 227 tonne
System Working Height 20 cm
System Coefficient of Friction 15-20%
Slide Surface Material Graphite
Maximum Slope +/- 2%
Track Alignment Tolerance +/- 6.35 mm
Maximum Operating Pressure 700 bar

* based on standard system containing 4x push cylinders & 4x skid shoes
** Speed based on 20-2-4D Hydra-Pac

HT1000 Dimensions

Length Width Height Weight
20′ Track Section 6.096 m 86 cm 18 cm 2560 kg
19′ Track Section 5.791 m 86 cm 18 cm 2434 kg
15′ Track Section 4.572 m 86 cm 18 cm 1905 kg
12′ Track Section 3.657 m 86 cm 18 cm 1524 kg
10′ Track Section 3.048 m 86 cm 18 cm 1270 kg
HT1000 Skid Shoe 102 cm 76 cm 15 cm 222 kg
Storage Box (2 required) 107 cm 86 cm 56 cm 454 kg
Storage Box Contains:
Track Connector Bars
Track Connector Pins
2×27 Tonne Push/Pull Cylinder Assemblies
Safety Stop Blocks
Skid Shoe Pins
Graphite Lubricant
Coupler Bleed Tool Kit