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Transformer slide using an HT500 skidding system, courtesy of Bengal Transportation.

Transformer slide using an HT500 skidding system.
Photo courtesy of Bengal Transportation.

Large vessel moved from a transporter using a Heavy Track skidding system, courtesy of Donald Rigging.

Large vessel moved from a transporter using a Heavy Track skidding system.
Photo courtesy of Donald Rigging.

Final placement of a vessel using a skid system is simple and accurate, courtesy of Donald Rigging.

Final placement of a vessel using a skid system is simple and accurate.
Photo courtesy of Donald Rigging.

Offloading a fully dressed Transformer using our hydraulic skidding system, courtesy of HWP.

Offloading a fully dressed Transformer using the HT500 hydraulic skidding system.
Photo courtesy of HWP Rigging.

A Heavy Track system skidding a Transformer, courtesy of J Supor & Sons.

A Heavy Track system skidding a Transformer.
Photo courtesy of J Supor & Sons.

The Heavy Track systems feature a simple pin and lug design for connecting the track sections and can span unsupported distances, courtesy of Tucker Oilfield Hauling.

The Heavy Track systems feature a simple pin and lug design for connecting the track sections and can span unsupported distances.
Photo courtesy of Tucker Oilfield Hauling.

Bird's Eye View lowering TBM Components onto the HT300 Skidding System - courtesy of Yu Sin Engineering.

Bird’s Eye View lowering TBM Components onto the HT300 Skidding System.
Photo courtesy of Yu Sin Engineering Work Pte. Ltd.

Skidding a Transformer using the HT500 system ,Ekki timbers and Engineered 100-ton Stools - courtesy of Alamo1.

Skidding a Transformer using the HT500 system, Ekki timbers and Engineered 100-ton Stools.
Photo courtesy of Alamo1.

The Heavy Track systems are equipped with D-Rings for simpel transport and assembly - courtesy of Hansa-Meyer.

The Heavy Track systems are equipped with D-Rings for simple transport, lifting and assembly.
Photo courtesy of Hansa-Meyer.

23-2-4E Electric Hydra-Pac pump and HT300 system working in a power substation.

A transformer offloaded from rail, hauled to site and set on foundation using the HT500.
Photo courtesy of Dynamic Specialized.

HT1000

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

The HT300 Skidding System assembled in a 30m pit.

The HT300 Skidding System assembled in a 30m pit.
Photo courtesy of Yu Sin Engineering Work Pte Ltd

Hydraulic Synchronous 20-2-4D Diesel Power Unit at work, courtesy of Bengal Transportation.

Hydra-Pac Synchronous 20-2-4D Diesel Power Unit at work.
Photo courtesy of Bengal Transportation.

Our HT300 system skidding a transformer off of a trailer, courtesy of Donald Rigging.

The HT300 system skidding a transformer off of a trailer.
Photo courtesy of Donald Rigging.

Moving a Generator to a transporter with the Heavy Track skidding system, courtesy of ETARCO.

Moving a Generator to a transporter with the Heavy Track skidding system.
Photo courtesy of ETARCO.

Skidding a Transformer from a railcar onto a transporter, courtesy of HWP.

Skidding a Transformer from a railcar onto a transporter.
Photo courtesy of HWP Rigging.

Sliding this heavy Transformer off a trailer was inherently safer than lifting with a crane, courtesy of J&B Heavy Haul.

Sliding this heavy Transformer off a trailer was inherently safer than lifting with a crane.
Photo courtesy of J&B Heavy Haul.

HT500 system sliding a Transformer underneath wires at a substation.

HT500 system sliding a Transformer underneath wires at a substation.
Photo courtesy of Crane Service.

Observing the slide of a 670-ton Transformer using the HT1000 system - courtesy of Bonneville Power..

Operator controlling the slide of a 670-ton Transformer using the HT1000 system.
Photo courtesy of Bonneville Power.

Skidding Tunnel Boring Machine components laterally into the starter tunnel 300 feet (100m) using the HT500 system and JL250 jacking load shoes.

Skidding Tunnel Boring Machine components laterally into the starter tunnel 300 feet (100m) using the HT500 system and JL250 jacking load shoes.
Photo courtesy of PSC Crane & Rigging.

The skidding system cylinders automatically reset into the slide track at the end of their stroke.

The skidding system cylinders automatically reset into the slide track at the end of their stroke.
Photo courtesy of AME Inc.

Offloading a transformer from a rail car with the HT500.

Offloading a transformer from a rail car with the HT500.
Photo courtesy of Dynamic Specialized.

A transformer offloaded from rail, hauled to site and set on foundation using the HT500.

23-2-4E Electric Hydra-Pac pump and HT300 system working in a power substation.
Photo courtesy of Duke Energy.

Using both an HT and LP system simultaneously to support and slide a load inside a steel mill - courtesy of Benkart Rigging.

Using both an HT and LP system simultaneously to support and slide a load inside a steel mill.
Photo courtesy of Benkart Rigging.

Skidding a heavy Exchanger vessel out of a tight spot in a refinery, courtesy of Berard.

Skidding a heavy Exchanger vessel out of a tight spot in a refinery.
Photo courtesy of Berard.

Close-up view of a large, heavy machine sliding inside a building, courtesy of Donald Rigging

Close-up view of a large, heavy machine sliding inside a building.
Photo courtesy of Donald Rigging.

Basic Hydra-Slide skidding system used in the Heavy Transport and Rigging industry for decades, courtesy of ETARCO.

Basic Hydra-Slide skidding system used in the Heavy Transport and Rigging industry for decades.
Photo courtesy of ETARCO.

HT500 Skidding System ready to move a Transformer off the back of a transporter, courtesy of HWP.

HT500 Skidding System ready to move a Transformer off the back of a transporter.
Photo courtesy of HWP Rigging.

Final placement of a Transformer onto a pad using the hydraulic skidding method, courtesy of J&B Heavy Haul.

Final placement of a Transformer onto a pad using the hydraulic skidding method.
Photo courtesy of J&B Heavy Haul.

Skidding a large Transformer onto its pad in a live substation - courtesy of Alamo1

Skidding a large Transformer onto its pad in a live substation.
Photo courtesy of Alamo1

Removing a failed Transformer during an emergency operation at a power plant - courtesy of HWP Rigging.

Removing a failed Transformer during an emergency operation at a power plant.
Photo courtesy of HWP Rigging.

Setting up the HT1000 Tri-Rail skidding system.

Setting up the HT1000 Tri-Rail skidding system.
Photo courtesy of Bonneville Power.

The Hydra-Slide HT500 skidding a transformer.

The Hydra-Slide HT500 skidding a transformer.
Photo courtesy of Crane Service.

All Connector pins, lugs, graphite and push cylinders are loaded and stored in a Steel Toolbox ready for easy transport and inventory control.

All connectors, lugs, graphite lubricant, stop blocks and push cylinders are stored in a Steel Toolbox  for easy transport and inventory control.

Transformer transported from the port and slid to the foundation using the HT500 system.

Transformer transported from the port and slid to the foundation using the HT500 system.
Photo courtesy of Dynamic Specialized.

Slide systems are ideal for areas with tight clearances and restricted access - courtesy of AME Inc.

Slide systems are ideal for areas with tight clearances and restricted access.
Photo courtesy of AME Inc.

Skidding 386-ton cable reels at a US port to be accessible by ship crane, courtesy of Berard.

Skidding 386-ton cable reels at a US port to be accessible by ship crane.
Photo courtesy of Berard.

Skidding a Transformer with a Heavy Track system, courtesy of Donald Rigging.

Skidding a fully dressed Transformer with a Heavy Track system.
Photo courtesy of Donald Rigging.

The HT500 and Ekki jacking timbers supporting a skidding track, courtesy of HWP.

The HT500 skidding track supported by Ekki jacking timbers.
Photo courtesy of HWP Rigging.

Skidding an offshore buoy off of a barge in Africa, courtesy of HydroDive.

Skidding an offshore buoy off of a barge in Africa.
Photo courtesy of HydroDive.

Skidding a Transformer off a trailer with a Heavy Track skidding system, courtesy of Tucker Oilfield Hauling.

Skidding a Transformer off a trailer with a Heavy Track skidding system.
Photo courtesy of Tucker Oilfield Hauling.

A machine is slid off a Transporter using the HT300 system - courtesy of Rapid Response Solutions

A machine is slid off a Transporter using the HT300 system.
Photo courtesy of Rapid Response Solutions.

Skidding a boiler out of a packaging plant in the USA - courtesy of AME Inc.

Skidding a boiler out of a packaging plant in the USA.
Photo courtesy of AME Inc.

The Heavy Track systems are assembled using simple pin and lug connections.

The Heavy Track systems are assembled using simple pin and lug connections.

A Transformer is skidded from the HT500 system directly onto a TT500 Turntable, saving time and resources - courtesy of HWP Rigging.

A Transformer is skidded from the HT500 system directly onto a TT500 Turntable, saving time and resources.
Photo courtesy of HWP Rigging.

Successful Transformer Slide in Florida.

Successful Transformer Slide in Florida.
Photo courtesy of Duke Energy.

HT1000

Aerial view of a 570 ton Tunnel Boring Machine sliding on the HT300 system to a TT900-10 turntable for 180 degree rotation, allowing the TBM to remain fully assembled during repositioning to the next tunnel.
Photo courtesy of Yin Sin Engineering Work PTE Ltd.

Successful Transformer Slide in Florida.

The Heavy Track skidding systems can be used in rugged site conditions to move almost any oversize or overweight load.
Photo courtesy of Tucker Oilfield Hauling.

Thanks to all of our customers who have sent photos of their equipment in action - we wish you all continued success!