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A Transformer sliding on a Low Profile slide system onto a Turntable for rotation.
A Transformer sliding on a Low Profile slide system onto a Turntable for rotation.
Photo courtesy of Total Transport & Rigging
LP400 skidding system sliding a large, heavy transformer into position, courtesy of Duncan Machinery Movers.
LP400 skidding system sliding a large, heavy transformer into position.
Photo courtesy of Duncan Machinery Movers.
Operator with a 5.1G hydraulic pump moving a Transformer in Venezuela, courtesy of R & L Transport.
Operator with a 5.1G hydraulic pump moving a Transformer in Venezuela.
Photo courtesy of R & L Transport.
Close-up of the self-resetting hydraulic push cylinders during a move.
Close-up of the self-resetting hydraulic push cylinders during a move.
Photo courtesy of Gianti Logistics.
All components of the LP400 are hand-portable - these track sections weigh 125 lbs., courtesy of Landsvirkjun.
All components of the LP400 are hand-portable – these track sections weigh 125 lbs.
Photo courtesy of Landsvirkjun.
Skidding a Transformer onto the pad using a Low Profile system.
Skidding a Transformer onto the pad using a Low Profile system.
Photo courtesy of T-Lane Transportation
An indoor gantry crane and conventional slide system would have been the alternative method to move the generators and engines into this power plant for installation, but the efficiency and compact size of the LP400 made the project faster - less equipment and less crew were required.
The LP400 system efficiently moved several generators and engines into this power plant for installation.
Photo courtesy of Martin Bencher.
Demonstrating the XLP150 system which is designed for both pushing and pulling up to 150 tons.
Demonstrating the XLP150 system which is designed for both pushing and pulling up to 150 tons.
Photo courtesy of Transport Bellemare.
Two workers leapfrogging and re-connecting the LP400 track sections of the skidding system.
Two workers leapfrogging and re-connecting the LP400 track sections of the skidding system.
Photo courtesy of R & L Transport.
Using both an HT and LP system simulateneoudly to support and slide a load inside a steel mill - couresy of Benkart Rigging
Using both an HT and LP system simultaneously to support and slide a load inside a steel mill.
Photo courtesy of R & L Transport.
Close up of the graphite and steel slide surface and ratchet track design on the LP350 system.
Close up of the graphite and steel slide surface and ratchet track design on the LP350 system.
Photo courtesy of Irving Equipment.
Skidding a Transformer within a live plant with limited access and space.
Skidding a Transformer within a live plant with limited access and space.
Photo courtesy of Duncan Machinery Movers
The Hydraulic push cylinders on the Low Profile systems are hand-portable and operate on either end of the skid track.
The Hydraulic push cylinders on the Low Profile systems are hand-portable and operate on either end of the skid track.
Photo courtesy of R & L Transport.
No hold-backs, winch lines or rollers are required, making it possible to slide this heavy load through a building with very tight clearance.
No hold-backs, winch lines or rollers are required, making it possible to slide this heavy load through a building with very tight clearance.
Photo courtesy of T-Lane Transportation.
Setup to slide an Oil Rig using a Low Profile skidding system in Italy, courtesy of LP Drilling.
Setup to slide an Oil Rig using a Low Profile skidding system in Italy.
Photo courtesy of LP Drilling.
Moving a heavy machine into a tight spot with an LP400 Hydraulic Skidding System, courtesy of TNT Crane & Rigging.
Moving a heavy machine into a tight spot with an LP400 Hydraulic Skidding System.
Photo courtesy of TNT Crane & Rigging.
Skidding a Transformer from the LP400 system directly onto a powered Turntable for simple rotation of the load - courtesy of OCS Industries.
Skidding a Transformer from the LP400 system directly onto a powered Turntable for simple rotation of the load.
Photo courtesy of OCS Industries.
The extremely low profile of the XLP150 system makes it ideal for use inside buildings or in other areas with limited clearance.
The extremely low profile of the XLP150 system makes it ideal for use inside buildings or in other areas with limited clearance.
Photo courtesy of Edwards Moving & Rigging.
Loading a complete Low Profile System into the back of a pick-up truck with a forklift.
Loading a complete Low Profile System into the back of a pick-up truck with a forklift.
Sliding a Gas Engine with the LP400 skidding system in Portugal - courtesy of Transportes Machado.
Sliding a Gas Engine with the LP400 skidding system in Portugal.
Photo courtesy of Transportes Machado.
Close up of the XLP150 Push-Pull system engaged in pulling operations.
Close up of the XLP150 Push-Pull system engaged in pulling operations.
Photo courtesy of Lower Colorado River Authority
Sliding a Transformer onto a pad using the Low Profile skidding system, courtesy of R & L Transport.
Sliding a Transformer onto a pad using the Low Profile skidding system.
Photo courtesy of R & L Transport.
Sliding large unit using the LP400 skidding system as a spotter watches from a safe distance, courtesy of Emmert.
Sliding large unit using the LP400 skidding system as a spotter watches from a safe distance.
Photo courtesy of Emmert International.
LP400 hydraulic skidding system being tested for first time in Jamaica, courtesy of Zoukie.
LP400 hydraulic skidding system being tested for first time in Jamaica.
Photo courtesy of Zoukie.
Using the LP400 skidding system to move a very heavy Transformer, courtesy of Total Transport and Rigging.
Using the LP400 skidding system to move a very heavy Transformer.
Photo courtesy of Total Transport and Rigging.
A vessel being skid into position in a refinery using our Low Profile skidding system with tight clearance, courtesy of TNT Crane & Rigging.
A Low Profile skidding system is used to slide a vessel into position within a refinery. .
Photo courtesy of TNT Crane & Rigging.
The XLP150 skidding system is shipped in a Storage Box with all components neatly packed and accessible
The XLP150 skidding system is shipped in a Storage Box with all components neatly packed and accessible.
Simple connections and minimal parts allow quick and easy set up of the Low Profile systems.
Simple connections and minimal parts allow quick and easy set up of the Low Profile systems.
Photo courtesy of Mountain Heavy Transport.
A historic old ship slides easily with the LP400 system - courtesy of Leinolift.
A historic old ship slides easily with the LP400 system.
Photo courtesy of Leinolift.
A combination of rollers and skid track were used to move this Oil Rig, courtesy of LP Drilling.
A combination of rollers and skid track were used to move this Oil Rig.
Photo courtesy of LP Drilling.
The LP350 was used to remove a Yankee Dryer from the second floor of a tissue mill.
The LP350 was used to remove a Yankee Dryer from the second floor of a tissue mill.
Photo courtesy of Irving Equipment.
The LP400 skidding system blocked with Ekki jacking timbers to move a Transformer over a trench.
The LP400 skidding system blocked with Ekki jacking timbers to move a Transformer over a trench.
Photo courtesy of R & L Transport.
The LP400 eliminates the need for a crane and other heavy equipment at this power plant in Eastern Europe.
The LP400 eliminates the need for a crane and other heavy equipment at this power plant in Eastern Europe.
Photo courtesy of Gianti Logistics.
A Low Profile skidding system, Hydra-Pac Synchronous pump, 55-ton jacks and Ekki jacking timbers combine to install Transformers at a Hydro-electric plant in Iceland.
A Low Profile skidding system, Hydra-Pac Synchronous pump, 55-ton jacks and Ekki jacking timbers combine to install Transformers at a Hydro-electric plant in Iceland.
Photo courtesy of Landsvirkjun.
The LP400 can be set-up without heavy equipment- this system is set on steel plates to level the skid way, courtesy of Precision Crane.
The LP400 can be set-up without heavy equipment- this system is set on steel plates to level the skid way.
Photo courtesy of Precision Crane.
The XLP150 system is completely hand-portable - mobilization is quick and simple.
The XLP150 system is completely hand-portable – mobilization is quick and simple.
Photo courtesy of Lower Colorado River Authority.
Robert Young, Director of Operations at Hydra-Slide with the Irving Equipment crew celebrating the completion of a challenging project.
Robert Young, Director of Operations at Hydra-Slide with the Irving Equipment crew celebrating the completion of a challenging project.
Photo courtesy of Irving Equipment.
Skidding a boiler out of a packaging plant in the USA - courtesy of AME Inc.
Crew setting up the XLP150 skidding system tracks for installing a transformer inside a hospital.
Photo courtesy of Mountain Heavy Transport.
Skidding systems are often a cost-effective way to move many types of heavy loads, even when ground conditions are poor or access is limited.
Skidding systems are often a cost-effective way to move many types of heavy loads, even when ground conditions are poor or access is limited.
Photo courtesy of Donald Rigging
Sliding machinery high inside a building with the XLP150 system.
Sliding machinery high inside a building with the XLP150 system.
Photo courtesy of Edwards Moving & Rigging

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