Sidewinder cable carrier has been engineered to give airports a simple, reliable power transfer product. Installed at a number of major UK airports, this proven system offers the ultimate in power transfer from converter to aircraft.
Aircraft power cabling and aircraft plugs are subjected to extremes of wear, impact damage and rough handling. As a result, power cables and AC plugs are a constant source of problems at busy airports, with any failure potentially having an impact on safety, turn-round times and costs.
Powervamp’s Sidewinder cable carrier system is engineered to give airports a simple, reliable power transfer system at an affordable price, backed by Powervamp’s unique 5 year Sidewinder warranty*
Compared with any other type of cable carrier, Sidewinder has the lowest life cost of ownership, achieved through key design features such as:
Powervamp has considered all aspects of Sidewinder deployment – from initial transport and installation to ease of operation and field service. Working directly with ground handling teams at major UK airports to understand their problems, the design team has created Sidewinder, the ultimate in simple, reliable, airport power transfer systems from converter to aircraft.
*subject to terms and conditions.
Airbus A380, A340, A319, Boeing B787, B777, 747, B767, or power plants of a similar specification
Major airlines, airports, MROs and airshows
|Common||150mm (6in) wide x 150mm (6in) high|
|Extended length||12, 15, 20, 25, 30 metres (39, 49, 65.5, 82, 98ft)|
|Arm length||3 metres (10ft) and 5 metres (17ft)|
|Construction material||Extruded alloy|
|Pivot arrangement||Alloy base plate, centre shaft with pre-loaded bearings and polymer wearing surfaces with IGUS chain cable and radius protection. All non ferrous fittings|
|Skates||Flexell castors, high density nylon – 200mm (8in) diameter|
|Cable stowage cage||Mild steel, galvanised, painted powder-coat yellow with twin aircraft plug holsters|
|Base station||Lockable galvanized steel cabinet with heavy duty terminal bloc, isolator, earth point and grommet holes fixed to twin ‘l’ beams each with base plate and 4 x 20mm (¾in) securing holes|
|Max. extension angle to the vertical||20°|
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