New Cable Ladder Reduces Weight and Increases Load Capacity in Offshore Applications

April 29, 2014 at 11:37 am  •  Posted in Oil and Gas  •  0 Comments

Expanding on its global cable ladder offering, Eaton’s B-Line business introduces its new High Performance Ladder (HPL) Series cable ladder. Designed to literally save tons in overall weight for offshore and modular projects, this patent-pending cable ladder offers a unique combination of low weight and high strength. This high strength to weight ratio allows for increased load capacities and keeps project weight budgets in balance.

To learn just how much weight can be reduced, view the HPL Series video below and determine how much you can save using the HPL Weight Savings Calculator.

HPL Series Features & Benefits

  • Lightweight design optimized to exceed load requirements while reducing weight
  • Stainless steel 316 construction
  • I-Beam side rail maximizes strength
  • Roll formed components increase strength
  • Slotted side rails reduce labor when splicing after cutting
  • Slotted rungs for cable and accessory attachment
  • ABS Design Assessed
  • DNV Certified load tests
  • AVEVA PDMS models

For added cable protection and durability, the HPL Series also accommodates the B-Line division’s new High-Performance Cover Clamp. Offering a wind rating of up to 76 meters per second, the lightweight cover clamp is available in standard or raised configurations and stainless steel or hot-dipped galvanized material. The High-Performance Cover Clamps are suitable for indoor and outdoor applications and are also compatible with the legacy Standard Duty Ladder (SDL) and Heavy Duty Ladder Series cable ladders.

To download models for design assistance in AVEVA PDMS™ software, access catalog and product weight information, or to learn more about Eaton’s B-Line division’s complete series of cable ladder available for the oil and gas industry, please visit

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