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SLEEPER LAYER SL850 – sleeper (tie) laying attachment

Designed and manufactured for efficient positioning of concrete sleepers. It utilisers standard couplings on heavy excavators and loaders.

Up to eight adjacent sleepers can be laid simultaneously from an accompanying supply. Lifted into position, their correct placement are ensured by a precision gauging hydraulic system that spreads the sleepers to the desired distance up to maximum 765 mm (30in). (With fewer sleepers the distance can be extended further).

The Sleeper Layer SL850 can also be used to gather sleepers for storage in case they do not lie close to each other. Meticulously developed, extensively tested and utilised with high productivity and excellent results in alignment, spacing, and positioning. The Sleeper Layer SL850 is CE-certified.


  • Can be delivered with or without tilt rotating function
  • Can be fitted with a sleeper gathering device to facilitate sleeper grab

US terms: tie, ties

Product Features

    • Weight: 2800 kg (6170 lb) inkl tilt rotator
    • Width: 2750mm (108 in)
    • Length: 3005-5985mm (118-235 in)
    • Height: standard 825mm (32in), with  tilt rotator 1375mm (54in), 1525mm (60in) with tilt rotator and bracket
    • Lifting capacity: Max 3600 kg (7935 lb)
    • Number of sleepers: Max 8 pcs
    • Performance: With suitable excavator up to 150 m/hour (492 ft/hour). With suitable wheel loader up to 100 m/hour (328 ft/hour)
    • Electric system: negative ground 24V DC
    • Hydraulics: Connect to carrier, two-way function, 2 hoses. Drain line to tank, 1 hose.
    • Recommended oil flow: 100 L/min (26.4 gal/min), min 50 L/min (13.2 gal/min), max 150L/min (39.6 gal/min)
    • Recommended hydraulic pressure: 180 bar (2610 psi), min 150 bar (2175 psi), max 250 bar (3625 psi)
    • Standard pressure: swingmotor 120 bar (1740 psi)
    • Main pressure: 190 bar (2755 psi)
    • Pressure spreading: 20 bar (290 psi)
    • Part No.: 5008600