Automatic & Continuous Tube Pulling

TECO has introduced the most efficient range of continuous tube pullers known as the TUBE RUNNER. This semi or fully automatic TUBE PULLER will run tubes out of heat exchangers and condensers without the need to cut the tube prior to pulling.


  • Continuous pull capacity up to 3″ O.D.
  • Easy to set up and use
  • High power and high speed automatic cycling
  • Proven mandrel and pulling jaw system
  • Electric or pneumatic versions available
  • Slow-start’ to minimise the risk of tube breakage
  • Standard electric, hydraulic and pneumatic components
  • 24 volt operator controls added for safety
  • Interchangeable pulling guns

15 Ton Gun

For light duty, high speed work on tubes of diameter 3/8″ to 1″ O.D. e.g. condenser work.
Free pulling speed :4.5 mlmin. (15ft/min.l)

30 Ton Gun

For all tube sizes from 3/8″ to 1 1/2″ O.D. Continuously through the gun and to 3″ O.D. stub pulling.
Free pulling speed :3 m/min. (1Oft/min.)

45 Ton Gun

For all tube sizes up to 3″ O.D. continuously through the gun and stub pulling applications on boilers and steam drums.

  • No Need for tube cutting, thinning or collapsing
  • Pulls both front and back expansion in one simple action

Secure Extractor Mandrel using impact wrench

Gun loaded onto mandrel ready for initial “slow start” pulling action, under manual push button control

Auto cycling started by pushing “Auto Cycling” button.

Gun Auto Cycling, continue until the tube is free enough to pull by hand or until the tube is fully extracted.