Types of Winches

Aicrane winch factory designs and manufactures a variety of winches that are used in various engineering projects on land and along the coast to lift and pull heavy loads or materials, called construction winches or engineering winches. We also offer various types of marine winches that are used on ships, docks or shores for anchoring, mooring and towing, and also lifting and towing heavy objects on board.

Types of Winches for Sale

Construction winches

Construction winches mainly include: JM slow speed winch, JK fast speed winch, JKL electric piling winch, JMM friction type electric winch, JKD electric planetary winch and customized mine winch.

JM series is a gear reducer driving winch, mainly used for lifting, pulling and towing heavy objects in the installation and removal of various large and medium-sized concrete, steel structures and mechanical equipment. This type of winch is suitable for civil engineering and installation engineering, road and bridge construction, etc. It can also be specifically designed to be used on ships for anchoring, towing and mooring.

Slow Speed Winch for Sale
Slow Speed Winch

Slow speed winch parameters:

  • Loading capacity: 0.5~200 t
  • Rope capacity: 20~3600 m
  • Working speed: 5~20 m/min;(single speed and dual speed)
  • Power supply: 220-690V, 50/60HZ, 3Phase

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JK series is a sort of fast speed winch, mainly used for lifting materials and hauling heavy objects in building construction. The winch can also be used as a main hoist on a crane.

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High Speed Electric Winch

High speed electric winch parameters:

  • Loading capacity: 0.5~60 t
  • Rope capacity: 20~500 m
  • Working speed: 20~35 m/min; (single speed and dual speed)
  • Power supply: 220-690V, 50/60HZ, 3Phase

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JKL series is mainly used for vertical lifting of heavy objects at construction sites, factories, mines, ports, etc. especially for free-fall punching and piling operations of bridges, docks, and building foundation projects.

Electric Piling Winch Machine
Electric Piling Winch Machine

Electric piling winch machine parameters:

  • Loading capacity: 1~10t;
  • Rope capacity: 20~500 m
  • Working speed: 20~36 m/min
  • Power supply: 220-690V, 50/60HZ, 3Phase

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JMM series has the characteristics of constant speed of wire rope and stable lifting, ideal for  long-distance traction and large-stroke hoisting of various large and extra-large concrete, steel structures, etc. The winch is commonly found in the construction of various bridges, ports, wharfs, and also the installation of large-scale factories, mines, and power engineering equipment.

Electric Friction Winch Machine
Electric Friction Winch

Electric friction winch parameters:

  • Loading capacity: 0.5~100 t
  • Rope capacity: 20~5000 m
  • Working speed: 5~20 m/min
  • Power supply: 220-690V, 50/60HZ, 3Phase

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JKD series is a new type of winch using planetary transmission, widely used for lifting and installation operations of construction, wharf, bridge, metallurgy and other industries. It has the advantages of compact structure, stable and convenient operation, simple maintenance, low noise and long service life.

Customized mine winch is used in mines to lift or pull various minerals, such as coal mines and various metal mines (copper, silver, iron, zinc, etc.). The winch can be installed inside or outside the mine.

Marine winches

The commonly used marine winches are: anchor winches and windlasses, anchor and mooring winches, mooring winches, towing winches, capstans, etc.

Anchor winch/windlass is used for ship anchoring. There are two types: anchor chain winch and anchor rope winch. The winch can be powered electrically or hydraulically depending on your requirements.

Electric Anchor Winch Price
Electric Anchor Winch for Boats

Electric anchor winch for boats parameters:

  • Dia of anchor chain/rope: ø12mm – ø128mm
  • No. of gypsy: single or double
  • Load capacity: 1ton- 100ton
  • Speed: 9-11 m/min
  • Certificate: BV, ABS, DNV, RMRS, etc

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Hydraulic Anchor Winch for Sale
Hydraulic Anchor Winch

Hydraulic anchor winch parameters:

  • Dia of anchor chain/rope: ø12mm – ø128mm
  • Speed: 9-11 m/min
  • Load capacity: 1ton- 100ton
  • Ceritificate: BV, ABS, DNV, RMRS, etc

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Anchor and mooring winch is a combination of windlass and mooring winch that can both serve as anchoring and mooring.

Anchor And Mooring Winch for Sale
Anchor And Mooring Winch

Anchor and mooring winch parameters:

  • Loading capacity: 1ton- 100 ton
  • Rope capacity: 100-1000m
  • Drum: single or double
  • Working speed: 9 ~ 15 m/min

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Mooring winch is used to mooring a ship, that is, a ship is anchored to the shore and needs to use a winch to stabilize the berth. According to the power source, the winch can be divided into electric mooring winch and hydraulic mooring winch. There are also single drum and double drum options for you to choose from.

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Electric Mooring Winch

Electric mooring winch parameters:

  • Load capacity: 1 ton – 100 ton
  • Drum capacity: 200m- 600m
  • Speed: ≤15m/min
  • Drum No.: single or double
  • Protection level: IP 56

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Towing winch is installed on a boat to tow another boat. It generally has a large pulling force, and the speed is 10m/min. Our towing winch is available in electric and hydraulic drive for you to choose from.

Marine Hydraulic Towing Winch
Hydraulic Towing Winch

Hydraulic towing winch parameters:

  • Load capacity: 5 ton – 300 ton
  • Drum capacity: 200m- 1500m
  • Speed: 4.5m/min – 20 m/min
  • No. of drum: single or double
  • Certificate: BV, ABS, DNV, RMRS, etc

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Capstan is a sort of small winch used on the deck or on the shore for mooring and anchoring.  The speed can be single speed, double speed and three speed as per requirement. According to the capstan layout, it can be divided into vertical capstan and horizontal capstan.

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Vertical Mooring Capstan

Vertical mooring winch parameters:

  • Loading capacity: 0.5 ton- 35ton
  • Wire rope capacity: customized
  • Rope dia: ø11mm – ø60mm
  • Working speed: ≥8m/min or customized
  • Driven type: electric

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Horizontal Capstan for Sale
Horizontal Capstan

Horizontal winch parameters:

  • Loading capacity: 0.5 ton- 35ton
  • Wire rope capacity: customized
  • Rope dia: ø11mm – ø60mm
  • Working speed: ≥8m/min or customized
  • Driven type: electric

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Selecting the Right Type of Winch for Your Application

Aicrane professionals are here to assist you to select the right winch machine for your application. But first of all, you need to provide the basic information about the winch you need, including:

  • Where is the winch used? On board, port, land or mine?
  • What is the winch used for? Vertical lifting, horizontal pulling, or used for anchoring, mooring or towing on ships or in ports?
  • What load capacity or pulling force is required?
  • Single drum or double drum?
  • What drum capacity is required?
  • Speed requirement?
  • Do you need a rope spooling device?
  • Electric or hydraulic?
  • Do you have other special requirements?

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