Marine winch is an important lifting and pulling equipment used on boat/ship, on the dock or shore, in the port, on offshore platforms etc. for anchoring, mooring, towing and weights lifting or pulling, and there is also subsea winch used for some submarine operations. The main structures of marine windlass comprise drum, gypsy wheel, chain, cable, manual band brake, manual clutch, power system and control system etc. In addition to drum, many winches have one or two small warping heads. Take marine drum winch for example, it can have one or two drums with or without warping head. Clients can customize by their needs. Speaking of the commonly used marine winches, they can be anchor winch, anchor and mooring winch, towing/tugger winch, mooring winch, combined windlass like electric single drum combined winch and electric double drum combined winch and so on.
The load capacity, rope capacity, rope diameter, rated speed and dimension of the winch vary according to different needs and conditions, they are in the different ranges and can be customized.
Different Types of Winches for Marine Operations
According to the power mode, marine winch can be divided into marine electric winch, marine hydraulic winch, diesel powered winch, air winch and marine hand winch, which can be customized with clients’ demands and requirements. Different power modes have their own characteristics and advantages, for example, electric winch is relatively convenient and cheap compared with hydraulic one, and hydraulic drive windlass proves more powerful and efficient especially on heavy-duty boats. The hand winch is easier to carry and is usually applied to light weight operations and always used on working occasions with poor facilities and without power supply.
If marine winch is sorted according to working places, there are ship/vessel winch, barge winch, deck winch, slipway winch, port winch, offshore winch, dock winch, marine railway winch and so on. In the water, a boat is allowed to settle into the cradle and then marine railway winch is operated to pull the cradle up out of water and then move the boat out of water along the tracks. The dock winch is installed on the dock to pull a boat out of water or keep it safe and still on the dock, many of dock winches are not with heavy load capacity and can be operated by man power with the handle.
Ellsen Marine Winches for Sale
Marine winches have been used for a very long time and they play very important role in marine operations. With the development of technology, the winches have been improved and more and more widely used on different types of boats and ships. It is worth mentioning that the winch should be installed and operated properly to make sure its safe and reliable work during the service life.
Compared with construction winch, marine winch is usually with corrosion paint because it’s very important and necessary to be waterproof and rustproof to make sure long-term and safe use of the winch, they also require high-quality welding, that is, the welding should be full, complete and smooth. The electric machinery of marine winch (IP56) is also specially used on ship.
Ellsen Anchor Winches
Anchor winch is a piece of equipment used to draw the anchor and pull in or out the line during the anchoring operations. The anchor can be attached to the winch with chain or rope, that is to say, there are anchor chain winch and anchor rope winch. The winch drum is used to wind and store the chain or rope during ship anchoring. There are single drum anchor winch and double drum anchor winch as clients need, and the anchor winches can adopt electricity, hydraulics or diesel as the power mode. Ellsen provides all the above types of anchor winches to meet different anchoring needs. No matter what kind of anchor winch you want to select, you can just get the perfect one from Ellsen.
Ellsen Mooring Winches
Mooring winch refers to a piece of equipment applied to stop or keep a boat or vessel in a certain position without moving or drifting during mooring operations. Such winch can be operated or controlled in different ways and installed on the deck of a ship. When the ship arrives at a port, the winch can be used to position and keep the ship safe. When the mooring winch is not in operation, it can be covered to reduce exposure to moisture or other possible risks.
The mooring windlasses can be driven by different powers, including electric motor, hydraulic pump, diesel engine or other modes. For some very small boats, the winches can even be powered directly with a crank. It is important to choose the suitable mooring winch for your boat and reliable drive type for the winch. There are electric mooring winch, hydraulic mooring winch, diesel mooring winch, anchoring mooring winch, single drum mooring winch and double drum mooring winch optional from Ellsen, and you can just get the suitable and reliable winch for your boat or ship.
There are various mooring winches suppliers and it is advised to choose reputable and experienced one as your winch supplier in order to make sure you can get the quality product. If you are planning to buy mooring winch for your vessel, and you are not sure how to make a right choice, please just contact us and we will provide you with professional advice to help you get the perfect winch.
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Ellsen Tugger&Towing Winches
Tugger winch is used to tug boat, and it is usually installed on a boat to tow another one. It is an important device adopted by boats or ships for towing operations. As one of the professional and leading towing winch manufacturers in China, Ellsen has supplied tugger winches for many years and has accumulated much experience in designing and producing such winches. We have professional team, advanced production technology, excellent factories, and strict control and management system, which makes sure our high quality winch design and production. We provide a wide range of towing winches for different customers, including electric towing winch, hydraulic towing winch, anchor handling towing winch, single drum towing winch, double drum towing winch and multiple drum towing winch. We also customize tugger windlass in accordance with the customers’ special requirements. As the towing winch with two or multiple drums, the drums can be placed in different ways, like waterfall style, or parallel style as needed. If you would like to buy towing winch, just choose Ellsen as your supplier and you will be very satisfied with our winch solution and first-class service.
Capstan is also known as vertically oriented winch mounted on ship, used for many operations. Compared with winches, capstans relatively take less space on the ship. Capstans can be divided into various types according to different classification ways, there are mainly electric capstan, hydraulic capstan, horizontal capstan, vertical capstan, anchor capstan, mooring capstan, warping capstan and so on. Whatever kind you choose, it is needed to make sure that it works effectively and can greatly facilitate your operations on vessel, otherwise it will be waste of both time and money if you choose the wrong capstan for the vessel. Ellsen just provides professional and high quality capstans for clients and you can find and get the perfect capstan from us.
How to Choose Suitable and Reliable Marine Winch
It is well known that marine winches are widely used for various applications and they can greatly facilitate the operations with their excellent work performance. Whatever you use the marine windlass for, it is worth choosing a quality one to ensure the reliable operations. There are some tips on selecting suitable winch product to meet your work needs in the following:
- Choose and cooperate with professional and reputable marine winch manufacturers, because they are usually experienced and professional in designing and producing winch products as you need, and you can get much information on winch installation, operation, inspection and maintenance as you want from them, which is useful during your operating marine windlass;
- Do some research before you purchase the winch; it is better to know more about the marine equipment that you are going to buy, you can get some knowledge from internet or from friends who has purchased such products before, in this way, you can know better about the applications of the winches;
- Take careful account of your work needs, that is to say, what the winch will be used for, and this information is important for you to determine what kind of quality marine winches you really need, including anchor winches, mooring winches, towing winches, capstans and other types of winch;
- It is necessary to provide some information on the work occasions and your requirements on the winch for the supplier, such as work environment (including on ship, on dock, in port, offshore etc), the dimensions of the workplaces, rated capacity of the winch, what application it will be used for and other special requirements. With the given information, the winch supplier can offer you suitable winch solution to meet your needs or customize your winch according to your special demands;
- No matter what kind of marine windlass you want to buy, the cost of the windlass is not the most important factor to determine whether you buy it or not, that is to say, you should not only take the price into consideration and ignore its quality.
Marine Winch Supplied by Ellsen
As one of the marine winch manufacturers, Ellsen Machinery Equipment Co., Ltd is professional and experienced in designing and producing marine winches, and pays much attention to high-quality products and first-class service all the time; it has professional teams with skilled engineers and highly trained workers, and has well-equipped factories for manufacturing winches in accordance with customers’ meets. The load capacity range of marine winch produced by Ellsen can be from 0.5t to 300T. Ellsen upgrades the products according to market changes and the winches have been exported to USA, India, Pakistan, Bengal, Philippine, Australia, UK, Dubai, Brazil, etc. more than 50 countries and regions, and have won high praise and good reputation from clients.
For more information on marine winch for sale, just contact us and we will provide top quality product and service for you wholeheartedly.