The Line Shaft Winch

The line shaft winch is very compact and can drive one shaft of a custom length.
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A number of small drums (steel or nylon) are placed on this shaft. Each of the drums have their own suspension frame and mounting points.

By making use of the standard available industrial asynchron motors and gearboxes, the design is ready to be equipped with the required gear ratio and capacity. Typical are loads up to maximal 500kg with speeds up to 1,2m/s