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Capstan is a vertical axled rotating machine used on sailing ships. It can apply force to ropes, cables, and hawsers. The principle is similar to that of the windlass, which owns a horizontal axle. Typically, it uses a gearbox which trades reduced speed, relative to the prime mover, for increased torque. Our company designs and produces capstan winches from simple light load to combined heavy load, which can lift pearl bags from the ocean floor to 30 ton line pull units for mooring large vessels. Modern capstan winches are powered electrically, hydraulically, pneumatically, or via an internal combustion engine.

Features of Capstan Winch:
1. This capstan can adopt electric or hydraulic drive.
2. Configurations are vertically mounted.
3. Warping head of the capstan uses cast steel.
4. Rated pull of the 1st layer can reach from 3MT to 15MT.
5. Max wire speed of this capstan winch is 20m/min.
6. Local control is available for customers.

Specifications of Capstan:

Model Pull(MT) Speed(M/MIN) Warping Head Dia. mm Power (Approx.)
VC-3T/330 3 10 330 7.5
15 11
VC-5T/330 5 10 330 11
15 15
VC-5T/380 10 380 11
15 15
VC-8T/380 8 10 380 18.5
15 30
VC-8T/450 10 450 18.5
15 30
VC-10T/450 10 10 450 22
15 30
VC-10T/510 10 510 22
15 30

Jiangsu Sinma Machinery Co., Ltd. is a professional manufacturer and supplier of capstan winches in China. In addition to this offshore equipment, we also produce anchor handling towing winch, tugger winch, shark jaw and towing pins, special purpose winch, etc. Our products have been exported to Europe, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, South Asia and America, such as Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, UAE, India, the United States, Canada, etc.

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