What is a brake hand winch?

The original brake hand winch The Tiger Brake Winch is a high quality multi-purpose winch used for a wide variety of lifting and hoisting applications.

What is a Tirfor winch?

A Tirfor winch is the original pulling machine and is a device that can be used to lift and pull heavy loads. They are also often called cable pullers or Tirfor hand winch. These winches can be used with unlimited lengths of wire rope.

How do hand winches work?

With a capacity between 200kg and 5000kg, hand winches or called manual winches are operated by turning the ratcheting crank/lever to lift or pull a load. If you wind the cable onto the cable spool, the winch will pull in a load. If you wind out, the device will let the load move away.

How do hand crank winches work?

Can you use a winch for lifting?

Can a winch be used as a hoist? Generally speaking, no. It is not safe to use a standard winch to lift loads up off the ground, as it wasn’t designed for this purpose and there is a risk that the load will be dropped. One of the key differences between winches and hoists lies in their braking systems.

What is a turfer?

turfer (plural turfers) A person who lays turf.

How do TIRFOR winches work?

The TIRFOR Principle. The general principle may be described as a «hand-over-hand» principle like a sailor pulling on a rope: while one hand pulls, the other one changes position in order to pull in turn. and clamp it during reverse motion. system on the keys that command the automatic clamping of the jaws on the rope.

How does a winch clutch work?

How a Winch Clutch Works. Most winch designs connect the motor to a planetary gear that drives the winch drum. Before the motor shaft gets to the planetary gear it goes through a brake assembly containing a sprag clutch. When the motor turns the winch drum, to spool the cable, it also disengages the sprag clutch.