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Columbia AC Electric Belt Winch for Drying Belt Installation

Columbia AC Electric Belt Winch for Drying Belt Installation

Application: Columbia belt winch assists with routine installation of a drying belt in a paper-making machine.
Customer: Kimberly Clark
Location: Beech Island, South Carolina
Winch Model: Columbia WF4700-2A34-L-03
Line Pull: 2,350 pounds
Line Speed: Up to 24 feet per minute
Cable Capacity: 356 feet x 5/16” diameter synthetic rope.
Power Source: 230 VAC / 3 Phase / 60 Hz
Special Features: Variable speed controls, washdown-duty motor, synthetic rope assembly, and APPI’s proprietary AutoAdvance Line Spooler with urethane tension roller.

Why APPI: To accomplish the routine installation of a drying belt in a paper-making machine that measures more than 250 feet long, APPI designed This belt winch system making the process faster and easier.

This configuration of APPI’s Columbia WF4700-2A34-L-03 AC Electric Winch includes their proprietary AutoAdvance Line Spooler along with a urethane tension roller to ensure precise line spooling. In addition, up to 356 feet X 5/16″ of synthetic rope, specified for both operator and equipment protection, can be stored on the drum of these units. With a first-layer line pull rating of 2,350 pounds and variable speed control that ranges from 0-24 feet per minute, the installation of new belts is both quick and precise.

Although completely sealed construction is a design standard for all Columbia winches and hoists, these units were supplied with washdown duty motors, synthetic rope assemblies, and stainless steel fasteners to help prevent corrosion and provide extended service.

Please contact us if you would like more information about this particular belt winch system or any of our other products and services.


Allied Power Products, Inc. has specialized in providing winches, hoists, capstans, and cranes to meet our customers’ specific application requirements for more than 30 years.

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