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Columbia AC Repair Winch Restores Drain Pipes

Columbia AC Repair Winch Restores Drain Pipes

Application: Columbia repair winch pulls a “spin-casting” cement lining through drain pipes at set line speeds
Customer: The Strong Company, Inc.
Location: Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Winch model: Columbia W2000-1A25-L-02 AC Winch
Special features: AutoAdvance Line Spooler
Line pull: 2,000 pounds
Line speed: 0-8 feet per minute
Power source: 115 VAC / Single Phase / 60 Hz

Why APPI:  Over a period of time,  corrosion can lead to a drain pipe collapsing and causing catastrophic road failure.  The Strong Company has developed a revolutionary new system that addresses this common problem without the need for road closures and the cost of excavating and replacing the pipe.  Primarily known as a leading manufacturer in the specialty cement industry, Strong’s “Storm Seal” application technique creates a cement lining by spin casting material to repair the pipe.  Our Columbia W2000 AC winch with an AutoAdvance Line Spooler ensures proper spooling regardless of the approach angle of the line to the pipe opening.

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This AC repair winch is powered by a 3/4 horsepower motor using 115 volt electric motor.   A manual freespool lever allows the operator to disconnect the drum from the geartrain and pull the wire to the starting position.  A NEMA 4X rated hand held pendant with  momentary contacts for forward and reverse along with a speed potentiometer allow the operator to vary the pulling speed which determines the thickness of the coating.    The AC winch is mounted on the bed of a service truck and the line is rigged to the drainpipe opening using change of direction sheaves.

Please contact us if you would like more information about this particular repair winch 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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