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Columbia Kiln Winch Positions Lumber Cart

Columbia Kiln Winch Positions Lumber Cart

Application:  Pulling lumber carts in and out of a dry kiln
Customer:  Hardwood Solutions, LLC
Location:  Orrville, OH
Hoist Model:  Columbia WG11000-4A17-L-02 AC Electric Kiln Winch
Line Pull: 11,000 pounds on the first layer
Line Speed:  7.7 feet per minute on the first layer
Power Source:  460 VAC / Three phase / 60 Hz
Wire Rope Capacity:  198 feet x 3/8” diameter wire rope with latching hook

Why APPI:  Hardwood Solutions is a high volume, resaw and custom wood component supplier offering a wide range of services to manufacturers using precision wood products.  This includes kiln drying and that’s where the dependable performance of one of our WG11000 AC electric winches made it easy for them to make the same choice for a recent upgrade to their facility.

Nathan Hostetler, the Maintenance Manager at Hardwood Solutions says, “We have been using the Columbia WG11000 AC electric kiln winch for our hardwood drying kiln in this facility location since our initial purchase of one of these units in June of 2014.   The winch has worked flawlessly for more than 5 years.  Based on how well it has performed without any need for maintenance we have ordered a unit to install on our new kiln.”

Please contact us if you would like more information about this kiln 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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