Columbia Pipe Spooling Winch Prepares Shipments for Delivery

Pipe Spooling Winch pictured with FlexSteel Pipes

Application: Pulling flexible steel reinforced pipe off large reels to spool on smaller reels prior to shipment.
FlexSteel Pipeline Technologies, Inc.
Houston, TX
Hoist Model:
Columbia AC Electric WF3500-4A17-L02

  • Line Pull: 3,500 pounds
  • Line Speed: 12 feet per minute

Power Source:  460 VAC / 3 Phase / 60 Hertz
Special Features: NEMA 4X rated low voltage controls with emergency-stop on the pendant, 100’ of Ø3/8” synthetic rope


FlexSteel Pipeline Technologies, Inc has been a provider of innovative pipe technology since 2005.  As such, they needed a partner with the durability and reliability of Columbia Winches & Hoists to provide an AC Electric Winch for long-term usage as a pipe spooling winch. The customer has attempted to use lower-quality winches, but they failed quickly based on the duty cycle.  The replacement Columbia units have been working since 2014 without any problems.

Please contact us if you would like more information about this particular long-term 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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