Loading and Offloading Using Skid Winch for the US Air Force
Application: The new model WX9300-2A17-L-01 is a 9,300 lb capacity AC electric powered skid winch that will be put in service by the US Air Force to load and offload skids from transport trailers.
Customer Type: Winches, Inc.
Location: Flagstaff, Arizona
Line Pull: 9,300 pounds
Line Speed: 15 feet per minute
Cable Capacity: 284 feet X 7/16” wire rope.
Power Source: 230 VAC 3 Phase input power
Special Features: 5.0 Hp severe-duty brakemotor, reversing motor starter, NEMA 4 steel enclosure, IN/OUT momentary buttons on side of panel, steel tension roller.
Why APPI: According to APPI, this unit will replace a unit that was unable to meet the duty requirements of the application. Designed for nearly continuous duty cycles, the winch will support operations that cannot afford down-time due to equipment failure. With hardened nickel chromoly planetary gears in a sealed oil bath and a 5.0 HP severe-duty brakemotor, this unit was designed to ensure reliable performance with minimal maintenance and service requirements.
Special features on this winch include a reversing motor starter in a NEMA 4 steel enclosure with side-mounted IN / OUT buttons and integral mounting brackets to create a compact and mobile package. The winch is equipped with a manual freespool lever and offers a first layer line speed of 15 feet per minute with a cable capacity to 284 feet X 7/16” wire rope.
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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.