Marine Research Winches

Marine Solutions

Built to meet the demands of the environment they work in and the critical tasks they perform, APPI oceanographic and marine research winches can be configured to meet virtually any application.

With the widest range of components available to work from, we have the unique ability to provide winches that are configured to meet your exact requirements for line capacity, line speed, line pull and signal recovery. In addition, our winches and can be powered with DC, AC, hydraulic or pneumatic motors.

Perhaps most importantly, our AutoAdvance Line Spooling Systems ensure perfect line spooling even with a winch positioned at the edge of the deck and even when you are recovering different cable sizes.

When your winching needs are specific, specify APPI.

To discuss project specifics or request a quote contact us at (503) 626-0654.


Columbia Strap Hoists Help Hatchery Sort Salmon

Application:  Columbia Strap Hoists Help Hatchery Sort Salmon
Customer:  Bonneville Fish Hatchery
Location:  Cascade Locks, OR
Hoist Model:  Columbia HD900-4A34-X-15
Line Pull:  900 pounds on the first layer
Line Speed:  21 feet per minute on the first layer
Power Source:  460 VAC / Three Phase / 60 Hz
Special Features:
  2.0” wide strap; drum modification with tie rod strap guide
  Custom three phase brake motor (3/4 HP totally enclosed, Fan Cooled and UL listed)…

Columbia Barge Positioning Winch System Assists Grain Loading Operation

Application:  Barge Positioning Winch System for Grain Loading
Customer:  Mid-Columbia Producers
Location:  Moro, Oregon
Hoist Model:  Columbia WL9000-4A17-X-02
Line pull:  9,000 pounds on the first layer
Line speed:  16 feet per minute on the first layer
Wire rope capacity:  368 feet x 5/8″ wire rope
Power source:  460 VAC / 3 Phase / 60 Hertz
Special features:  In-line gearbox with 5.4 HP single phase brake motor that is IP66 rated with a strip heater….