Winches

Winches

Winches

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About Winches

At Lifting Gear Direct you can find equipment of many types, including winches that run the gamut from compact and cost-effective to hefty and hard-wearing. Find out all you need to know about our winch line up right here and order when you are ready using our contact info below!

Winches explained

We supply a range of winches suitable for most winching operations including manual winch, electric winch and pneumatic winch models. With the range of wire rope cable pullers and Tirfors very popular with both DIY-ers and professionals alike. The range of wire rope winches includes something for every task.

A Cable Puller or Wire Rope Puller is a portable device which can be used for numerous operations such as; lifting, pulling, lowering, tensioning and securing all types of loads.

These winches are very versatile pieces of equipment not just because they are portable but also because they can be used in almost any position, i.e. horizontal, vertical, diagonal, not many pieces of equipment have this capability. Another great benefit of the wire rope pulling machine is that there is no limitations to the length of wire rope that it can pull through, so you could have different lengths of wire rope for different jobs but just one device, it also means that the rope is easily replaceable if it should get damaged.

Wire Rope Winches are also used for lifting but more for pulling and tensioning operations, we have a large range of manual wire rope winches available which can be mounted differently; there are column, floor or base & wall mounting options to choose from, as well as manual, electric and pneumatic powered models.

Our winches are not supplied with the wire rope as standard, though we can supply your choice of wire rope in most lengths, thanks to our own rope workshop.

Cable pullers examined

We have already mentioned that cable pullers are convenient for various lifting operations, so now it makes sense to discuss the specifics of what you can order from LGD.

Our most affordable examples offer capacities ranging from 800kg to 3.2 tonnes, while we also stock branded equivalents from manufacturers such as Tirfor and Yale if you want a few more bells and whistles added to the basic functionality.

As with all of our products, each cable puller in the winch line up will have the full technical specifications outlined on its standalone page, although you can always ask us for additional information and guidance if you are uncertain on any point.

Wire rope winches investigated

Wire rope winches are far more varied in terms of their form and functionality than cable pullers, with the added complexity making for improved convenience while also giving you additional choices to make at the point of purchase.

Manual winches from brands like Pfaff require a bit more elbow grease to use, while representing a good balance of price to performance and also avoiding the need for a separate power source.

Electric winches are efficient and effective in various scenarios, allowing you to safely haul larger loads without breaking a sweat. WLLs of up to 2000kg are available through the products we currently have stocked in this range.

Pneumatic winches are a different breed altogether, taking advantage of the power of air as opposed to an electric motor mechanism to operate. You get a significant slice of pulling force at your disposal when you choose a model from this line up.

Other lifting equipment to consider

You may not find what you are looking for in our range of winches, which is understandable as no two lifting operations are the same. Thankfully at LGD you can browse a brilliantly broad range of products and pick the most suitable option for you, rather than making do with something that is less than ideal.

Take our hoists for example; this includes everything from manual chain blocks to electric hoists and air hoists, all from brands you know and respect.

We also make crane and gantry systems which are tailored to your specifications and kitted out with whatever other gear you need to get your operations up and running.

In short it should be simple to find what you need on our site and you can expect to receive competitive prices as well as excellent service from us.

Get in touch now

Speak with an LGD specialist about your winch requirements by calling 01384 76961 or sending an email from our website. We can answer questions and provide quotes for whatever you need.

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