What is a split reel winch?

What is a split reel winch?

Split reel worm gear winch. Used for cable free winching systems, drinker lines and other dual pull applications. Used for cable free winching systems, drinker lines and other dual pull applications.

What is split drum?

When negotiating corners and roundabouts and when performing tight steering maneuvers, attempting to perform compaction without twin drums can lead to material being displaced and cracks forming on the surface. A split drum prevents this from occurring as the two halves rotate at different speeds.

What are marine winches?

A winch is a mechanism used to reel in, to let out, or otherwise adjust the tension of a rope, wire, or cable. Boats and ships make use of multiple winches to handle halyards, sheets, as well as anchor or mooring lines. The basic mechanism consists of a spool or winch drum to wind in and store the line.

What is the difference between windlass and mooring winch?

The difference between a winch and a windlass is that the line wraps around and around the cylindrical portion of a winch; whereas the line goes into the forward end of the windlass, passes around the gypsy (cylinder/drum/pulley) and exits out the back (or bottom) of the windlass housing.

What is an anchor Gypsy?

The gypsy is the notched ring that meshes with the links of the chain to hoist the anchor. It can rotate on a vertical or horizontal axis. The head is the smooth drum that raises the rode (textile part of the anchor).

What does the Avoid mixed mooring mean?

extremely dangerous
Avoid Mixed Mooring: Mixed mooring is extremely dangerous. If a synthetic rope and a wire are used in the same service the wire will carry almost the entire load while the synthetic rope carries practically none.

What is a ship capstan?

capstan, mechanical device used chiefly on board ships or in shipyards for moving heavy weights by means of ropes, cables, or chains. Speed of drawing in the load can be controlled by allowing partial slippage of the line around the capstan.

What is the difference between winch and capstan?

A winch has a drum onto which a rope or steel cable is wound. A capstan is a powered drum-shaped device usyed to assist in pulling a rope, steel cable or a chain, but which does not actually roll it onto a drum.