Case Study: Cold Weather Winch Package

 

Customer Location: Sakhalin, Russia

 

Scenario: Customer needed package of winches. The customization needed:

  1.   Safely operate units under the most difficult and harshest winter conditions
  2.   Access remotely in specific applications

 

Solution: Winches including 250kg up to 5 tons + Manrider winches

  • Use of hydraulic units, which is Ingersoll Rand’s first choice in cold weather environments
  • Designed with special steel to handle the harsh weather conditions in the North Pacific Ocean
  • All 5-ton winches were supplied with a spooling device to keep the wire rope correctly wound, thereby improving operation safety, integrity and durability of the cable
  • Where accessibility was limited, the units had the addition of remote control joysticks.

 

   

 

FEATURES OF A MANRIDER WINCH

STANDARD

  • Driving mechanism classification 1Bm
  • Hydraulic Vane Motor
  • High efficiency planetary gearing inside the drum for reduced footprint and improved protection
  • Internal automatic multidisc brake
  • Remote and lever control
  • Main hydraulic emergency stop on the winch
  • Overload protection device by hydraulic relief valve (Kick down)
  • Emergency lifting or lowering device with hydro-pneumatic accumulator and a safety block
  • Adjustable upper & lower limit switches

SPECIAL

  • Design temperature TD –20°C
  • Grooved drum (for wire rope Æ10 mm)
  • External automatic drum band brake spring applied, pressure released
  • ·lack wire detector
  • Assisting spooling device for better rope winding
  • Stainless steel enclosure
  • Sandblasting and offshore paint 290µ
  • 3.1b material traceability certificates according to DIN 50049 (EN 10204) for load bearing parts
  • DNV Type approved (other third party witness test available)

 

 

 

CONCEPT

 

 

 

ACTUAL UNIT

   

FEATURES OF A 250KG UTILITY WINCH

STANDARD

  • Light weight and compact design .Easy to carry
  • Robust steel construction - 5:1 design factor for lifting
  • Automatic fail safe disc brake (no adjustment required)
  • High efficiency planetary gear box
  • Hydraulic joystick remote control
  • Low noise level, quiet operation

SPECIAL

  • Long drum version
  • Lever control on winch
  • Low temperature design (-20°C)
  • Drum Guard
  • Marine paint finish 150µ
  • Offshore paint finish 290µ including sandblasting
  • Customer Witness Test
  • Third Party Witness Test

Do you need customized winches to endure the harshest environments? Let Ingersoll Rand customize pulling and lifting equipment for you today.