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Multi-Purpose Winch (MPW)

Model MPW-3030L-20

SOSI Multi-Purpose Winch

The Sound Ocean System, Inc., Series MPW-3000 Multi-Purpose Winches (MPWs) are engineered for medium line-pull operations in a variety of applications. Designed to meet the UNOLS fleet deck mounting pattern—SOSI Multi-Purpose Winches are portable and easy to install on your vessel or vessels of opportunity. MPW's quality, open-frame steel construction and proven components provide reliable operation while their 3-coat powder finish provides long life even in the harshest marine environments. These winches comply with the USGC 46 CFR 189.35-9 requirements for line breaking strengths up to 11,000 lb.

Multi-Purpose Winches can be acquired in a variety of drum widths with standard and optional features as listed below. Options include a slip ring, remote control, manual brake, line speed, payout and tension display, Lebus grooved drum shell, hydraulic reservoir heater, hydraulic air / oil cooler and the option to have the cable spooled and terminated to match your instruments.


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Features and Options

Standard Features
Integral Electro-Hydraulic Power Unit
Variable Speed Control
Computer-Controlled Driven Levelwind with Override
Integral Hydraulic Fail-safe Brake
Electronic Local Control Station
Stainless Piping & Fittings
+/- 10° horizontal, 0 to +30° (above horizontal) vertical cable fleet angles
Slip Ring Assembly
Electronic Remote Control
Manual Brake
Line Speed, Payout, & Tension Display
Lebus Grooved Drum Shell
Hydraulic Reservoir Heater
Hydraulic Air / Oil Cooler


Technical Specifications
Drum capacity 7,000 ft. of 0.326 in. cable Winch:   • Width 79 in.
Line pull 3,000 lb. (at bare drum)     • Depth 50 ¾ in.
Max. line speed 330 fpm (at bare drum)     • Height 53 in.
Weight 3,150 lb. (without cable) Drum:   • Diam. 19 in.
Electrical (HPU) 20 hp, 230/460 VAC, 60 Hz, 3 Phase     • Flange diam 30 in.
        Drum width 30 in.


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