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Standard Tow Winch (STW)

Standard Tow Winch (STW)

Model STW-1018L-7.5

The SOSI Series STW-1000 Standard Tow Win. are designed for small towed body operations. These win. have a formed plate design and compact shape. Similarly, they contain cable guide sheaves in their levelwind assemblies that can be instrumented for measurement of cable parameters such as line tension and scope. They are highly portable, lightweight and easy to install on your vessel, or vessels of opportunity. Their high quality, rugged aluminum construction and epoxy finish provide long life even in the harshest of marine environments. Their simple, low-maintenance design and proven components insure dependable operation. The Series STW-1000 Standard Tow Win. can be acquired in a variety of drum widths with standard and optional features as listed below.

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Features & Options

Standard Features
Electro-Hydraulic Drive
Integral Hydraulic Brake
Manual Control Valve
Stainless Piping & Fittings
Direct Electric Drive
Slip Ring AssemblyValve
Manual Brake


Technical Specifications
Drum capacity 1,800 ft. (3/8" cable) Drum:  
Line pull 1200 lb. (at bare drum) . • Drum diam. 18 in.
Line speed 130 fpm (at bare drum)   • Flange diam. 24 in.
Length 34 in.   • Drum width 18 in.
Width 30 in. Weight 600 lb.
Height 26 in. Electrical 7.5 hp, 230/460 VAC, 3 Phase


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