hand winch

hand winch

[′hand ‚winch]
(mechanical engineering)
A winch that is operated by hand.
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The hand winch is powerful, and its laser-cut machined pulleys won't bind or jam.
Standard features include a structural steel frame, high-capacity nylon wheels, brakes for rear casters, a hand winch with automatic brake, heavy-duty cam carriage bearings and a roller type wheel bearing.
Firefighters made the van safe using a hand winch to stabilise the vehicle before freeing the male driver using cutting equipment.
Great for boat trailers, this narrow winch can easily be mounted in place of your current hand winch.
And, apparently, he said, boaters are ignoring signs prohibiting the practice of "power loading," where owners drive their boats back onto the trailer rather than using the hand winch.
Offered in three models with lifting load capacities of 600, 900 and 1,300 pounds, the Silver Line TSSBW series hand winch is fabricated of 304 grade stainless steel.
The Stainless Steel Hand winch HA-ED is corrosion resistant and ideal for aggressive chemical industries, food industry, water treatment plants, marine and refuse disposal industries.
In the old days we had a hand winch, and the man in charge of it was the local blacksmith.
Hi-Lift jack (For raising a vehicle for tire changing or other repairs, and can double as a hand winch with a proper tow strap-and-hook setup.
Finally, a hand winch is attached to the base of the pole, and cables are run to allow the whole thing to turn on its hinge points when the winch is cranked and the top of the pole is guyed off to the ground for stability in wind.
The trailer is backed up to a bale, the bale tipped onto the trailer with a four foot spike and hand winch and then the rear of the trailer closed.