cargo winch

cargo winch

[′kär·gō ‚winch]
(mechanical engineering)
A motor-driven hoisting machine for cargo having a drum around which a chain or rope winds as the load is lifted.
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the electric motor of the cargo winch assembled with a disk brake of 1 unit.
But with a capacity of 1,000 pounds and line that only extends 15 feet, the battery-operated PullzAll didn't pass muster as a fully capable cargo winch. Nonetheless, CH-53K squadrons will receive them in addition to the Warn 1500AC kits, giving fleet Marines a winch to use when the aircraft is shut down.
It has teamed up with Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems based in Georgia to develop a kit for a cargo winch for C-130H/E aircraft - a market estimated to be worth about pounds 9.5 million.