Product Overview

The DBW is a winch designed for oceanographic and geophysics applications. This versatile model is capable of lifting and lowering small and medium instrument payloads. It is a compact unit that can be easily transported. Please, contact us for more information on load pull and line speed. 

With a sturdy bolt together U aluminum frame and drum, the DBW winch is an economic approach to our winches due to its simplicity.

Applications: Small side scan sonar, water sampling, towed instrument sleds, environmental and pipe line monitoring, lightweight grab samplers, small capture nets, subsea video, CTD profiling.

Motor Variants:

  • 0.5 HP to 2 HP permanent magnet motor @ 90/180 VDC with regenerative drive controller powered from 110/220 VAC single phase (generator, inverter or ship's power)
  • 0.125 HP to 2 HP permanent magnet motor @ 12/24/48 VDC with PWM drive controller powered from 12-48 VDC batteries
  • 1.0 HP to 3.0 HP 3-phase AC motor and AC Vector Drive (VFD) controller, powered by 110 VAC or 230 VAC (single and 3-phase)
  • Manual drive backup
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