Capstan Winches

Capstan Winches designed and Manufactured in South Africa, are Multipurpose for the Forestry, Mining, Construction, Demolition and Industrial Industry. Capstan Winches are extensively used for Electrical Cable Pulling and Wire Pulling applications.

  • Use a Capstan Winch to Haul from Any distance
  • Capstan Winches work well with Sheave Wheels or Pulleys
  • Steel Wire Rope as well as Synthetic Fiber Rope can be used successfully on Capstan Winches
  • Different Drum Sizes can be used on Capstan Winches to opt between either Speed or Torque
  • Easy to swop drums on a Capstan Winch
  • Capstan Winches can be Light Weight and Compact
  • Base Frames can easily be adapted should the Capstan Winch need to fit a certain Footprint

Capstan Winch


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