Cosmos Trawl A/S has recently launched its new tension winch for tightening wire rope.
trawlers raise the demand for correctly installed wires, the company says it
has launched the new solution to tighten the wire rope quicker and safer than
any other solution on the Danish market. The new tension winch pulls up to 15
tons tension and 44mm wires, and is the only one of its kind in Denmark that
focuses on tension.
ensure a tight installation of the wire, the new winch is bolted to the ground
and it holds back the wire to keep tension in order. To the fishermen, this
means that they will avoid dealing with loose wires and being afraid of the
wire getting damaged, when it is run with tension the first time,” Thorleif
Grønkjær, Cosmos Trawl sales manager explains.
wire is run around eight pulleys. The winch has two big brakes to secure that
the wire runs tightly. After correct installation with no open spaces, the risk
of abrasion and breakage of the wire is at a minimum, and the lifespan of the