What is a Capstan Winch and How Does It Work?

If you have ever worked in the mining, construction, or forestry industries, you probably have some knowledge of winches. However, if you are unfamiliar with the world of winches, you may be preoccupied with many questions. For example: what is the capstan winch? How does it work? What are the safety precautions? And many more. […]

Cable Drum Jacks: The Best Way to Set Them Up

cable drum jacks

From time to time, our clients wonder about the best way to set up cable drum jacks. Here is a prime example of best practices for medium-sized cables (see the photo below). Equipment: 3 x 2T cable drum jacks. Cable Type: 240mm2 XPLE copper cable, approximately 120m of cable on each drum. On this job, […]