Markey Delivers DESH-6 Electric Research Winch

Markey Machinery Co., Inc., of Seattle, builder of auxiliary marine equipment since 1907, recently delivered a DESH-6 Electric Research Winch to a California based institute of oceanography. The winch's easily removable drum has a capacity of 10,000 meters of .332 Dia.

E.M. cable and is coupled with the winch's dual range gearing which provides high pull and high-speed ranges. The drum is declutchable for free drop wire loading, and use of the 10-inch gypsy.

The 75 hp AC/SCR/DC system with variable speed remote controls allows a wide range of performance when coupled with the winch's two operating ratios. The fairlead unit has provisions for displaying tension, scope and line speed. The fairlead drive is designed to accommodate use of different wire sizes with minimal modification.

Extensive use is made throughout the winch of stainless-steel fairlead sheaves, roller chains, fasteners and fittings, along with an inorganic zinc coating system to insure minimum maintenance. For further information on Markey's DESH-6 winch, Circle 56 on Reader Service Card

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 38,  Dec 15, 1984

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