ABS Symmetric Electric Anchor Windlass

1. Background of the anchor windlass:

It’s a complete new one to replace an old one for our client. And the installation space on ship is very limited, so the size of the windlass must be designed as much compact as possible. Finally we meet the requirement with our hard working, we made the reduction box as a three-stage transmission.

2. Design Standard:

The newest ABS standard be required for the windlass, that mean’s our windlass meet the latest specification requirements of ABS Classification Society. The Gypsy/chain wheel & Main Shaft be tested and by ABS before the assembly work.

3. Main components:

The windlass contain: one electric motor, one reduction box, two gypsy/chain wheels, two warping heads, one major control box and one local control stand, etc.

4. Main specification:

  • Chain Dia.: 28mm(U2)
  • Working load: 33.3kN
  • Overload pull: 50kN
  • Brake holding load: 202kN
  • Anchor lifting speed:≥9m/min
  • The max depth of anchoring:≤82.5m
  • Motor power: 7.5/7.5/5.5kW
  • Motor rotate speed: 1680/798/360 r/min
  • Power source: 440V/60Hz/3P
  • Protection level: IP 56
  • Insulation level: F

5. Buyer of the windlass:

This kind of windlass be exported to the Netherlands.

6. GA plan of the windlass: