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Two Great "Smart Winch" Primers

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  • dave santos
    Sorry Doug, it seems winches are quite viable as an ECS, as the oceanographic state-of-the-art shows, with high reliability (winches lasting longer than the
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 16, 2011
      Sorry Doug, it seems winches are quite viable as an ECS, as the oceanographic state-of-the-art shows, with high reliability (winches lasting longer than the ship itself) & fairly high efficiencies (>80%), but they do need smart "Top Hand" control.
       
      Oceanographic winches meet very similar dynamic demands to what AWE requires. DaveL mentioned Markey Winches, but who knew old Markey, P.E., was such a prose artist (Join the "Waterfront Tribe")? Note that ocean winches are shown to generate considerable power during pay-out-
      A competing firm, InterOcean, is also very impressive-
       
       
       
       
       
    • Joe Faust
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      Message 2 of 2 , Apr 16, 2011
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