All-Electric Multi-purpose Winches
OST's all-electric winches are designed to be compact, efficient winches that can be quickly and easily deployed without the need of hydraulic fluid.
Supports a wide variety of equipment and instrumentation including CTDs, water samplers, small to large towed bodies, plankton nets, seafloor samplers, side scan sonar, magnatometers, drop cameras, profiling systems, and ROV's.
- 100% duty cycle dynamic braking
- Automatic failsafe brake
- Variable speed control
- Local controls with joystick and E-stop button
- Steel, stainless steel or aluminum construction
- Marine grade paint system
- Electro-active or diamond screw levelwind
- UNOLS compliant options
Available Configurations & Models
The 300 Series winch is designed for towed side-scan and magnetometer systems, well logging services, and instrumentation for oceanographic surveys. These systems come with an all-electric variable speed drive and are offered in ratings ranging from 2HP to 5HP.
The ECO-500 Series Winch is designed for use in estuaries, coastal oceans, and large lakes and reservoirs. This includes CTD and water sample profiling, bottom grab sampling, and plankton net towing, using small diameter wire rope or electro-mechanical cables, up to 500lbs safe working load.
The ECO 2000 winch is a compact, economical, highly transportable winch designed for a wide variety of oceanographic applications such as water sample profiling, CTD, towing, bottom grab sampling or other similar operations.
The ECO 5000 is compatible with medium and large diameter wire rope or electro-mechanical cables, up to 5,000lbs safe working load. The ECO winch series provides excellent speed control and real time cable awareness, allowing precise control of underwater sampling equipment and operations.