Potain HPL Winches 2x Faster than Previous LVF Model
Productivity is dramatically increased with the HPL winches, as lifting speeds are up to twice that of the older 75 LVF winch. Photograph and Image – Mnitowoc / Potain
Date 15 October 2018
A new range of High Performance Lifting (HPL) winches for Potain tower cranes are available from Manitowoc. The winches bring new levels of speed, control and efficiency to the industry.
With an innovative design and the latest in frequency-controlled technology, the winches offer optimized energy consumption combined with a greater choice of hoisting speeds.
At the other end of the scale, control is improved with creep speeds that are two times slower than the 75 LVF. These features, in combination with new motor brake management and new architecture that facilitates maintenance operations, mean the HPL winches not only speed up construction times, but also improve overall driving comfort, build quality and precision load placement.
This improved performance comes with optimized operational costs, as power consumption is reduced and maintenance made easier. Additionally, with Power Control functionality, it is possible to limit the maximum electric power that is required for operating a crane without impacting low-load and no-load working speeds.