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High capacity heavy duty double drum winch 

The SKAGIT model MD-97 is a Double Drum Winch. The winch is powered by a diesel engine and the two drums are arranged in a waterfall configuration. THE MD-97 is our double drum winch with the biggest wire capacity. Approx 1500m of 38mm wire per drum.  

The MD-97 Drum winch is constructed with a frame made of structural steel, which is heavily braced and engineered to ensure that all shafts are supported to the load centres. This provides maximum shaft strength and rigidity, to this piece of heavy-duty machinery.  

The hoist drums are arranged in a waterfall configuration, with the diesel engine and torque converter located behind the uppermost drum, on a separate power unit frame. This configuration makes the MD-97 Drum winch space-efficient making it an ideal choice for operations where space is at a premium. 

Both wires can leave the winch on the front top of the drum, as is usual for waterfall winches. However, both wires can also leave the winch on the bottom, close to the deck via floating sheaves. These sheaves can be mounted in the winch frame or installed into a foundation.   

One of the biggest advantages of this type of winch is that no supporting equipment is required. All that is needed is a refill with diesel fuel, and the winch is ready to go. 

Performance data 

Based on a line pull with a steel wire rope diameter of 52 mm 

  • Pulling capacity at stall: 100 mTon

Additional information

If you’re interested in our double drum winches and want to learn more about our products and services, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Our team is always available to answer any questions you may have and can provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision.