Winch Gear Application

Winch Gear

Winch GearWinch Gears are one of the most useful varieties or types of gears that are available at present. Care should be taken that ratchet not get engaged when the winch gear is turning, as it may cause the gear to malfunction. In general, winch gears are highly efficient and commonly found their application in boats (mostly sail boats); automobiles (in winches installed on them); and in pulleys (for lifting heavy weights).
                                 Before every operation winch gear should be lubricated. The ratchet should not be engaged when the winch gear is turning. They get worn out easily; overloading them and deforming the teeth causes majority of damage to the gears. For long term safety and security the damaged part should be replaced and full analysis of the cause of damage should be done.