AGO Winches

ago-winchesA.G.O. Environmental Electronics has been building portable electric winches for over twenty years. Their winches all have the following features:

  • lightweight – one to four people can carry, removable handles
  • powder-coated, anodized or stainless steel components for corrosion resistance
  • easy powering from batteries or generators
  • slip rings for signal cables are optional
  • wide range of motor / speed selections; winches customized to suit your application

ago-csw-6CSW-6 Electric Winch

The CSW-6 is the lightweight winch in the CSW-series winch product line. Designed for oceanographic and geophysics applications, this model is capable of lifting and lowering many instrumentation payloads (300 lbs typical). It is used to perform CTD profiling, instrument towing, and water sampling. The CSW-6 is commonly employed with lightweight instruments on short cable lengths or medium sized instruments on very short cable lengths. The CSW-6 is often used in small craft with lightweight inshore or lake and river type instrumentation.

Features:

  • Powder coated aluminum frame, anodized or powder-coated aluminum, stainless steel and engineering thermoplastic components
  • Cargo strap lifting points, removable carrying handles
  • Available for motors from ½ HP to 1 HP
  • Powered by 110 VAC or 220 VAC, 24 VDC ½ HP only
  • On/off drive-line coupler for freewheeling capability
  • Manual disc brake
  • Shear pin lock for towing (shear pin provided by customer)
  • Manual hand crank backup
  • Upright configuration for ease of use with small vessels and close-set davits
  • Watertight sub-sea connectors (except 110/220 VAC plug)

CSW-7 Multipurpose Electric Winch

ago-csw-7The CSW-7 is the heavyweight winch in the CSW-series winch product line, and the most popular model. Designed for oceanographic and geophysics applications, this model is capable of lifting and lowering many instrumentation payloads (500 lbs typical). It is used to perform CTD profiling, instrument towing, and water sampling. The CSW-7 is commonly employed with medium-weight loads on long cables or heavy loads on short to medium-length cables. This version is often used to tow side scan sonars or magnetometers with 300 to 600 meters of cable.

Features:

  • Powder coated aluminum frame, anodized or powdercoated aluminum, stainless steel and engineering thermoplastic components
  • Cargo strap lifting points, removable carrying handles
  • Available for motors from 1 HP to 3 HP
  • Powered by 110 VAC (1 HP only) or 220 VAC
  • On/off drive-line coupler for freewheeling capability
  • Manual disc brake
  • Shear pin lock for towing (shear pin provided by customer)
  • Manual hand crank backup
  • Upright configuration for ease of use with small vessels and close-set davits
  • Watertight sub-sea connectors (except 110/220 VAC plug)