The winch is a mechanical device used to lift heavy objects. They work by either wind-up or wind out a rope/cable or adjusting the tension of the rope. A winch is a device consisting of a length of rope or chain that’s wound around a drum. When the drum turns, the length of the rope/chain is either shortened or lengthened (depending on which direction you’re turning it in).
Winch utilizes mechanical principles that allow for a stronger and tougher pull. Of course, through technological innovations, that simple machinery has taken a more modern and complicated appearance.
There are so many types of winches available in the industry, the use of which is totally depending upon different kinds of purposes of the operator of the winch. They’re distinct from each other depending on their uses. They also have differences in their parts. They can be used for multiple purposes.
Some of the types of winch are as below: