The machine is a hand-operated lifting and pulling machine. It is versatile, portable and multi-purpose, not only for pulling and lifting but also for lowering, tensioning and guying.
The originality of the machine is the principle of operation directly on the wire rope which passes through the mechanism rather than being reeled onto a drum of a hoist or conventional winch. The pull is applied by means of two pairs of self-energised jaws which exert a grip on the wire rope in proportion to the load being lifted or pulled. A telescopic operating lever fitted to either the forward or the reverse lever transmits the effort to the jaw mechanism to give forward or reverse movement of the wire rope.
The machine is fitted with an anchor pin so that it can be secured quickly to any suitable anchor point.
Each machine is supplied with a telescopic operating handle.