A winch is a type of device which is used to easily and conveniently wind in or wind out a rope, cable or wire. It has various number of uses that includes, from pulling in sail on a sail boat to haul vehicles out of compromising situations,
There are various types of winches available according to its use. One of the types of winch includes hand crank winch which are suitable for pulling in small or light items. There are also high power winches that can be attached to vehicles or machinery to move heavy and bulky items. Another type includes electric cable winch, where it becomes even more fast to load and unload goods from one place to another.
With the varieties there are incredible uses of winches. Some of them are,
- Four Wheeler Drives: Winches are found in the four wheeler drives vehicles. They are beneficial for the ones who love to drive on the off roads or dirt tracks, because they help to get of the sticky situation.
- Boats and Ships: Winches are used in different types of ships. On the huge sailing ships it can be used to pull up and push down the boats sail. On the larger boats, it is used to pull up the anchor, move mast and lift heavy items and cargo directly on the deck.
- Cars and Trucks: Winches are useful for cars and trucks. It can be used to carry out the stuck cars from the bad condition formed either due to weather or road.