Why partner with Metso?
Superior safety with fewer repairs and maintenance, lower noise, less spillage and a cleaner environment.
Retrofits & refurbishments significantly reduce raw material consumption when compared with the procurement of new equipment.
Unmatched parts quality with standard factory warranty and dedicated local support.
The operator attaches a hook or loop to the railcar or barge and manually snubs the rope on a vertical capstan with sufficient tension for the proper operating pull. The pulling distance is only limited by the operator’s strength in handling the rope. Both models are equipped with high starting torque TEFV motors. Optional equipment includes special motors and a holding brake.
The rope is attached to the horizontal drum, which eliminates the need for snubbing and reduces the handling of the wire rope. Up to 500 feet of rope can be stored on the drum when properly wound. The 16-H model features a heavy-duty handwheel clutch that releases the drum to pay out the stored rope and engages to pull without manual rope tension. High starting torque TEFV motors are standard equipment. Optional equipment includes special motors, holding brake, variable frequency drive, sheaves, wire rope and electrical controls.