Oceanographic Winches

Neumann Equipment is a leading Australian Oceanographic Winch Manufacturer. The oceanographic winches are custom made to suit the customer’s requirements in either electric or hydraulic drives, with Archimedes screw type wire feeders.

Other names include:
Oceanographic Winch Options include:

The cable enters via a removable bolt in section of the drum core, allowing the end of the cable to pass through a hollow shaft where the rope is terminated to a slip ring, which is then connected to a computer for monitoring the information gathered by the device being towed through the water.

Some examples of Oceanographic Winches: (other sizes/designs are available upon request)

1 Tonne Line Pull Oceanographic Winch OCW1000H Drawing
3 Tonne Line Pull Oceanographic Winch OCW3000H Drawing


Oceanographic Winch UnitsOCW1000HOCW3000H
Line Pull - Top Layer (kg)1,0003,000
Line Pull - Bottom Layer (kg)1,7605,000
Line Speed - Top Layer (m/min)0 - 1050 - 100
Line Speed - Bottom Layer (m/min)0 - 600 - 60
Drum Speed (rpm)0 - 43.10 - 21.2
Cable Size - example (mm)816
Drum Width (mm)5952,250
Drum Capacity (m)3,00810,112
Drive (optional electrical drive)HydraulicHydraulic

Neumann Equipment's range of products is based on years of experience dealing with, and being directly involved with end users of this equipment.

The design and engineering of all our products is carried out in house by qualified mechanical engineers using FEA Computer modelling software. This is then checked by third parties to ensure these products comply with all relevant specifications and Australian Standards.

You can feel confident in Neumann Equipment designed and manufactured products. From the design stage though to dispatch, our internal Quality Assurance Systems fully comply with AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008.

Material used in our standard units is Grade 250 Carbon Steel, but upon request 316 Stainless Steel can be used as an option.

Neumann Equipment also has an extensive range of other Marine Winches and EquipmentCommercial Fishing Winches, Mining and Industrial Winches & Equipment, and Dredging & Associated Equipment available for sale.

The Neumann Equipment facility is located in Currumbin, on the Gold Coast, Queensland.

Call or email us today to discuss your oceanographic winch or specific winching requirements - 07 5589 2746

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The images, drawings and specifications shown for this product are indicative and may not be representative of the current model. We reserve the right to change the designs and specifications as new models are developed. Neumann Equipment is constantly striving to improve its range of products. Call our expert sales and customer service team to discuss the best product to suit your needs.