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30 Ton Winch

30 ton winch is an essential tool used in a lot of industries, including construction, marine, shipping and oil & gas. Aicrane provides different winch solutions to suit various requirements. Read on to know 30 ton winch applications, types, features and main components before you make a choice for your business.

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Aicrane 30 ton Winches for Sale in Different Countries

As a professional and experienced winch manufacturer and supplier, Aicrane winch products have been exported to wide range of countries and regions for different uses. We are committed to provide suitable and cost-effective winch solutions for different customers to help them succeed in their business. If you are looking for a 30 ton winch now, just check the following winch cases for your reference before you make a right choice.

Electric winch 30 ton for Turkey

One of our customers from Turkey recently bought 16 sets of 30 ton electric winches for their new project. These electric winches are our AQ-JM slow speed 30t winch models, which perfectly meet the customer’s requirements. The customer has reported that these 30 ton electric winches work reliably and have significantly improved their efficiency and productivity.

16sets of electric winches for Turkey
16sets of electric winches for Turkey
30ton winch to Turkey
30ton winch to Turkey

30 ton hydraulic winch for sale in Vietnam

One of our Vietnamese customers requested several marine winches for mooring operations. Upon receiving the inquiry, our project consultant promptly contacted the customer to fully understand their requirements and work conditions. Based on this communication, we recommended six hydraulic mooring winches 30 ton that met all of their needs. These 30-ton mooring winches are currently operating efficiently and safely, and the customer is highly satisfied with our solution.

Aicrane 30ton mooring winch
Aicrane 30ton mooring winch

hydraulic mooring winch 30ton for Vietnam
hydraulic mooring winch 30ton for Vietnam

Techinical parameters of the hydraulic mooring winches:
Model Hydraulic Mooring Winch
Working load 30T (1st layer)
Drum capacity φ38mmx1000m (totally 10 layers)
Diameter of warping head φ400mm
Nominal speed 12m/min (1st layer)
Brake Hydraulic operated
Clutch Hydraulic operated
mooring winches delivered to Vietnam
mooring winches delivered to Vietnam

Electric 30 ton winch for sale in Nigeria

This Nigerian customer required a winch for towing boats. After fully understanding his requirements and budget, we suggested our slow speed 30 ton electric winch to fulfill all his needs. Our high-quality materials and strict quality control ensured the reliable performance of this winch.
Upon request, this towing winch has been equipped with safety and spooling devices. The electric towing winch now operates efficiently as expected, and the customer is highly satisfied with our product.

AQ-JM electric winch for Nigeria
AQ-JM electric winch for Nigeria
30ton electric winch for Nigeria
30ton electric winch for Nigeria
slow speed winch for tug boat
slow speed winch for tug boat

Applications of Winch 30 ton

The 30 ton winch is an invaluable tool used in a variety of industries, from construction to ship handling. It is a powerful and reliable winching solution that is designed to provide a safe and effective way to move and adjust loads. The 30 ton winch is capable of providing strong and efficient winching power for a variety of operations, including anchoring, mooring and towing.

Used for Construction Applications

Different winches are widely used for long-distance traction and large-stroke lifting of large steel structures, ships, and steel cables. The construction winches are suitable for the construction of various bridges, ports, wharves and other road and bridge projects, as well as the installation of large factories and mines, and power engineering equipment.

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winch applications
AQ-JM slow speed electric winch
30ton electric winches
AQ-JM electric slow speed winch
slow speed winches

Used for Marine Applications

In addition to construction applications,  the 30 ton winch is also used for marine applications. In the marine industry, this winch is used to help anchor boats, lift moorings and tow boats. The winch is extremely important for navigation purposes, as it can provide the power needed to move large boats in difficult areas or in open water.

For Anchoring Operations

Winch used for anchoring operations

Anchoring is a fundamental aspect of maritime activities, ensuring that vessels remain securely in position. 30-ton winches provide the necessary power and control to deploy and retrieve anchor chains or ropes. With their exceptional pulling capacity, these winches enable vessels to anchor effectively even in challenging conditions such as strong currents or rough seas. The controlled operation of the winch ensures precise positioning, preventing drift and ensuring the vessel’s stability during stationary periods.

electric anchor winch
electric anchor winch
hydraulic anchor winch for sale
hydraulic anchor winch for sale

For Mooring Operations

Winch used for mooring operations

Mooring involves securing a vessel to a dock, buoy, or offshore platform. 30 ton marine winches equipped with hydraulic systems are commonly used for mooring applications due to their ability to generate high pulling forces and provide precise control.

electric mooring winch
electric mooring winch

hydraulic mooring winch
hydraulic mooring winch

diesel mooring winch
diesel mooring winch

These winches allow for the controlled deployment and tensioning of mooring lines, ensuring the vessel remains safely and securely moored. The reliability and power of 30-ton winch contribute to efficient mooring operations, preventing the vessel from drifting and facilitating safe embarkation and disembarkation of passengers and cargo.

winches used for mooring
winches used for mooring

For Towing Operations

Winch used for towing operations

Towing operations in the maritime industry involve pulling or moving floating structures, disabled vessels, or barges. 30-ton winches equipped with strong cables and a high pulling capacity are vital for successful towing operations. Whether it’s towing a disabled ship to a repair facility or relocating a floating structure, these winches provide the necessary strength and control to navigate through water. The winch’s power ensures smooth and efficient towing, minimizing risks and allowing for timely and reliable transportation of vessels or structures.

electric towing winch
electric towing winch
hydraulic towing winch for sale
hydraulic towing winch

In all these marine applications, the winches 30 ton offer several advantages. Their robust construction ensures durability and reliability in challenging marine environments. The precise control mechanisms allow for smooth and controlled operations, minimizing the risk of sudden movements or accidents. Furthermore, the high pulling capacity of these winches enables them to handle heavy loads, ensuring safe and efficient operations.

Slipway Winch Used for Ship Handling in Shipyard

The 30 ton winch is also an essential tool in ship handling in a shipyard. The slipway winch is mainly used to pull boats and ships ashore for maintenance or to launch new boats. There are usually two ways to pull boats ashore, one is using airbags and the other is using rail trolleys. We provide different slipway winches for shipyard uses to suit different work needs.

slipway winch for sale
slipway winch for sale
pulling boat via rail trolleys
slipway winch pulling boat via rail trolleys
pulling boat with airbags
pulling boat with airbags

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Main Types of 30 ton Winch

30 ton Electric Winch

Electric winches are widely used due to their reliability, ease of use, and low maintenance requirements. Within the 30 ton category, there are several electric winch models available, including:

  • AQ-JK series electric winch: This series offers robust pulling power and is suitable for both heavy-duty and light-duty applications. It features a compact design, high efficiency, and smooth operation.
  • AQ-JM series electric winch: The AQ-JM series is designed for heavy lifting and pulling tasks. It provides precise control and enhanced safety features, making it suitable for demanding construction and marine applications.
  • AQ-JMM series electric winch: This series combines high lifting capacity with a compact size, making it ideal for limited space applications. It offers excellent durability and efficient performance.
AQ-JK fast speed electric winch
AQ-JK fast speed electric winch
30ton electric winch
AQ-JM electric winch
AQ-JMM electric friction winch
AQ-JMM electric friction winch

AQ-JK series construction winch parameters:

Model AQ-JK
Load capacity 0.5~60 t
Rope capacity 20~500 m
Working speed 20~35 m/min;
Power supply 220-690V, 50/60HZ, 3Phase
Other Customized service provided

AQ-JM construction winch parameters:

Model AQ-JM
Load capacity 0.5~200 t
Rope capacity 20~3600m
Working speed 5~20 m/min;
Power supply 220-690V, 50/60HZ, 3Phase
Other Customized service provided

AQ-JMM slow speed winch parameters:

Model AQ-JMM
Load capacity 0.5~100 t
Rope capacity 20~5000 m
Working speed 5~20 m/min
Power supply 220-690V, 50/60HZ, 3Phase
Other Customized service provided

30 ton Hydraulic Winch

Hydraulic winches utilize hydraulic power systems to generate pulling force. These winches are known for their high reliability and ability to operate under extreme conditions. A 30 ton hydraulic winch is a preferred choice for heavy-duty marine operations like mooring and towing.

hydraulic winch
hydraulic winch
hydraulic winch with spooling device
hydraulic winch with spooling device

30 ton Diesel Winch

Diesel winches are specifically designed for applications in remote areas or places with limited power supply. With a 30 ton diesel winch, construction and marine operations can be carried out in locations without access to electricity, ensuring productivity and efficiency.

diesel construction winch
diesel construction winch
diesel marine winch
diesel marine winch

Main Components of A Winch

A winch is composed of several core components that work together to enable it to perform tasks such as lifting, pulling, and winding. These components include:

  • Gearbox: The gearbox transmits power and speed by using a series of gears and shafts with different gear ratios and torque outputs.
  • Electric Motor: This component converts electrical energy into mechanical energy to drive the drum’s rotation. The type and specifications of the electric motor depend on specific application requirements, including AC motors or DC motors.
  • Drum: The cylindrical drum-shaped structure accommodates the rope or cable wound around it. It rotates via an electric motor or another power source while maintaining stability through grooves or gears.
  • Control System: A control system monitors the operation of the drum using control panels, switches, buttons, remote controllers, and sensors. It enables functions such as starting/stopping the winch, speed/direction control & safety protection.
  • Brake: Used for stopping/holding the drum in place after use; brakes can be mechanical (e.g., handbrakes), electromagnetic (e.g., solenoid-activated), or hydraulic (e.g., fluid pressure).
  • Rope/Cable: Critical for lifting/pulling objects; ropes/cables must have sufficient strength/durability to withstand required working loads based on environmental conditions/application requirements.
  • Auxiliary Devices: Pulley blocks limit switches overload protection devices emergency stop devices provide additional safety protection & operational convenience.

These are the main components of a winch. These components work together to enable the winch to efficiently and safely perform tasks such as lifting, pulling, and winding.

What Services Does Aicrane Provide?

  • Consultancy service: Aicrane provides professional and timely consultancy service to get the customers’ actual needs of the products.
  • Solution providing: After knowing clearly about customers’ requirements and actual work conditions, we will provide the customers with suitable and cost-effective solutions to suit all the needs.
  • Product manufacturing: When it comes to the production process, we will control the whole manufacturing process strictly and produce the products with quality materials in order to ensure the reliable product quality and good performance.
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Aicrane technicians for solution providing
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winch production in factory
  • Delivery: Aicrane has professional shipping department responsible for the product delivery and customs materials providing issues.
  • Installation & commissioning: We provide both online and on-site installation service for the customers according to their needs.
  • Maintenance & technical support: Our after-sales service team offer prompt and professional technical support whenever the customers require.
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winch delivery
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winch installation
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How to Select a Suitable Winch?

When selecting a winch, there are several factors that customers should consider.

  • Load Capacity: This is the most crucial factor to consider when choosing a winch. Customers must determine the maximum load capacity required to ensure safe and efficient operations.
  • Power Type: Winches can be powered by different types such as electric, hydraulic, diesel, or pneumatic. The power type selected should depend on the specific application environment and requirements.
  • Control Method: Winches can have manual or electric controls depending on the complexity of the application.
  • Safety Features: It is important to choose equipment with necessary safety features such as overload protection, emergency stop buttons, limit switches etc., which protect both equipment and operator from accidents.
  • Quality and Reliability: Consideration should be given to products from reputable winch manufacturers with durable materials that operate stably for an extended period reducing maintenance costs.
  • Application Environment: Environmental conditions where equipment will be used are also crucial considerations e.g., marine environments require corrosion-resistant models while outdoor/harsh weather conditions need dustproof/waterproof features.
  • Cost-effectiveness: Lastly , it’s essential to weigh all these factors against cost-effectiveness including price, operational costs, maintenance expenses and lifespan.


What are the difference between electric winch and hydraulic winch?
An electric winch and a hydraulic winch are two different types of winches that operate using distinct power sources and mechanisms. Here’s a detailed explanation of their differences:
Power Source:

  • Electric Winch: It is powered by electricity, typically from a direct current (DC) source such as a battery or the vehicle’s electrical system. The winching mechanism is driven by an electric motor.
  • Hydraulic Winch: It is powered by pressurized hydraulic fluid. A hydraulic motor drives the winching mechanism, with the fluid usually supplied by either an engine or a power take-off (PTO) system.


  • Electric Winch: This type consists of an electric motor, gearbox, and drum. The motor converts electrical energy into rotational mechanical energy transmitted to the drum via the gearbox. The cable or rope winds and unwinds around the drum for performing winching operations.
  • Hydraulic Winch: This type includes a hydraulic motor, gearbox, and drum. The pressurized hydraulic fluid generates rotational mechanical energy in the hydraulic motor which transfers it to the drum through gears for winding/unwinding cable/rope.

Power and Speed:

  • Electric Winch: Electric winches provide high torque at low speeds but may have slower line speed compared to their counterparts.
  • Hydraulic Winch: Hydraulic systems offer higher line speeds but may have slightly lower pulling force than electric ones while providing more precise control over variable loads.

Efficiency and Heat Dissipation:

  • Electric Winch: Electric systems tend to be more efficient as they directly convert electrical energy into mechanical energy; however, they may generate heat during prolonged heavy-duty operations requiring additional cooling mechanisms.
  • Hydraulic Winch: Hydraulic systems can dissipate heat effectively due to its use of fluids acting as cooling mediums allowing them to handle sustained heavy loads without generating excessive heat.

Applications and Considerations:

  • Electric Winch: They are commonly used in applications where readily available electrical power sources are accessible, such as vehicles, boats, and industrial settings. They are generally more compact and easier to install than hydraulic winches.
  • Hydraulic Winch: These types of winches are often utilized in heavy-duty applications like off-road recovery, construction, and marine operations where high line speed, precise control over variable loads is crucial.

It’s important to note that the specific requirements of a winching application should be considered when choosing between an electric or hydraulic winch. Factors such as load capacity, line speed, power source availability and control preferences must be taken into account.

Can you provide CLASS certificates?
For offshore deck equipment, we can provide CLASS certificates. BV is required the most, so the time is short and the cost is low.Other certificates like Det Norske Veritas DNV, German Register of Shipping GL, British Register of Shipping LR, American Bureau of Shipping ABS, Russian Register of Shipping RS, Indian Register of Shipping IRS, etc. can also be provided.
Is the voltage customizable? Can you provide single-phase power?

Our default power source is 3phase, 380V, 50hz, but according to the requirements of different countries, we support 220V-480V, 50hz/60hz, 3phase. Customers only need to tell us the right one before production.

The winch can adopt single-phase power, but the production time is relatively longer and the power supply is unstable. It is recommended to use 3-phase power if possible.

What are the optional control methods for winches?
We provide local control box operation by default, and the control button is outside the electrical box. According to different customer needs, we can also provide remote control, console operation and other methods.

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