Thern Spur and Worm Gear Winches Lend Manufacturers A Hand

March 5, 2008

WINONA, Minn., July 11, 2007 –Thern spur gear and worm gear hand winches are the tool of choice for manufacturers requiring confident load-lifting control and accurate load positioning and tensioning capabilities. Their durable construction and flexible lifting, pulling and moving abilities are precisely why manufacturing plants are turning to Thern for reliable hand winch options. For everything from lifting equipment for maintenance to positioning heavy molds during production processes, Thern hand winches meet the demanding needs of the production floor.

With a variety of models to choose from, Thern offers both machine-cut single and double reduction spur gear designs with capacities up to 10,000 lbs, and fully enclosed worm gear designs with capacities up to 4,000 lbs. Most hand winch models are available with optional brakes for lifting and Quick Disconnect anchors for quickly attaching or removing the wire rope. Thern hand winches also feature corrosion resistant finishes including enamel paint, zinc plated finishes, or even stainless steel construction for the most demanding conditions.

Thern hand winches are ideal tools for moving large loads around the plant floor when electric power is not required. Thern’s complete line of hand winches feature solid steel gears and heavy-duty components that deliver the industrial strength needed for accurate load lifting or pulling control. Standard stock models are available in a wide variety of configurations to fit different application requirements.

Thern, Inc. is a major designer and manufacturer of winches, cranes and hoists for virtually unlimited industrial applications. Founded in 1948, Thern is headquartered in Winona, Minn. and markets its products worldwide.