Winches are devices used to pull heavy loads. They usually have a rope or cable that is wound around a drum, which is turned by a handle or crank. Worm gear winches are designed for use in low-speed, high-torque applications. Upright worm gear winches are typically mounted behind the cab of a truck and have a number of benefits over other types of winches.
One benefit of upright worm gear winches is that they are less likely to slip than other types of winches. This is because the worm gear design provides more contact between the teeth of the gears, which prevents slippage.
Another benefit of upright worm gear winches is that they are more compact than other types of winches. This makes them ideal for use in confined spaces, such as behind the cab of a truck. Typical features include:
Finally, upright worm gear winches are less likely to jam than other types of winches. This is because the teeth on the gears are not straight, but rather are angled. This prevents the gears from becoming jammed together.