W. W. PATTERSON COMPANY
July 11, 1985
(4) Before each voyage, secure wire rope and apply moderate tension with power or by hand. This will forestall
bird's-nesting of remaining wire rope on winch rope drum during voyage.
Locate the winch on barge winch platform with center of rope drum lined up with center of barge fairlead. Weld
all-around each 4"x4" x3/4" angle foot-mount 3/8" fillet. Should winch ever need to be removed, simply take out bottom
stainless steel tie-rods and lift winch out of foot mounts.
These winches require a separate 120-volt, single-phase, power source for continuous operation of the moisture-
preventive heaters in the control panel, motor and electric brake. (See schematic diagram in the panel and also in the
Power for the motor is 440-volts, 3-phase, 60 Hertz. Both this power and the heater power should be connected to the
stainless steel NEMA TYPE.4X control panel enclosures with water-tight fittings.
START UP/SHUT DOWN PROCEDURE
No special actions are necessary for operation of the winch as delivered: the wire rope will already be tightly spooled on
the drum and level wind will be in proper position relative to the rope drums.
TO PAY ROPE OUT: (a) Turn panel switch ON
(b) Depress FORWARD pushbutton while
pulling rope off drum.
(c) Depress STOP button to shut down
(d) Turn panel switch OFF.
TO REEL IN ROPE: (e) Turn panel switch ON.
(f) Depress REVERSE button to start
reeling in rope.
(g) Depress STOP to shut winch down.
(h) Turn panel switch OFF.
With this letter and other information added to the final version of this Technical Manual, we believe all requirements of
your order have now been met.