Even though the winch has a sprig loaded disc brake ("ON" when hydraulic system is OFF) and a band
brake, the drum should be secured with the chain and shackles supplied as shown in Figure 8-6. This
method of tie-down will prevent the drum from moving due to motion-induced vibrations.
The basic envelope dimensions of the winch levelwind are:
This unit should be stowed in the normal operating position and secured via the end bolt-on brackets are appropriate tie-
downs. The traveller head should also be secured to the levelwind track to eliminate motion-induced vibrations. The
levelwind hoses should be secured and protected from potential damage.
Hydraulic Power Package
The basic envelope dimensions of the winch hydraulic power package are: