Material Winch
UH120M Material Winch

Like the UH120P Personnel Winch, our material winch is engineered and manufactured to the highest possible quality.  Appearance-wise, it looks the same as the personnel winch except it is silver in color.  Distinguishing characteristics are outlined below.

General Information

  • Single brake system consisting of notching wheel, 2 pawls, and 2 springs, all stainless steel construction.
  • Continuous braking system holds load in place when listing or lowering, thus preventing free-wheeling of drum when crank handle is released.
  • Stainless steel handle with 3 positions:  transportation, working – 12” long to rotate cable up and down, and short handle 6” long for faster lowering capability.


  • Total weight:  28 lbs. (12.6 kg.) with 90’ (27 m.) cable; weights of mounting bracket and optional counterweight are included.
  • Basic dimensions:  Length – 10.75” (26.8 cm); Width – 8.25” (20.6 cm.); Height – 10.20” (25.5 cm) including adapter.  Height of adapter is 2” (5 cm.).
  • Capacity:  Maximum working load – 350 lbs. (158 kg.).
  • Minimum working load:  10 lbs. (4.5 kg.).
  • Cable construction:  3/16” (4.8 cm.) diameter aircraft stainless steel or Technora 12 with 3/16” (4.8 cm.) black rope cable.
  • Stainless Steel Cable tensile strength:  3,750 lbs. (1688 kg.); Technora 12 Rope:  5,500 lbs. (2,475 kg.)
  • Cable length can be changed upon customer’s request.  Full capacity of the drum:  120’ (36 m.).  Custom order to a maximum of 300’ (90 m.).
  • Gear ratio is 5:1 constructed of galvanized steel.
  • Average mechanical advantage:  22.
  • Raise/lower speed of drum:  20’/minute (6 m.).

Emergency Warnings:

  • Do not continue to rotate handle counter-clockwise if red painted area on the cable appears. 
  • Do not continue to rotate handle clockwise if force seriously increase 

GM200A Operating Instructions (English) 

GM200A Operating Instructions (Spanish)