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Which Base Mounted Winch fits your project?

Which Base Mounted Winch fits your project? There are many different types of trailer mounted winches available on the market, each one suited to it's own individual application. The capacities of these winches can vary from 10 tonnes to a large 200 tonnes. Here at Rotrex Winches we have air, hydraulic, electric and diesel winches…
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What are the benefits of Cable Winch Hire?

Are you in need of a cable winch for a construction or manufacturing project? If so, there are many benefits to hiring a cable winch from a specialist winch company. Trained specialists who know their machines like the backs of their hands are the ones who will ensure that your construction project is done thoroughly,…
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Everything you need to know about Cable Handling Equipment

It can be a tricky task to handle cable if you’re not adequately prepared. In such circumstances having the right cable handling equipment can make your life a lot easier. That’s why here at Rotrex Winches we are proud suppliers of a comprehensive range of cable handling equipment that will help to make your cable…
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What are the common types of Deck Equipment?

If you’re looking to make your winch even more versatile, having the right deck equipment to hand can go a long way. Just a few of these pieces of equipment can open up the possible uses for your winch dramatically, allowing it to serve a greater variety of functions. Here at Rotrex Winches, you can…
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Which Cable Drum Trailer would suit you?

If you’re looking to carry your cable drums across site safely, the most efficient way to do this is via a cable drum trailer. Holding 45 years of specialist experience in winches and winching equipment, Rotrex Winches have trailers available to purchase. Alternatively, you can hire cable drum trailers from us if you don’t wish…
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Underground Mission with Murphy

We were contacted by Murphy as they were undergoing a complicated project and needed a bespoke engineered solution to lay 32km of cable across the Wirral Peninsular for Prysmian.  Usual practice would be to lay cables on the sea bed however these needed to be laid underground.  To accommodate this our engineers build a cable…
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Supporting the Shard

We were contacted to supply a winch to help install new 400m water pipes to supply The Shard and the surrounding area including Guys hospital.  This was a complicated project due to the proximity of both heavy traffic and pedestrians, meaning that traffic management severely restricted the size of the working area.  However our incredibly…
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Fortified Flood Defence

In recent years we have done a lot of flood defence projects in the UK and the latest was to supply a back-up winch system to close a flood water gate at Wells-next-the-Sea.
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