Easy maintenance and repair

DC-Wind chain hoist

Optimum solution for wind turbine maintenance

The DC-Wind chain hoist is a proven solution to maintaining and servicing wind turbines. DC-Wind's high lifting speeds enable it to minimize maintenance and downtimes which in turn drives availability and efficiency. Additional features and benefits:

  • Convenient operation
  • Engineered to a high safety standard
  • Easily transport loads weighing up to 3,300 lbs (1,500 kg)
  • Hook paths up to 590 feet (180 meters)
  • Variable attachment to a slewing arm or a traveling portal arrangement

Your Contact

Demag contact

Demagcranes

29201 Aurora Road
Solon, Ohio 44139-1895
USA

Phone:
+1 (440) 248 2400
Fax:
+1 (440) 248 3874

Product information

The benefits at a glance

The Demag DC-Wind chain hoist is specially designed to meet the needs of wind turbine manufacturers and operators.

High safety standard

  • Safe and reliable load handling thanks to its brake/coupling system and its corrosion-protected brake featuring IP 55 protection

Can be adapted to meet specific customer requirements

  • Specification to suit individual needs, e.g. lifting height and chain collector design
  • Modification for different climate zones (e.g. cold climate versions), offshore operation and installation sites at great heights

Convenient operation

  • Fast main lifting speed
  • Precise positioning at creep lifting speed
  • Trolley can be easily locked with a handle
  • Ergonomic control pendant

Fast installation and simple handling

  • Simple commissioning and convenient service thanks to Plug & Lift connections
  • Long product service life and extremely low wear due to electrical braking and slip monitoring of the slipping clutch
  • Gearbox and slipping clutch maintenance-free for up to 10 years

Technical data

DC-Wind selection table

SWL
lbs [kg]

Type

LS ft/min at 60 Hz
[at 50 Hz
m/min]

Hook path

ft [m]

Trolleys
with frame
Chain
dimensions
Max. weight *)
RUDC
[lbs] kg
Station-
ary
[lbs] [kg]
275[125] DC-Wind 2 64/16[16/4] ≤393[≤120] 2 x RU 3/2 4.2 x 12.2 [62] 28 [44] 20
275[125] DC-Wind 5 96/24[24/6] 2 x RU 3/2 4.2 x 12.2 [73] 33 [57] 26
550[250] DC-Wind 5 64/16[16/4] 2 x RU 3/2 4.2 x 12.2 [73] 33 [57] 26
550[250] DC-Wind 10 96/24[24/6] ≤590[≤180] 2 x RU 6/2 5.3 x 15.2 [130]59 [99] 45
1,100[500] DC-Wind 5 48/12[12/3] ≤393[≤120] 2 x RU 3/2 5.3 x 15.2 [95] 43 [79] 36
1,100[500] DC-Wind 10 48/12[12/3] ≤393[≤120] 2 x RU 6/2 5.3 x 15.2 [130]59 [99] 45
1,100[500] 96/24[24/6] ≤590[≤180] 2 x RU 6/2 5.3 x 15.2 [130]59 [99] 45
1,750[800] 72/18[18/4.5] ≤492[≤150] 2 x U 11 7.4 x 21.2 [185]84 [141] 64
2,200[1000] 72/18[18/4.5] ≤393[≤120] 2 x U 11 7.4 x 21.2 [185]84 [141] 64
2,200[1000] 48/12[12/3] ≤393[≤120] 2 x U 11 7.4 x 21.2 [185]84 [141] 64
2,640[1200] DC-Wind 15 64/16[16/4] ≤492[≤150] 2 x U 11 8.7 x 24.2 [341]155 [275] 125
3,300[1500] 48/12[12/3] ≤393[≤120] 2 x U 11 8.7 x 24.2 [341]155 [275]125

*) Weight without chain
SWL: safe working load
LS: lifting speed

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