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EPH 4500FN

Model EPH FN are hydraulic planetary winches, designed for long life, offer safe duty.
These winches are built according with higher safety standards and meet SAE J706.
The high efficiency planetary gear train, assures fast payout and rewind winching operation.
The innovative brake system makes these winches reliable and great for industrial applications.



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  • Compact

Hardened steel single stage planetary gear drive


  • Fast winching speed

Fast pay-out and rewind


  • Versatile mounting

Designed for either foot or side mounting


  • Light and strong

Body manufactured from hardened special aluminum castings, which reduces weight and increases strength.

Body powder coat finished


  • Multi-disc pressure released brake

Gives a reliable and effective full brake capacity


  • Drum clutch for free spooling 

Manual clutch

Air clutch (optional accessory)


  • Drum sizes available

Short 200 mm (7.9 in) EPH/C 4500FN
Long 252 mm (9.9 in) EPH 4500FN


  • Totally oil cooled

Gears and brake are bathed in oil for maximum performance, quiet operation and to extend internal components life span.

  • Pulling capacity (first layer)

4.500 Kgs. [10.000 Lbs.]


  • Working pressure

150 Bar [2,176 Psi]


  • Wire rope dia.

11 mm [- -]


  • Gear ratio



  • Max. wire rope capacity (SAE J706)

26 Mt. [85,3 Ft.] short drum EPH/C 4500FN

33 Mt. [108,3 Ft.] standard drum EPH 4500FN


  • Max. wire rope capacity (EN 14492-1)

30 Mt. [98,4 Ft.] short drum EPH/C 4500FN

40 Mt. [131,2 Ft.] standard drum EPH 4500FN


  • Max. oil supply

60 Lt./Min. [15,85 GPM]


  • Max.speed line (first layer)

11,7 Mt./Min. [38,4 Ft./Min.]


  • Max.speed line (last layer)

20,8 Mt./Min. [68,2 Ft./Min.]


  • Weight w/o wire rope

46,7 Kgs. [103,00 Lbs.] short drum EPH/C 4500FN

47,9 Kgs. [105,60 Lbs.] standard drum EPH 4500FN

Winches model EPH FN have been designed to be equipped with several accessories such as :


• Zinc plated Heavy-duty roller fairlead

is made up by 2 horizontal rollers and 2 vertical rollers, used for lateral pullings to avoid damages to the cable and to the vehicle where the winch is installed


• Zinc plated Cable tensioner

is used to keep cable tightened on the drum, while the winch is in the freespool mode


• Air-cltuch

For drum free spooling, (system works if air circuit is available)