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Models ZH are hydraulic worm gear winches, designed for long life, offer best safe duty.

These winches are built according with higher safety standards in compliance with Directive Machinery 2006/42/CE EN 14492-1.

The special aluminium alloy bronze gear match to an hardened steel ground polished worm. Worm gear provides load reversing protection. Particularly fit for tow-trucks and for recovery of medium-light vehicles on tires.



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  • Tough

The special aluminium alloy bronze gear match to an hardened steel ground polished worm


  • Versatile mounting

Designed for either foot or side mounting


  • Light and strong

Body manufactured from hardened special aluminium castings, which reduces weight and increases strength
Powder coat finished


  • Brake

Worm gear provides load reversing protection


  • Drum clutch

Manual clutch for drum free spooling


  • Drum sizes available

Short: 160 mm (6.3 inch) for ZHC
Long: 240 mm (9.4 inch) for ZHL


  • Totally oil cooled

Worm and gear in oil bath, give best performance and extending components life span

  • Pulling capacity (first layer)

1.450 Kgs. [3.200 Lbs.]


  • Working pressure

130 Bar [1,885 Psi]


  • Wire rope dia.

8 mm [--]


  • Gear ratio



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

19 Mt. [62,3 Ft.] short drum ZHC
29 Mt. [95,1 Ft.] long drum ZHL


  • Max. oil supply

40 Lt./Min. [10,57 GPM]


  • Max speed line (first layer)

8,1 Mt./Min. [26,6 Ft./Min.]


  • Max.speed line (last layer)


  • Weight w/o wire rope

30 Kgs. [66,14 Lbs.] short drum ZHC
30 Kgs. [66,14 Lbs.] long drum ZHL

Winches model ZH 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

keeps cable tightened on drum, while the winch is in the freespool mode