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ZH 3000

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)

3.000 Kgs. [6.614 Lbs.]


  • Working pressure

130 Bar [1,885 Psi]


  • Wire rope dia.

9 mm [--]


  • Gear ratio



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

17 Mt. [55,8 Ft.] short drum ZHC
26 Mt. [85,3 Ft.] long drum ZHL


  • Max. oil supply

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


  • Max.speed line (first layer)

4,2 Mt./Min. [13,8 Ft./Min.]


  • Max.speed line (last layer)


  • Weight w/o wire rope

23 Kgs. [50,71 Lbs.] short drum ZHC
29 Kgs. [63,93 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