When you need to lift, lower or position a heavy load more quickly, Thern is ready to lend a hand with the most dependable hand winches available. Our worm gear and spur gear hand winches are designed to perform better and last longer no matter what your application. From construction to maritime to manufacturing and more, our hand winches are built tough to meet the demands of the job in any environment.

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M4312PB Spur Gear Hand Winch with Brake and Wire RopeSpur Gear

Up to 10,000 lb Capacity
LIFTS FASTER, but takes MORE FORCE than a worm gear.

Lift or pull up to 10,000 lb. Machine-cut spur gears provide long-lasting service. Available in a variety of configurations to meet the performance requirements of your manual pulling, hoisting or lowering application. Also available in stainless steel.

Cut Sheets

Spur Gear Hand Winches
(up to 2000 lb capacity)
Spur Gear Double Reduction Hand Winches
(up to 10,000 lb capacity)

Owner’s Manuals

• Direct Drive Reel Winch for Pulling Only  (M401)
• Spur Gear Series  (M452 / M492)
Spur Gear Line
(M4022 / M4032 / M4042 / M4312 / M4412)
Hand-Operated Disk Brakes
(MB441 / MB451 / MB491)

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4WM2 Worm Gear Hand Winch with Wire Rope

Worm Gear

Up to 4000 lb Capacity
LIFTS SLOWER, but takes LESS FORCE than a spur gear.

Lift or pull up to 4000 lb. Available in multiple configurations and performance ratings designed to keep things moving safely and efficiently. Stainless steel winches also available.

Cut Sheets

Worm Gear Hand Winches
(up to 4000 lb capacity)
• 2W40 Series Worm Gear Hand Winches
(Up to 4600 lb capacity)

Owner’s Manuals

• Worm Gear Line
(462 / 4622 / 472 / 4722 / 482)
• Worm Gear 4WM2 Series
• Worm Gear 2W40 Series
• Worm Gear 465 Series