Force 5 Air Winches

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Setting the standards in winch technology with time savings, space savings and enhanced safety, IR's line of high quality Force 5 air winches are known throughout the world for their rugged dependability and quality in the hard-hat industries.

Your assurance of quality:

Force 5 winches are designed to meet or exceed independent third party requirements. Models have been design reviewed or Type Approved by ABS, DNV and LRS. Type Approval certificates are available upon request. This modern winch is designed for the harshest environments!


Force 5 winches offer maximum versatility to meet numerous lifting, pulling or tensioning challenges. Substitute a wide variety of gear ratios for the standard ones to better meet your speed and capacity needs. Design, material, and dimensional changes are a snap with fabricated frames. Available option packages meet the requirements of oil refineries, mining, construction and offshore oil drilling.

Standard features:

  • Meets ASME B30.7
  • 5:1 design factor at "rated load".
  • Full drum rated line pull: a Force 5 winch always pulls or lifts its "rated load" at any and all wire rope layers.
  • Internal gearbox and optional disc brake combination provide load control superior to other types of air winches.
  • Compact, space-saving frame design and fabricated alloy steel drum fit easily into tight spaces.
  • Variable drum length and wire rope storage for special applications.
  • Standard operating temperature range is 0°C through 60°C.
  • Minimum 18:1 drum diameter to wire rope diameter ratio reduces wire rope wear.
  • Longer drum length and wire rope storage
2t to 10t capacity