Free Standing Capstan

  • Ribbed capstan head and rope guide (optional)
  • Housed within protective structure for a long working life
  • Two ways to operate: Depress foot switch or push button
  • Emergency stop button for safer operation
  • A range of capacities are available to suit many line handling applications

Overview

Save time and improve safety with Glen capstans
Correctly specified capstans offer valuable safety and efficiency benefits as part of a well-designed mooring system. Glen’s experience in designing and manufacturing QRH systems means we are experts in recommending capstans, either as part of an integrated system or as a separate requirement.

Free Standing Capstans are designed and manufactured for safe and efficient handling of vessels. By preventing the heavy lifting of mooring lines, capstans greatly reduce handling time for mooring linesmen.

Capstans are typically an integral part of the complete QRH package manufactured and supplied by Glen. Available in standard versions with a nominal pull from 1 ton to 3 tons, Glen capstans can also be supplied as separately freestanding units or add-on units.

Features

  • Free Standing Capstan is enclosed type design for protection from ocean environment and mechanical damage
  • Reversible direction for capstan head with automatic brake ensure the safety of site operator
  • Durable foot switch for easy and safe operation by foot

Application

  • Container terminals
  • Commercial RoRo, ferry etc.
  • Oil & Gas
  • Bulk Mineral & Liquid Berths

Standard Type & Capacity

Motor Power
(kW)
Line Pull
(kN)
Start Pull
(kN)
Area Classification
5.51020Hazardous 1-2/21/22
No-hazardous
7.51530Hazardous 1-2/21/22
No-hazardous
112040Hazardous 1-2/21/22
No-hazardous
153040Hazardous 1-2/21/22
No-hazardous
Available Line Speed (m/min): ± 20, 25, 30, etc.

GLEN provides a wide range of configurations for Quick Release Mooring Hook,

Making it suitable for a the wide majority of mooring applications.

Options

  • Integrated within Quick Release Hook Unit
  • Anti-Rope Slip Devices (Keepers)
  • Special Coatings
  • Customized Designs for special demands: capacity, line pull speeds/dual speed, hazardous area etc.

Related Products

Quick Release Hook

Portable Docking Aid System

Rubber Fender

Mooring Bollard

Contact GLEN

Correctly specified capstans offer valuable safety and efficiency benefits as part of a well-designed mooring system. Glen’s experience in designing and manufacturing QRH systems means we are experts in recommending capstans, either as part of an integrated system or as a separate requirement.
Whatever your needs, our team will help – discuss your requirements with the Glen team today.