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Orbiter Door Positioning Winch

Manufacturer: Thern

Custom Application Example. Location: Aerospace Company.

Problem: Open and close large steel orbiter door at launch platform during pre-launch operations.

Solution: Closed loop winch system to pull protective door in front of orbiter.


  • 65,000 lbs. load rating
  • 13 fpm line speed
  • 63 ft. travel distance
  • 460 VAC 3 phase power
  • Single drum with 2 cable anchors for closed loop operation
  • Grooved drum for uniform winding of cable
  • Rotary limit switch to limit travel in both directions
  • Yellow epoxy finish provides protection in harsh environment
  • Variable speed controls with encoder for accurate positioning and soft starting and stopping
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