The second-generation Big Tow winches are the first choice for theatre installations touring productions and spectaculars that need to move scenery or fly performers across the stage. The BT2 range winch incorporates zero fleet technology, allowing the winch to be mounted easily in any position by ensuring the drum take-off points remain static. The BT2 winches conform to the BS7905-1:2001 standard and the European Machinery Directive due to safety features such as dual brakes and a crossed groove detector. The winches also offer optional safety features including load cells, a slack rope detector, and a secondary encoder. Optional winch control systems are available for applications to be incorporated into SIL 3 installations.
The BT2-390 series is the large capacity winch in the BT2 range and comes in several configurations up to an ELL of 1300kg. Its deeper profile allows extra-long travel in a shorter footprint. Perfect for heavy direct flying, or spectaculars.
|Control System||TAIT Navigator, eChameleon|
|Motor Phase||3 Phase|
|Rated Voltage||380V to 480V|
|Current||Max: 46A at full load, full speed
Max: 53A at full load, full acceleration
|I/O and Encoder||AU:tour Harting|
|Motor Power||45A Harting|
|Maximum Speed||3 m/s (9.84 ft/s)|
|Maximum Acceleration||1.5 m/s2 (4.92 ft/s2)|
|Working Load Limit||500 kg (1102.31 lb)|
|Travel (RORO)||260 m (853.02 ft)|
|Rope||Synthetic Rope, 6 mm (0.24 in)|
|Line Take-Off||Past Channels; Past Motor|
|Orientation||A, B, C, E|
|Operating Temp||Clean, dry, environment, 10 C to 35 C (50 F to 95 F), 50% RH|
|Outdoor Use||With cover|
|Dimensions (L x W x H)||5211 mm x 390 mm x 870 mm (205.16 in x 15.35 in x 34.25 in)
Width including cable chain: 479 mm (18.86 in)
|Drum Diameter||270 mm (10.63 in)|
|Self Weight, typical||910 kg (2006.21 lb)|
|Entertainment||ANSI E1.6 1-2012, ANSI E1.43-2016, BS 7905-1:2001|
|Safety||European Machinery Directive
SIL 3 (requires optional safety features)
|Extras||Single- or Dual-Circuit Load Cell, Secondary Encoder, Brake Release Monitors, On-winch Diverter Sheaves|
|Left View||Right View|
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Disclaimer: These specifications are general guidelines only and may not be appropriate for your particular project. All product specifications and Data are subject to change without notice. Data, performance features, and images may vary from the final project quote. Issue date: 2020.03.26. Copyright 2020 TAIT Towers Manufacturing, LLC. All rights reserved.