Combinent has long history of producing offshore winches and hose reels. These winches and reels are produced for civil and military use often for critical applications. These equipment are used e.g. in offshore oil spill response and recovery work, in military ships for mine sweeping and for other specific offshore uses. Mine sweeping winches have several reels each including slip rings enabling reels to be operated independently from each other.
Winches and hose reels produced in Combinent are typically customized versions. Those are produced in volume of small series or even one unique piece at a time. When needed Combinent produces also proto versions of hose reels for customers’ development projects. Smallest of the winches and hose reels produced in Combinent are height of a man and the largest ones have height of almost four meters and weight of 14 thousand kilograms.
As Combinent is a slip ring manufacturer the winches and hose reels produced in Combinent include typically slip rings, rotary joints or hybrid slip ring including both electrical slip ring and rotary joint. These rotary joints are typically large customized versions having passage sizes up to 2″, pressure range up to 300 bar and inner bore as big as 6″. Combinent has also ATEX rotary joint version for winches available.