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

1 Model Available for
Orbiter Door Positioning Winch

*Prices subject to change without notice

Products without prices are not available for purchase through our shopping cart
If you are interested in these products, add them to your quote list by clicking the red button below

Model No. Price Ea. Qty
Thern-Orbiter-Winch Call for Pricing