Dromec BV's capstans are available in electric, hydraulic and pneumatic versions. The capstans van be supplied with steel, plastic or stainless steel warping head. They are available as a straight or right angled version. Both are available with a horizontal or vertical head. There are also versions available with two warping heads.

Important characteristics of a capstan:

  • Horizontal displacement of load, not suitable for lifting applications
  • Pulling force calculated at first layer
  • Cable or rope is wound several times around the head
  • The slack part must be pre-tensioned by hand

Please contact us if you need more information!


Electric capstans up to 10 tonnes


Hydraulic capstans up to 10 tonnes


Pneumatic capstans up to 5 tonnes