Tractel's Griphoist Tirfor Winch

The Tractel Griphoist is a portable manual winch with traversing wire rope. They can lift, pull and place loads using a large length of wire rope while not exceeding their maximum working load limit.

The Tirfor winch is lever operated and is suitable for use in numerous applications including construction, telecommunications, rescue, and industrial. They are the ideal solution for professional who needs portable positioning, pulling, carrying or transferring.

The Grip Hoist has an optional sheave block, allow for increased capacity with for a minor cost.

The Tirfor winch and grip hoist are portable, strong and can be used in any orientation. The design of these grip hoists allow for a virtual unlimited lift or pull, the limit of which is determined only by the length of wire rope inserted into it.

Benefits for the Tirfor Griphoist
  • Light weight
  • Unlimited wire rope length
  • Heavy duty
  • Increase load capacity with deflection sheaves
  • Overload protection
Model Unit T-508 T-516 T-532 TU-17 TU-28 TU-32
Rope travel/Stroke lift in. 2 1.4 5 2 1.4 0.5
Capacity lbs. (kg) 2000* (800) 4,000* (1,600) 8,000* (3,200) 2,000*/1.500** (800/600) 4,000*/3,000** (1,600/1,200) 8,000*/6,000** (3,200/2,400)
Weight lbs. (kg) 14.25 (6.6) 30 (13.5) 51 (24) 18.5 (8.4) 41 (20) 59.5 (27)
Wire Rope Wt. lbs. (kg) 30ft./9m 8 (3.5) 60ft./18m 28.9 (13) 30ft./9m 8 (3.5) 30ft./9m 8 (3.6) 60ft./18m 28.9 (13) 30ft./9m 8 (3.5)
Dimensions in. (mm) 16 1/2 x 9 7/8 x 3 7/8 (420 x 250 x 99) 20 7/8 x 12 7/16 x 5 (530 x 315 x 127) 24 7/16 x 14 x 5 1/8 (631 x 357 x 148) 20 3/4 x 9 3/4 x 4 1/2 (825 x 284 x 113) 26 x 13 x 5 3/4 (660 x 360 x 145) 27 x 13 x 6 1/8 (685 x 365 x 156)
Handle Ext./Closed in. (mm) 27/16 (690/405) 45/26 (1147/648) 45/26 (1147/648) 28/18 (730/450) 45/26 (1147/648) 45/26 (1147/648)
Wire Rope Dia. in. (mm) 5/16 (8.3) 7/16 (11.5) 5/8 (16.3) 5/16 (8.3) 7/16 (11.5) 5/8 (16.3)
Min. Rope Break Strain lbs. (kg) 10,000 (4,500) 20,000 (9,000) 40,000 (18,000) 10,000 (4,500) 20,000 (9,000) 40,000 (18,000)
*capacity for material handling, **capacity for manriding, (conversions are approximate)

Ergonomic Partners is a distributor for Tractel Griphoist Tirfor winches in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Arkansas, Mississippi, Nebraska, Tennessee, Kentucky, Iowa, and Oklahoma.