Maxwell VWC 3500

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  • Manufactured by: Maxwell


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The VWC Series is designed for automatic vertical handling of chain only anchor rodes while offering an independent capstan for the retrieval of a secondary rope and chain rode or to assist with docking procedures.

Supplied with reversing solenoid


  • Fully automatic single or dual direction chainwheel operation.
  • High-quality finish on above-deck components.
  • Heavy chrome over marine-grade bronze.
  • Integral chain pipe and stripper are aligned for virtually jam-free operation providing automatic feed of chain into and out of the anchor locker.
  • Port and starboard chainpipes for twin installations. (Sizes 2200 and above only).
  • Cone-type brake/clutch mechanism permits manual free fall anchoring.
  • Cone clutches, unlike dog clutches, provide smooth progressive engagement ensuring safe and precise operator control.
  • Chainwheel locking pawl.
  • Optional band brake available for 3500 series units.
  • Functional rope hauling from any direction using independent MAX-grip™ snag-free warping drum with clutch disengagement of chainwheel for positive control of all ropes.
  • Simple through deck installation by modular design and precise alignment of gearbox to the top works utilising marine-grade stainless steel bolts.
  • Anodized aluminium gearbox and spacer on 1000 and 1500 models. Marine-grade alloy gearbox housing, finished with a two coat paint system on 2200, 2500 and 3500 models
  • Heavy duty, dual direction motor, designed for marine winches.
  • Low profile configurations (no warping drum) are available.


  • Model 3500
  • Maximum Pull 1590kg
  • Chain Size (Short link) 10-13mm
  • Line Speed (Normal working) 10m/min 33ft/min
  • Power Supply (DC) 12
  • Motor Power 1200W
  • Net Weight (Electric) 48kg 105lbs


  • Model VWC3500
  • A 110mm
  • B 254mm
  • C 83mm
  • D 290mm
  • E 185mm
  • F 342mm
  • G (Std deck clearance) * 100mm
  • G1 (Extra deck clearance) 200mm
  • H (Working height of drum for rope warping) 29mm
  • I 215mm

  • This product was added to our catalog on Friday 30 April, 2010.

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