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Key Features

Load Capacity

Worm Gear Winches come in a range of load capacities to suit your specific needs, ensuring you can safely lift and position equipment, scenery, props, and other items, of varying weights.

The load capacity varies based on model, and if there are any questions you may have as to which one is the best choice for your application, our expert team are there to help!

Gear Ratio

Adjustments are common during install, lifting and moving in any industry. The precisely engineered gear ratios in our Worm Gear Hand Winches provide smooth and controlled lifting and allow for changes to be made based on requirements.


The entertainment industry has various rigours, and so reliability, paired with durability is required. The Winches we offer are built with this in mind, often with a zinc plating or steel finish. This reliability makes the worm gear winches an important asset for the sector.


Precise Control

Worm Gear Winches offer unparalleled control, allowing you to position your equipment with pinpoint accuracy, essential for flawless performances.

Self-Locking Mechanism

These Worm Gear Winches feature a self-locking mechanism, ensuring that the load remains securely in place even when the handle is released, enhancing safety which is paramount.

Minimal Maintenance Requirements

Designed with reliability in mind, our Worm Gear Winches require minimal maintenance, reducing the need for checking, and putting your mind at ease. This allows your equipment to be ready for every performance.


Worm Gear Winches are versatile and lend themselves perfectly to various entertainment applications, including:

- Theatre Productions: Perfect for raising and lowering scenery, curtains, and props with precision.

- Concerts and Events: Essential for positioning lighting rigs, speakers, and other equipment for the best audience experience.

- TV and Film Studios: Ensure smooth camera movements and set changes with our reliable Worm Gear Winches.


How to Choose the Right Worm Gear Winch

Choosing the right Worm Gear Winch depends on a range of factors, and certain scenarios and lifts will require different winches than others. Consider your specific lifting needs and consult the product specifications before choosing the winch that is right for you, be that a manual worm drive winch or a worm drive winch. Our expert team can assist you in selecting the perfect winch for your application.


Installation and Maintenance

Correct installation and maintenance are vital for the safety and longevity of these Winches. Follow our detailed installation instructions and recommended maintenance schedules to ensure your equipment operates flawlessly whatever the scenario.

Elevate your entertainment productions to new heights with Hoist UK's Manual Worm Gear Winches. Explore our range of Worm Drive Winches, Worm Gear Hand Winches and experience the precision, reliability, control, and durability, that professionals in the entertainment industry trust. If you require any assistance or guidance, do not hesitate to contact us! Our expert team will provide you with all the necessary help possibly, drawing on their vast industry experience.