Model 180 Winch Slip Ring



Voltage Maximum 1000 VAC
Current Maximum 7 A per pass
Maximum 100 A total current
Rotation Speed Maximum 100 rpm continuous
Operating Temperature --20°C to + 55°C1
Housing Stainless steel (304)
Insertion Length "L"
(see datasheet for drawing)
Varies with number of electrical passes

-20°C to + 40°C for hazardous area certified Model 180-X under Canadian jurisdiction

The Model 180 winch slip ring is comprised of electrical power and signal passes. Ideal for small systems, it is a compact, rugged unit designed for harsh operating conditions. For the hazardous area environment, there is an option for a fully certified, flameproof enclosure. When underwater operational capability is required, it can also be configured for use as a fluid-filled, pressure compensated unit.


  • Electrical passes rated to 1000 V / 7 A
  • Hazardous area certification available
  • Pigtail exits are capable of being sealed
  • Can accommodate a variety of wire and cable types
  • Rugged design intended for harsh environments
  • Reliable operation under shock and vibration


  • Compliance with the highest quality standards for design, manufacture and test
  • Maintenance free operation
  • More than 25 years of proven field performance
  • Integration with Fiber Optic Rotary Joints (FORJs) and Rotary Unions to provide a complete rotating interface solution

Typical Applications

  • Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs)
  • Winch and TMS applications
  • Oceanographic winches (surface and subsea)
  • Industrial machinery
  • Land based oil and gas