Winches are used to lift, pull or move heavy loads by winding or unwinding a rope or cable. They consist of a drum or spool on which the rope or cable is wound, along with a power source and a control mechanism. Winches are commonly used in construction, maritime, and off-road vehicles for tasks like hoisting equipment, towing vehicles and recovering stuck vehicles. They offer pulling power & control, allowing operators to handle heavy loads with precision. Winches are available in various sizes & configurations, including electric, hydraulic and hand-operated models, to suit different applications & load capacities.