Tork Winch Inc

By: Tork Winch  09-12-2011
Keywords: Basketball Backstop

Basketball Backstop Winches / TW2000

Industry-engineered specifically for use as a basketball backstop winch, the TW2000 is the only oil-free design available and considered to be the best in the industry. Independent tests verify the high ultimate safety margin designed into our products.


UL Approved

 Product Name Backstop Winch
 Model Number TW2000
 Max. Safe Working Load Designed to lift a vertical weight of 1000 lbs./453kg., a backstop assembly weighing 1800 lbs./820 kg.
 Load Type Vertical lifting, pulling on a slope or pulling horizontally
 Rope Type 1/4" / 6 mm 7 x 19 aircraft cable. Rope not supplied with winch.
 Rope Travel 25 feet / 7.5 meters on one layer
A second layer, for 45 feet / 13.5 meters total, may be wound on if required
 Rope Speed 12 feet per minute / 3.5 meters per minute
 Electrical Characteristics 120 Volts, 60 cycle. Other voltages and frequencies on special order.
 Motor 1 HP / .75 KW
 Motor Type Instant reverse, low maximum current draw design, thermally protected
 Full Load Amperage 13 amps.
 Duty Cycle Standard: 10 minutes on, 20 minutes off. Other duty cycles may be available with alternative motors. Submit details of application to factory.
 Gear Reduction Proprietary composite self lubricating gearing with no oil bath
 Rope Drum Grooved for accurate winding. Supported in large diameter ball bearings and with positive, through-the-drum type rope anchoring.
 Braking Double, self-locking worm gearing plus passive uni-directional brake
 Pressure Roller Constant pressure type with torsion spring mounting
 Limit Switches Heavy duty upper and lower switches, gear driven for high accuracy
Maximum travel 45 feet / 13.8 meters
 Frame Construction Precision interlocking steel frame for high rigidity and precise alignment.
Semi enclosed for safety. E-coated for corrosion resistance.
 Weight (as shipped)  64 lbs.


  • For indoor use only
  • Not to be used for lifting people
  • Not to be used for lifting things over people without a safety locking device or an automatic fall arrester system in place

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