DC-Wind Chain

The DC-Wind chain hoist has been proven in operation all over the world for the maintenance and service of wind turbines.
Its high lifting speeds enable it to cut maintenance and downtimes to a minimum – making a valuable contribution towards high availability and efficient operation. What other benefits does the DC-Wind chain hoist offer?

  • Convenient operation
  • High safety standard
  • Simple transport of loads weighing up to 1,500 kg
  • Hook paths up to 180 metres
  • Variable attachment to a slewing arm or a travelling portal arrangement



The Demag DC-Wind chain hoist is specially designed to meet the needs of wind turbine manufacturers and operators, which makes it one of the most frequently used hoists in the industry.

High safety standard

  • Safe and reliable load handling thanks to its brake/coupling system and its corrosion-protected brake featuring IP 55 protection

Can be adapted to meet customer requirements

  • Specification to suit individual needs, e.g. lifting height and chain collector design
  • Modification for different climate zones (e.g. cold climate versions), offshore operation and installation sites at great heights

Convenient operation

  • Fast main lifting speed
  • Precise positioning at creep lifting speed
  • Trolley can be simply locked with a handle
  • Ergonomic control pendant

Fast installation and simple handling

  • Simple commissioning and convenient service thanks to Plug & Lift connections
  • Long product service life and extremely low wear due to electrical braking and slip monitoring of the slipping clutch
  • Gearbox and slipping clutch maintenance-free for up to 10 years

Technical Data

DC-Wind selection table



at 50 Hz

Hook path
Max. weight *)
125DC-Wind 216/4≤1202820
125DC-Wind 524/63326
250DC-Wind 516/43326
250DC-Wind 1024/6≤1805945
500DC-Wind 512/3≤1204336
500DC-Wind 1012/3≤1205945
1200DC-Wind 1516/4≤150155125

*) Weight without chain
SWL: safe working load
LS: lifting speed