Worm Gear EN Compliant

Better by Design


H-49.8 Product Photo EN14492-1

The Ramsey H-49.8 is designed with a heavy duty frame and gears. This dependable, rugged, proven hydraulic worm gear winch offers brute strength and set the industry standard with 49.8 kN line pull.


  • Rugged worm gear design
  • Includes Brake
  • Manual and air free spool options
  • Mid mount design with base angles
  • Fairlead and cable tension optional
  • 4-way roller, cable tensioner options available
  • EN 14492-1 ompliant
  • Made in the USA

  • Towing & Recovery (Carrier)
  • Towing & Recovery (Light Wrecker)
  • Towing & Recovery (Medium Wrecker)
Rated line pull and line speed is based on the first layer of cable.
Rated Line Pull 11,000 Lbs / 4,990 Kg / 50 Kn
Gear Reduction 40:1
Weight w/o Cable 201 Lbs / 91 Kg
Overall Dimensions (L x W x H) 21.06 x 13.00 x 12.48 In / 534.8 x 329.9 x 317.0 MM
Brake Standard
Cable None
Drum Size (L x F x B) 11.50 x 8.75 x 5.00 In / 292.0 x 266.7 x 127.0 MM
Cable Capacity 155.0 Ft / 47.0 M
Recommended Cable Size 1/2 In / 12.0 MM
1st Layer Line Speed 29.9 Ft/Min / 9.1 M/Min
Hydraulic Pressure Required for Rated Line Pull 2,300 PSI
Hydraulic Flow Required for Rated Line Speed 15 GPM
Motor 6 Cu. In.
Additional Motor Options Call Factory
Clutch Type Blocked, DOW-LOK®
Clutch Control Air, Manual
Minimum Breaking Strength 99.6
Winches, capstans and hoists are not intended to be used for lifting or moving of persons.
The last 5 wraps of cable must be left on the drum to assist the cable clamp in holding the load.