Barton Single Clutch DO550.
This item is worth 295 Marine Miles points!
Modern, high-performance materials
Manufactured in modern lightweight materials, the DO 550 moulded parts are from high-grade plastics which are strong, light and impact-resistant. Cams and bases are from marine grade aluminium, 'Spectro' anodised for long life in the harsh marine environment.
True clutch mechanism
This true clutch mechanism allows line to be adjusted through the unit in the closed, locked position with minimal slippage. Release under load is positive and requires little effort.
The mechanism's opening and closing action is precise and easy to operate, even with cold wet hands. A positive handle lock in the closed position is also featured.
Kind to lines
The clutch's cam and base, manufactured from high grade extruded aluminium, feature a specially tempered tooth design which allows for maximum grip with minimal slippage, whilst being kind to your lines.
Stainless steel rope fairleads are fitted to both line entry and exit points; a feature which helps to prevent wear to both clutch and lines.
Bolt-together construction for straightforward servicing
The DO 550 clutch range features the advantage of a bolt-together construction which allows for ease of servicing and replacement of parts. A full range of components are available.
Ergonomically designed handle
The handle is strong and easy to grip, with a positive smooth lock and unlock action.
A unique feature of this new design is the removable insert on the top face of the handle. These inserts are available separately with a selection for both cruising and racing yachts.
|Maximum Holding Power ||of up to 550 kg|
|Rope Capacity ||up to 12 mm|
|Fastening Diameters ||6 mm|
|Fastening Centres ||79 mm|
|DO 550 Clutches ||Part No. ||Length ||Width ||Height ||Weight |
|Single ||PLB81500 ||133 mm ||38 mm ||68 mm ||343 g |
|Double ||PLB81501||133 mm||65 mm ||68 mm||544 g |
|Triple||PLB81502||133 mm||91 mm ||68 mm||754 g |
When fitting ensure a fair lead straight through the clutch to prevent wear to side plates and/ or reduced load capacities.
For best performance site clutch approximately 2' (600mm) forward of the winch to ensure a fair lead both vertically and horizontally.
Use Barton deck organisers forward of clutch to gain perfect alignment.
Always use a bolt-through fastenings with a suitable sealant.
A drilling template is provided on the packaging for your convenience.