The slime green winch drum that sits above the Yo-yo’s moon-pool is the most significant single component on the vehicle. The “Mini TMS” is a light weight winch scaled for use with underwater instrumentation that is deployed from a USV has never been produced.
Starting from scratch we were also able to build in these features
- Integrated main bearings that are light weight and easy to flush with water
- Torque balancing to minimize energy consumption (Optional)
- Automatic mechanical breaking (Optional)