Our Custom Winch Process

Our Custom Winch Process
Our Custom Winch Process

One of the biggest perks of working with Bloom Manufacturing is our turnaround time. Fully customizable capstan winches are ready within a few weeks...

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What is a Winch?

What is a Winch?

Have you ever wondered about what a winch is and what they are used for? The use of winches is a lot more common than you may think. Here at Bloom Manufacturing, we specialize in providing customized, American-made winches. Winches have many uses...

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Our Custom Winch Process

Our Custom Winch Process

One of the biggest perks of working with Bloom Manufacturing is our turnaround time. Fully customizable capstan winches are ready within a few weeks – Not a few months like the other guys. Join us today as we walk through the process, from beginning...

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What to Know About Winch Safety Brakes

What to Know About Winch Safety Brakes

Importance of Brakes in Winches  Many winches that are constructed come with a safety feature known as a brake handle. This handle is located at the top of the winch drum or the side of the winch. When you use the brake handle, it allows for manual...

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Everything You Need to Know About Hydraulic Winches

A hydraulic winch is powered by a hydraulic system. This means that hydraulic winches use fluid power to work which utilizes hydraulic systems and a motor pump between the generator set and the winch. Hydraulic winches were built to withstand big jobs...

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The Bloom Advantage

The Bloom Advantage

Bloom Manufacturing has over a century of experience in winch manufacturing. The company was founded in 1910 in Independence, Iowa, and specialized in grain elevators and other agricultural technology. In the 1960s, Bloom began manufacturing hydraulic...

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The Different Parts of a Winch

The Different Parts of a Winch

Winches are complex machines that have many important parts. A winch consists of a crank or motor, a rotating drum, cable, gears, and other parts. We wanted to share what these parts are, so keep on reading to learn more!  Motor  There...

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Marine and Boat Winches

Marine and Boat Winches

One of the best places to be during the summertime is out on the water. Take a few minutes to learn about where an aquatic winch can be used as well as how you can utilize a marine winch, boat winch, fishing winch, and more to make maritime work safe...

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The Difference Between a Pulley Block and a Snatch Block

The Difference Between a Pulley Block and a Snatch Block

Both pulley blocks and snatch blocks are fantastic tools to help assist in facilitating your lifting operations. They both are actually considered pulley blocks. There really isn’t a right answer over which one you should choose for a specific...

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Winch Wednesday: Which Winch is Right for You? Different Types of Winches

Winch Wednesday: Which Winch is Right for You? Different Types of Winches

No matter what kind of winch you're searching for, Bloom Manufacturing has the solution for you. With lifting winches, pulling winches, capstan winches and speed reducers available that can handle a variety of capacities, we’re here to meet...

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Common Winch Applications: 10 Ways Winches are Used

Bloom Manufacturing specializes in providing customized winch solutions to serve a variety of industries. Whether they’re being used on marine craft, fishing boats, garbage trucks, construction equipment, drilling equipment or for some other application,...

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