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GMP | eCapstan Battery Powered Fiber Puller | #GMP71490

by GMP
Original price $17,500.00 - Original price $17,500.00
Original price
$17,500.00 - $17,500.00
Current price $17,500.00

General Machine Products | PART #GMP71490


The GMP eCapstan-Battery Powered Fiber Puller (71490) is a first of its kind! It offers the quietest Capstan, where you can use it virtually anywhere. Capstan hoists, often called catheads, make back-breaking work faster, easier, and more productive.

Proper mounting and rigging for a job are essential. Proper rigging makes a job easier and gives your crews the mechanical advantages to do things that otherwise would not be possible.


  • QUIET operation improves jobsite communication and safety
  • 15,000 ft of cable pulling on a single battery charge*
  • NO engine, NO emissions
  • Adjustable pulling force and speed
  • Electronically controlled pulling setpoints from 0-800+ lbs
  • 1 Man Operation
  • Data recording of pull force during operation
  • Hitch mount or ground stand capable
  • Uses capstans from 25" up to 42"
  • Quick push button operation to set capstan diameter, max pulling force, and pulling speed
  • Winch mode pull force override if pull force setpoint cannot complete pull
  • Battery life well over 2000 full charging cycles
  • Uses safe LiFePO4 technology


  • Max Pulling Load: 900 lbs. (4000 N)@ l00lb setpoints
  • Max Pulling Speed: 250 feet/minute (76m/min)
  • Discharge Temperature: -4°F to 130°F (-20°C to 54°C
  • Charge Temperature: 32° F to 114° F (0°C to 46°C}
  • Storage Temperature: 20° F to 95° F (-7°C to 35°C


  • Type: LiFePO4
  • Size: 48V, 40Ah
  • Charge Time: 8hr
  • Height: 11in (280mm)
  • Length: 15in (381mm)
  • Width: 9in (229mm)
  • Weight: 43lbs (19.5kg)


  • Motor Assembly P/N 71490
  • 48Vdc 40 Ah Battery pack
  • Charger
  • Controller
  • Hand-held trigger remote (Required)
  • Either/OR Capstan size (32" or 42") 32" Capstan P/N 36207, 42" Capstan P/N 71491
  • Either/OR One type of stand Hitch Mount Stand P/N 31219, Ground Stand P/N 31116