Black Diamond Vehicle Components is the official importer and distributor for Superwinch in South Africa and neighboring countries.
We’ve been at this for over 45 years and we continue to pour over the engineering, design, testing and manufacturing process to uncover new benefits for our users. Building on four continents, Superwinch is a global powerhouse in the winch game and we’re not giving up anytime soon.
Here’s a look at our consumer winches.
Superwinch holds the distinction of being the very first winch company to offer synthetic rope on a winch and we’ve not stopped there. Superwinch is also the first to recognize synthetic rope requires a rethinking of winch design: drums need to be stronger, heat-generating brakes need to be moved and
Superwinch is pioneering smarter winches with our new ROAM smartphone winch command system. ROAM unleashes the power in your winch with smart sensors that are networked from your winch to your smartphone providing you instant, actionable data to keep your winch performing. As you might expect, patents pending.
All products are put on a digital power meter to test that it is consuming the correct amount of power, checking for any electrical faults
Photometric Isolux Beam Pattern
Lights are tested in the Goniophotometer to model the beam pattern and depict the overall light output.
Vibration 15.6 G rms Rating
Products are placed on the vibration shock table with a vibration range of 25.6G for 4 hours to test that they can withstand the rated vibration standard. Products tested at 60 G rms are performed off-site.
Products are tested in a sealed chamber to ensure that they don’t introduce RF noise into electronics/radios.
High-Temperature & High Humidity
Operational Products are placed in a 60°C, 94% humidity chamber and left operational for 72 hours. Afterward, products are inspected for moisture, water drops, damaged LEDs, flickering LEDs, and more.
Long Term Durability
Products are then switched on and off 20,000 times repeatedly to ensure that they remain functional after all testing.
Once products are assembled every product is run through a submersion (water dunk test), then placed onto an aging rack and powered up for 30 minutes to ensure proper operation.
Ingress High Pressure
Products are sprayed from close distances with 80~100 BAR water pressure to verify the Ingress Protection rating, ensuring they are sealed properly.
Thermal Impact Rapid Temperature Change
Products are placed in a -40°C chamber for 30 minutes, and then placed in °C chamber for an additional 30 minutes. Products are then run for 72 hours to ensure full operational status.