IN-LINE THRUSTER Model 8HT
The Model 8HT thruster is designed for vessels from 38-48ft (12-15m) in length. The custom-engineered highly skewed stainless steel propeller and sleek thruster assembly provides extremely quiet operation. High grade Stainless Steel used throughout the assembly results in long, reliable marine service life.
|Hydraulic Motor:||Piston type cartridge motor installed in a streamlined housing. Easily replaced or removed for service. 11 GPM (41 LPM) at 2650 psi (180 bar).|
|Drive:||Direct drive, propeller mounted directly on motor shaft. No efficiency losses due to gear drive components.|
|Housing:||Type 316 stainless steel, hydrodynamically optimized. Dual seawater seals rated for pressure over 30 times actual. Sealed working pressure region completely isolated and protected from shaft seals and external environment.|
|Propeller:||Five blade, highly skewed, low noise, custom high performance propeller in 316 stainless steel.|
|Tunnel:||8″ (203 mm) inside diameter GRP, aluminum, or steel. Available with Classification Society approval.|
|Control Options:||– On / Off
– On / Off with Softshift
– Fully proportional state-of-the-art PLC electronic control
Numerous operating (joystick) stations to suit application. Weatherproof.
|Power Thrust:||15 HP (11 kW) at shaft developing 386 pounds (1.7 kN) of thrust*.
* Theoretical thrust rating certified by licensed Professional Engineer. Actual thrust will vary with tunnel length, depth of submersion and other installation variables.