Azimuth thruster
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azimuth thruster
azimuth thruster
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Application domain
for ships
Other characteristics

Min.: 100 kW (136 hp)

Max.: 850 kW (1,155.7 hp)


High maneuverability for shallow water environments Like all ZF Azimuth thrusters, Shallow Draught Thrusters offer steerable thrust in all directions, allowing unmatched maneuverability. The Shallow Draught Thruster is the perfect solution for vessels which are required to navigate in shallow waters. It is typically used in pontoons, landing crafts, ferries and workboats as main propulsion thruster, auxiliary propulsion thruster. The Shallow Draught Thruster can be provided in a performance range of 100-850 kW Advantages 360° maneuverability without thrust deduction in any angle Compact design, water intake and nozzle within one circle Design allows low water intake speed, thus avoiding the induction of foreign material and / or debris Highest reliability Ease of installation and maintenance Operation with biodegradable lubrication oil possible Available with Condition Monitoring System Function All ZF Azimuth Thrusters are developed and produced in-house and thus, can be customized according to the customer’s wishes. Z-drive or L-drive Control system ThrusterCommand is integral part of the propulsion system Mounting configuration Well mounted from top Drive options Diesel engine, using upper gearbox and wet or dry operated clutch (Z-drive) Electric motor, both horizontal (Z-drive) and vertical (L-drive) Hydraulic motor (L-drive) Steering of the thruster Electric or hydraulic steering Cooling Sea water Fresh water Resilient suspension to reduce vibrations In some cases the Tunnel Thruster can be an alternative for a Shallow Draught Thruster Classification by all major classification societies Available with Condition Monitoring System


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