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November 27-29, 2018
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Vector® Coupling

16 August 2018

Tugboat Winch

Stromag Vector® couplings up to the challenge for tugboat winch application

Tugboat winches operate under extremely harsh conditions. Often towing vessels that are many times the size and weight of themselves, their winches must overcome rough seas and extreme loads. Typically hydraulically driven, high pressure pumps are used to convert power from the ships’ engines to the winch.

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05 July 2018

Ferry Propulsion System

Stromag Vector® Couplings & Composite Shaft for Ferry Propulsion System

A coupling solution was needed for a new catamaran ferry propulsion system that was powered by twin diesel engines connected to a speed reducing gearbox which drives a remote-mounted water jet or thruster pod. The coupling/shaft connects the gearbox to the water jet with a flange-to-flange span length of more than 9 feet.

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19 April 2018

Tugboat Winch

Stromag Vector® Coupling for Tugboat Winch

One of the World’s largest diesel engine distributors, located in Canada, required a reliable coupling for use on a commercial tugboat’s hydraulic towing winch system. The coupling connects the winch’s hydraulic pump to the front of one of the tug’s twin 1500 HP diesel propulsion engines that transmit 450 HP to the pump.

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