Initially designed for the demanding commercial market, but now available for yacht applications, NAIAD Right Angle Bow Thrusters and Right Angle Stern Thrusters feature robust, heavy duty, matched ground spiral bevel gearing for quiet operation under high-load conditions. Gearing is available to suit both 50 and 60 Hertz applications. The propeller shaft is rigidly supported in a powerful three bearing configuration. The gear housing is lubricated with positive pressure and vented to ensure against contamination.
The Right Angle Thruster Systems gave inboard shafting design allows drive flexibility with either a hydraulic motor or AC electric motor drive package. Right Angle Power Thrusters are available in six sizes for vessels from 50 to 250 feet (15 to 76 meters) LOA, with tunnel materials to match any hull. NAIAD tunnels with pre-mounted saddle are available classification society approved.