Propellers

CityAirbus Demonstrator Passes Major Propulsion Testing Milestone
Propellers

CityAirbus Demonstrator Passes Major Propulsion Testing Milestone

Project on track for maiden flight in 2018 London, Airbus Helicopters has recently completed the first full-scale testing for the propeller-and-duct system of the CityAirbus demonstrator – a multi-passenger, self-piloted electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) vehicle designed for urban air mobility. During this successful testing phase, the CityAirbus team thoroughly checked the...

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Seating

UTC Aerospace Systems Offers Increased Safety, Reliability and Efficiency Capabilities for Military Aircraft

PARIS AIR SHOW, Paris,Â- – UTC Aerospace Systems has a proud history of providing defense customers with safe, reliable and efficient content. The company's latest component and systems upgrades enhance safety and performance and lower operating costs. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). In choosing our advanced technologies, military customers...

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Two New Powerful Fireboats with Voith Propulsion Technology for Long Beach
Shaft Couplings

Two New Powerful Fireboats with Voith Propulsion Technology for Long Beach

YORK, Pa.Â- – Voith will provide Voith Schneider Propellers and turbo couplings for two fireboats designed by Robert Allan Ltd. for the Port of Long Beach, USA. With a water pumping capacity of more than 40,000 gallons per minute they will be among the world's most powerful fireboats. The numbers are impressive: With a total of ten monitors, each of the two identical fireboats is able to...

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Miscellaneous Controls

UTC Aerospace Systems Supports Airbus A400M Certification and First Production Delivery

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - PARIS AIR SHOW - UTC Aerospace Systems proudly supported Airbus Military in securing the A400M's European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) type certification in March 2013 and is preparing for the first production aircraft delivery. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). We congratulate Airbus Military on the A400M achieving its Type Certificate...

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Power Distribution Systems

Hamilton Sundstrand Supports Airbus A400M Certification

LONDON - FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW - Hamilton Sundstrand is preparing its suite of systems for the Airbus A400M new generation airlifter, including the largest all-composite propeller in production, for entry into service. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). We congratulate Airbus Military on the A400M achieving its Restricted Type Certificate from the...

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Propellers

Automatic Feathering Propeller adapts to boating conditions.

Designed to optimize propulsion for sailboats, Max-Prop ECOWIND adapts to changing situations by automatically varying its pitch under differing load conditions in order to maintain maximum performance. Results of use include optimal speeds in calm/rough conditions, minimal fuel consumption, extended range under power, and reduced engine noise at cruising speed. Available in sizes from 14-22 in.,...

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ABB Powers LNG Carriers Into New Era of Energy Efficiency
Electrical Components

ABB Powers LNG Carriers Into New Era of Energy Efficiency

An ABB electric propulsion system for liquefied natural gas carriers has revolutionized LNG transportation by reducing carrier fuel consumption by almost 30 percent while simultaneously increasing cargo capacity. Zurich, Switzerland, October 12, 2009--The ABB solution is part of a dual-fuel electric propulsion (DFEP) concept that uses a 4-stroke engine (fueled by either natural gas or diesel) to...

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Propellers

Patent Received on Adjustable Pitch Prop

Piqua, OH - June 1, 2009 - Hartzell Fan, a leading manufacturer of industrial air moving equipment, received notice from the United States Patent Office that Patent Application #7,494,325 on the Adjustable Pitch Aluminum Prop (AL Prop) has been approved. This patent is based on the shape, arrangement, and location of the ribs that go the length of the blades and how they reduce the sound...

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Mixer and Agitator Propellers / Impellers

Booster Propeller suits wide range of mixing applications.

Used with submersible mixers in large-flow applications, Phlo Booster(TM) propeller moves powerful axial jet stream of water with minimum power consumption, improving agitation and overall mixing system efficiency. It features thin-sectioned, double-curved, self-cleaning blades made of reinforced synthetic resins covered with special protective coatings. Powered directly through primary mixer,...

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Propellers

Upgrade Kits increase power and performance for boats.

Side-Power Thruster upgrade kit lets users replace Side-Power 4-blade props with 5-blade Q-prop for increased power, quiet operation, and maneuverability. Each Side-Power 5-blade Q-prop is designed for specific individual thruster, and performance is optimized by propeller skew blade design that reduces water friction and minimizes water turbulence within thruster tunnel. Kit components include...

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