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Flowserve Enhances Pleuger Azimuthing Thruster Tilted Shaft Improves Net Thrust for Offshore Applications

Dayton, Ohio, USA - July 27, 2007 - Flowserve Corporation, a global provider of fluid motion and control products and services, has made significant enhancements to its Pleuger brand of azimuthing thrusters. These thruster units are multidirectional propeller pods installed on oil platforms and ships in order to allow for intricate vessel positioning. The Pleuger azimuthing thruster advancements...

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Doncasters Protects A400m Propellers

MELBOURNE, UK: The Doncasters Group, a leading global manufacturer of precision components for the aerospace sector, is manufacturing erosion shields for the Airbus A400M military aircraft's propellers through Ratier-Figeac in a contract worth Â-£2.0m. The erosion shield is an essential part of the propeller, protecting it from damage caused by airborne particles. Doncasters will manufacture...

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