The Elbow Thruster is a variant of the Veth tunnel bow thruster. The greatest difference is that the Elbow Thruster is suitable for smaller power ranges up to 55 kW.
Simplicity is key
The advantages of the Elbow Thruster are similar to those of the Veth tunnel bow thruster. The innovative aspect of the Elbow Thruster is that simplicity served as the basis for the development. The lack of gearbox has resulted in a more attractive price tag.
Advantages of the Elbow Thruster
- Very simple and robust design
- Very favourable price and technology ratio
- Compact and easy to install
- Electric and hydraulic drive options available