Azimuth Thruster

For more than 40 years, Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc. has been designing and manufacturing high quality marine propulsion equipment for vessels of all types. We have grown into a leading supplier of thrusters ranging from 75 kW to 8 MW, serving customers all over the world. Our headquarters in Houston, Texas consists of the largest thruster manufacturing factory in the world, with complete fabrication, machining, assembly and testing carried out at the facility. All thrusters are designed in-house by a complete engineering department for mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and electronic design.

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Underwater Mount Azimuth Thruster
Thrustmaster manufacturers heavy duty azimuthing thrusters from 35 HP (26kW) to 10,750 HP (8.0MW) with fixed pitch propellers. The product lineup includes hydraulic and mechanical thrusters with direct engine drive, electric drive or hydraulic drive, and underwater mountable thrusters for the largest marine applications.
Azimuth Z-drive Thrusters use fixed pitch propellers in open wheel configuration or with nozzles. Z Drive Azimuthing Thruster
Azimuth L-Drive Thrusters use fixed pitch propellers in open wheel configuration or with nozzle. L-Drive Azimuth Thruster
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