Thrustmaster Corporate Brochure
Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc. manufactures heavy duty commercial marine propulsion and thrusters. The factory and production of all thrusters is based out of Houston, Texas with a global network of sales offices in Rotterdam, Singapore, China, Dubai, and Brazil. A service office is located in Houma, Louisiana to assist offshore clients.
All thrusters are developed in-house by a complete engineering department for mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and electronic design. Tooling includes machining and measuring equipment, CAD, vessel resistance and propulsion, 3D modeling and ANSYS Finite Element Analysis. The application of modal analysis, stress and strain analysis as well as rotor dynamic analysis of drive trains and transmissions are fundamentals towards the reliability and quality of Thrustmaster’s products.Learn More > | Our History > | Our Facility >
Phone - 713-937-6295Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc.
Tunnel thrusters are installed in the bow or stern in order to improve docking, slow speed maneuvering, emergency steering and station keeping at zero or slow forward speed.
Depending on the type of vessel, the range of application for tunnel thrusters extends from brief docking and casting-off in ports with a limited number of operating hours every year up to continuous operation under extreme load conditions in demanding offshore applications with dynamic positioning.
In order to meet the numerous demands of the many vessel types used around the world Thrustmaster engineers design tunnel thrusters of aluminum or steel, and, with options regarding the kind of input power (prime movers) needed by the customer. All of Thrustmaster tunnel thrusters use fixed pitch propellers.
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