VULKAN Couplings Marine propulsion

Separated Diesel-Electric Drive Arrangement

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For ship design or safety-relevant reasons, the arrangement of compact gensets is not always possible. Often the four-stroke diesel engines are located separately from the generators in different compartments, separated by a bulkhead. In such cases, tailor-made, highly flexible coupling solutions are required, in order to bridge the distance between engine flywheel and generator, as well as make adjustments for torsional vibrations and absorb large displacements. Here, VULKAN Couplings offers specialised, cardanic solutions based on the standard RATO coupling portfolio, which meet all criteria in good measure.