Katsa launches L490 series Clutched Marine Hybrid PTO Gearbox in 2500kW power range
Katsa is continuing to expand its range in Marine PTO Gearboxes and – Clutches. Katsa´s latest product in this segment is L490 Series Hybrid Clutch Gearbox. The new compact L490 has two inputs for both Electric- and Diesel-engines. Options for direct engine mounting can be selected flexibly between SAE 1 to SAE 00 and the system combines the two power inputs in to one main output for the Vessel propulsion drivetrain.
In addition, L490 series suits perfectly for Thruster PTO Clutch for bigger thrusters.
The product is rated up to 2500kW total power and can be equipped as a single or twin clutch version for coupling or decoupling the power inputs depending on sailing mode. Maximum clutched torque is rated up to 32.000Nm with hydraulically operated wet-plate clutches. The configuration also includes a standalone lubrication pump and manifold to ensure safe operation and reliability in all conditions.
In this power range the product can be used in large work- and tugboats or in mid-sized passenger vessels. Katsa´s system allows creating or converting a hybrid thruster drivetrain with possibility for full electric sailing, silent trolling and zero-emission operating at harbour- or inside city centre areas.