Tunnel Gear Boxes (GDG) - Fotos: Sebastian Kaps . Dessau
At Getriebetechnik Dessau and it's former company's named ABUS/ASUG the manufactoring of marine gear reducers has got a tradition of ore than 50 years. The delivery of high quality and precision under consideration of all specific client's requests are basis for each projekt. Until now, more than 7.000 marine reduction gearboxes have been built under different classification societies. The gear reducers are worldwide used to the contentment of the clients according to the type among other things as main drives of cargo and passenger ships and as auxiliary drives such as generator plants.
The generator gear boxes enables the shipboard production of electricity by means of the low speed main engine of the vessel. The gear units are of two-stage design to increase the propeller speed to the requested generator speed. The transmission ratios are between 1:5 and 1:18.
Tunnel Gearbox (GDG), Gearbox in standard design:
Front End Gearbox (STG)
Front-End Gearbox (STG)
The programme of marine reduction gearboxes includes:
1) Max. rating factor P/n1= generator power/engine speed (kW/rpm). Higher rating factors on request
2) Other dimensions for centre distance H1 and hollow shaft dia. D1 on request
3) Dimensions D2, D3, D4 and L1 are valid for the appropriate size of coupling for the stated max. ratig factor.
4) Weights (dry) including mounted oil supply and monitoring system, but without VULKAN RATO-S coupling.